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Our Careers and EmployabilityTeam is here to help you develop the knowledge, skills and experience to become confident about making informed decisions to build a rewarding career.
Services are available to current students and to recent graduates (up to three years following graduation) and include:
In the portal you will find a range of video, audio and tutorial resources to support you in your job search and career planning. You can also access advice from employers across different sectors about what they look for in applicants and how best to make a positive impression. Specifically you will find help with:
- Researching employers and searching for opportunities
- Creating a CV or completing an application form
- Practicing interview techniques and online selection tests
- Identifying your skills and developing self-awareness
In addition you can access:
1-1 support from a Careers Consultant: Quick Queries & Guidance Interviews
These are 20-minute sessions with a Careers Consultant designed to address specific issues such as help with your CV or an application form for example.
Slots are offered at Holloway Student Hub, Aldgate Student Hub and Moorgate Student Hub.
Locations and times (vacation times to begin week commencing June 5th 2017):
Holloway Student Hub, Tower Building TM1-89
Term time: 13:00 to 15:00, Monday - Friday
Vacation: 13:00 to 15:00, Monday, Wednesday and Friday
Aldgate Student Hub, Calcutta House CMGN-24
Term time: 13:00 to 15:00, Wednesday and Thursday
Vacation: 13:00 to 15:00, Wednesday only
Moorgate Student Hub, Moorgate MG3-03,
Term time: 14:00 to 16:00, Tuesday - Friday
Vacation: 14:00 to 16:00, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
Booking a Quick Queries session:
Bookings can be made in advance, but only for slots within the current week. Contact:
Moorgate Student Hub, Moorgate MG3-03:
Tel: 020 7320 1500
Holloway Student Hub, Tower Building TM1-89:
Tel: 020 7133 4509
Aldgate Student Hub, Calcutta House CMGN-24:
Tel: 020 7320 4807
Careers and Employability team, Holloway:
Tel: 020 7133 4033
Careers and Employability team, Moorgate:
Tel: 020 7320 2380
Guidance Interviews are slightly longer (lasting approximately 30 minutes) and can be used to address a variety of issues, for example:
- Identifying and developing skills
- Exploring different career areas which might be of interest
- Researching employers and sectors
- Searching for work or placement opportunities
- Practicing interview techniques
Guidance Interviews can be booked via the Careers and Employability team numbers shown above.
London Met Graduate Internship Scheme 2017/18!
London Met Graduate Internship Scheme 2017/18
Applications have now closed for this year. We will reopen in summer 2018.
If you have any queries, please contact email@example.com
Workshops and Events
The team organise regular workshops on topics including Job Search, Networking, Creating a CV, Using Linkedin, Completing Applications and Interview Techniques. Each term there are also opportunities to attend skills workshops where you can develop specific employment related skills such as team working or time management. In addition, we organise employer led events and presentations. To find out more about what is on offer and to book a place visit our Eventbrite page.
Way to Win 2017, Presentations
Career Mentoring Programmes
These run throughout each academic year and offer students the opportunity to be matched to experienced professionals across a variety of sectors. The schemes allow you to extend your knowledge of your chosen sector, to gain a greater understanding of the roles available, to build your confidence and to extend your professional network.
The Career Mentoring Programme matches current students with professional mentors. The mentors come from a range of subject disciplines and will have over three years professional experience in their sector. The scheme runs for approximately 5 months and it is expected that mentors and students will have a minimum of five meetings.
If you are a current London Met student and would like to be mentored, please complete the application form.
If you are a professional and are interested in sharing your professional experience and knowledge with a current student, complete the mentor application form.
If you would like further information on these programmes please email the mentoring team: firstname.lastname@example.org
Employability Award 2017/18
This programme is designed to enhance your employability skills and prepare you for the competitive graduate job market.
Applications for this programme will re-open in October 2017.
Careers Blog: information on opportunities and events
For the latest news on Careers and Employability service activities, events and opportunities please follow our blog.
For more details of service policies and our committment to support you please see our Careers Vision Statement and Service Guidelines.
The Careers and Employability team is committed to providing a quality service to all its clients and if you have a disability and require assistance to access any of our services we are happy to discuss alternative arrangements with you. Please contact us at: email@example.com.
Contact us for more information on developing knowledge, skills and experience to become confident about making informed decisions to build a rewarding career.