Employability

Employable Me is the Students’ Union joint initiative with the University’s Careers & Employability department, equipping Surrey students with essential skills and experience for life after university.

Both the Union and the Careers team are here to help provide such opportunities and in turn, we can help you translate those skills to gain an advantage in the job market. If you have any queries, -please contact Student Activities Manager, Jodie Barnes.

Upcoming Events

Monday 29th Nov 6-7pm Top tips on how to succeed in a strengths based interview, with RSM.
This session will cover: Strengths based interviewing techniques and tips for answering comment interview questions Go through a ‘mock’ assessment day so you know what to expect at each step of the process Meet RSM guest speaker who will talk about their experience of working for RSM and what to expect as a graduate trainee in the firm We will also explore our current graduate and placement opportunities available at RSM.  
https://pathfinder.surrey.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=1743&service=Careers+Service

Tuesday 30th  Dec 6-7pm Assessment Centre – Hints and Tips, with IBM, Nov 2021
This session will cover: What to expect at the Assessment Centre Key tips and information on how to prepare for this An opportunity to raise any questions you may have about Assessment Centres or IBM Gain insights from current IBM placement and graduate students.   https://pathfinder.surrey.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=1747&service=Careers+Service

Thursday 2nd Dec 2-5pm, Students Union – LinkedIn Headshots
Book a slot to come along to the Students Union and get your free headshot photo for your LinkedIn website! Link to book below, please note each session will be 15 minutes:
https://ussu.co/LinkedInHeadshots

Thursday 2nd December 6-7pm, LTA – EmployableMe Workshop
Come along to our EmployableMe workshop to learn how you can translate the skills you have learnt through volunteering with the Students Union/ at University in order to help you gain Employability after University. We will demonstrate how you can translate these skills in interviews and on your CV.
https://ussu.co/EmployableMeWorkshop

Thur 2nd Dec 6-7pm  Succeeding at Virtual Assessment Centres, with Civil Service Fast Stream, Dec 2021   About the session Almost 90% of employers use an assessment centre as part of their graduate recruitment process. Join this session to gain tips and advice on how to successfully complete the Fast Stream Assessment Centre Process.   The session will cover: What to expect before, during and after the assessment centre What will be assessed How to prepare for different exercises Overall tips on how to pass the assessment centre   This session is open to all students interested in a future within the Civil Service.   https://pathfinder.surrey.ac.uk/leap/event.html?id=1745&service=Careers+Service

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