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Events in the Skills4Work Programme

All recruiters look for evidence of a range of skills that will make applicants effective in the workplace. The Skills4WorkProgramme, run in partnership between UCL Careers and Students' Union UCL, will help you understand what recruiters are looking for and how to develop and promote your skills more effectively.

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Keyword 
Start Date     End Date 
08 February 2017
18:00 - 20:30
Professional Presentations
(Workshops)
Delivered by: The Global Skills Project
03 October 2017
13:00 - 15:00
Panel Discussion: Application Forms
(Panel discussions)
Delivered by: Unlocked, PwC, Bank of England and TBC
05 October 2017
17:00 - 19:00
Workshop: Commercial Awareness
(Workshops)
Delivered by: ICAEW and TBC
06 October 2017
14:00 - 16:30
CV/App Checking
(Coaching)
09 October 2017
13:00 - 15:00
Workshop: Leadership
(Workshops)
Delivered by: Atos and Frontline
09 October 2017
18:00 - 20:00
Inspirational Leadership
(Workshops)  Book this event
Delivered by: UpSkill4Life
11 October 2017
18:00 - 21:00
Project Management
(Workshops)  Book this event
Delivered by: The Global Skills Project
12 October 2017
17:00 - 19:00
Panel Discussion: CVs & Covering Letters
(Panel discussions)
Delivered by: Freshminds, Wellcome, and TBC
13 October 2017
14:00 - 16:30
CV/App Checking
(Coaching)
16 October 2017
13:00 - 15:00
Panel Discussion: Succeeding at Interviews
(Panel discussions)
Delivered by: Linklaters, FDM Group, Wellcome, and TBC
17 October 2017
17:00 - 19:00
Workshop: Teamwork
(Workshops)
Delivered by: L’Oréal and CBRE
18 October 2017
18:00 - 20:30
Selling Yourself on Paper
(Workshops)  Book this event
Delivered by: The Global Skills Project
19 October 2017
18:00 - 20:00
Writing & Interview Skills
(Workshops)  Book this event
Delivered by: UpSkill4Life
20 October 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Practice Interview
(Coaching)
20 October 2017
14:00 - 16:30
CV/App Checking
(Coaching)
23 October 2017
18:00 - 20:00
Successful Team Working
(Workshops)  Book this event
Delivered by: UpSkill4Life
25 October 2017
15:00 - 17:00
Panel Discussion: Marketing Yourself to Recruiters
(Panel discussions)
Delivered by: RBS, BNY Mellon, RPC and TBC
25 October 2017
18:00 - 20:00
Selling Yourself in a Presentation
(Workshops)  Book this event
Delivered by: The Global Skills Project
26 October 2017
17:00 - 19:00
Workshop: Career Drive & Motivation
(Workshops)
Delivered by: Shell and TBC
27 October 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Practice Interview
(Coaching)
Delivered by: FDM Group and MThree
27 October 2017
14:00 - 16:30
CV/App Checking
(Coaching)
Delivered by: Bristows and MThree
30 October 2017
18:00 - 20:00
Building Your Personal Brand Online
(Workshops)  Book this event
Delivered by: Upskill4Life
01 November 2017
15:00 - 17:00
Assessment Centres and How to Prepare for Them
(Panel discussions)
Delivered by: University of Law, Atos, Unlocked and TBC
01 November 2017
18:00 - 20:30
Professional Presentations
(Workshops)  Book this event
Delivered by: The Global Skills Project
02 November 2017
17:00 - 19:00
Workshop: Presenting and Influencing
(Workshops)
Delivered by: Teach First and TBC
03 November 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Practice Interview
(Coaching)
03 November 2017
14:00 - 16:30
CV/App Checking
(Coaching)
Delivered by: Atos and Teach First
13 November 2017
18:00 - 20:00
Assessment Centre Success
(Workshops)  Book this event
Delivered by: UpSkill4Life
15 November 2017
15:00 - 17:00
Workshop: Negotiation Skills
(Workshops)
Delivered by: Clyde & Co and TBC
15 November 2017
18:00 - 20:30
Selling Yourself on Paper
(Workshops)  Book this event
Delivered by: The Global Skills Project
17 November 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Practice Interview
(Coaching)
17 November 2017
14:00 - 16:30
CV/App Checking
(Coaching)
20 November 2017
18:00 - 20:30
Dealing with Difficult Situations
(Workshops)  Book this event
Delivered by: UpSkill4Life
22 November 2017
18:00 - 20:30
Conference Presentations
(Workshops)  Book this event
Delivered by: The Global Skills Project
23 November 2017
18:00 - 20:00
The Influencer
(Workshops)  Book this event
Delivered by: UpSkills4Life
24 November 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Practice Interview
(Coaching)
24 November 2017
14:00 - 16:30
CV/App Checking
(Coaching)
27 November 2017
18:00 - 20:00
The Winning Negotiator TBC
(Workshops)  Book this event
Delivered by: UpSkill4Life
29 November 2017
18:00 - 21:00
Project Management
(Workshops)  Book this event
Delivered by: The Global Skills Project
01 December 2017
09:30 - 13:00
Practice Interview
(Coaching)
01 December 2017
14:00 - 16:30
CV/App Checking
(Coaching)
04 December 2017
18:00 - 20:00
Creative Thinking & Problem Solving
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Delivered by: UpSkill4Life
24 January 2018
15:00 - 17:00
Workshop: Commercial Awareness
(Workshops)
Delivered by: University of Law and TBC
26 January 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Practice Interview
(Coaching)
26 January 2018
14:00 - 16:30
CV/App Checking
(Coaching)
02 February 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Practice Interview
(Coaching)
02 February 2018
14:00 - 16:30
CV/App Checking
(Coaching)
09 February 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Practice Interview
(Coaching)
09 February 2018
14:00 - 16:30
CV/App Checking
(Coaching)
23 February 2018
09:30 - 13:00
Practice Interview
(Coaching)
02 March 2018
09:30 - 01:00
Practice Interview
(Coaching)

