Are you interested to hear from alumni from all over the world who have built interesting and fulfilling careers after graduating from Bristol? Would you like to hear from Faculty of Arts alumni who now work in diverse roles, ranging from being a brand manager for the Royal Mint, to a history teacher in Seychelles, or a reporter for the Wall Street journal?
February is a special month for those studying in the Faculty of Arts, as the Careers Service and Faculty collaborate to host the annual Faculty of Arts Careers Series, spanning four weeks from 1 to 28 February 2023.
Hi, I’m Phoebe! And last month I went along to the Career Service’s ‘Public Sector Panel’ which featured four inspiring representatives from the public sector who came to share their experience of working in the industry with students. This is what I learnt …
I recently had the opportunity to attend ‘How to get into Marketing, Advertising and PR’, an event organised by the Careers Service for Social Science and Law students. We heard from many exciting people working at pioneering companies (see more below), who shared exciting insights and top tips.
In October 2022 the Faculty of Social Science and Law employability team hosted a ‘How to get into Government and Politics’ panel event. Professional speakers, all University of Bristol Social Science and Law alumni, joined to talk about their careers in this area and give advice on how you can get there.
Speakers we heard from:
Tabitha Tossel, Senior COVID-19 Inquiry Governance Officer at the Department for Health and Social Care.
Kim Slim, Policy Team Leader at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.
Anwen Jones, Area Lead for Gloucestershire and Dorset in the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities.
James Allan, Economics and Strategy at the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office.
Vasiliki Sogia, Social Research Officer at the Office for National Statistics.
Check out their profiles on LinkedIn by clicking their names! (more…)
Following a highly successful first year of City Challenges, Girls Are INvestors (GAIN) took part in hosting the first City Challenge of the new academic year.
Students tackled the question of ‘How we can encourage women into finance and bust myths?’ in groups before presenting their ideas to GAIN, allowing the charity to use these ideas in their future work.
It’s here! The Employer Showcase, our Autumn careers fair, takes place this week on Wednesday 19 and Thursday 20 October, from 12:30 pm to 4 pm, at Bristol Beacon.
Whether you’ve just started university or you’re gearing up for graduation, the Employer Showcase will have something for you.
It’s worth taking advantage of these opportunities whilst they’re readily available to you, even if you have no idea what you’re planning on doing after your studies. Have a snoop and see what appeals to you. If you know exactly what you want to do: great! Come along and network with employers from a whole range of industries.