Based on recommendations from the AGR (Association of Graduate Recruiters), the Skills4Work Programme provides you with a range of events: 

Panel discussions: In this session you will be able to a range of recruiters all of your questions. They will also offer their top tips for what they look for in a successful applicant. If you want to maximise your chances of success when applying for graduate jobs and internships, don't miss these sessions...

Interactive workshops: Interactive workshops on a range of topics will enable you to develop your skills. Delivered by a range of graduate recruiters or professional trainers...

Coaching - Employer-led CV & Application Checking: a range of graduate recruiters have volunteered to offer 1-1 coaching on writing CVs, cover letters, personal statements and/or application forms.
Even if you're not applying to their company, you can get a recruiter's view on any application you've written* and they'll suggest tips for improvement in terms of what recruiters generally look for in applications and what will make yours stand out from the crowd.  *Some employers will review any application while others may only look at a specific type of application, (e.g. a CV or an application form but not both), based on what's common practice at their company.

Coaching - Employer-led Mock Interviews: The face to face interview is a process which practically every student will go through at some point in their career. Even if you're not expecting to attend an interview in the near future, this 30 minute role-play exercise with a Graduate Recruiter will help you practice typical interview questions for graduate schemes and internships. You'll receive feedback on your performance during the session and have chance to address any other concerns you have about the interview process.

Coaching - Employer-led Mock Assessment Centres: Each Assessment Centre is provided by a range of employers from different sectors. You don't have to be applying to the employers or sectors involved as they will be running general exercises typical of assessment centres run by any company.

You will complete:

  • a competency based interview
  • a group exercise
  • a presentation

and receive feedback on how you have performed in each area.

You will also have the chance to network with the graduate recruiters taking part in the event.

To ensure you know when an event you're interested in is available for booking, we strongly recommend that you register with UCLAlert!