Faculty of Social Sciences Employability Showcase

Wednesday 10 February 2016, 12noon to 5pm

Stand out now, before you graduate!

An employability event for all students in the Faculty of Social Sciences

Venue: Executive Suite, Top Floor, new Business School/Lord Swraj Paul Building

Don't miss this opportunity to listen to and engage with key industry speakers and entrepreneurs from local and national businesses, banking and law firms.

Find out:

  • What employers are really looking for and what mistakes to avoid
  • How to gain experience and skills which employers really value, before you graduate
  • What opportunities you can sign up to right now

Exhibitors and guest speakers will be available to give you advice on how you can add to your CV and stand out

Give your CV a health check at the CV clinic while you are there.

No need to book, just drop in.

Programme of speakers 

Please note that some sessions run at the same time. CV Clinic and exhibitors are available throughout the afternoon (see below).

Time and roomSession detailsIf you are interested in...

12.00-1.00pm
Room MU505

Employers' Expectations - Gabriella Ragno from Enterprise Rent-A-Car  Impressing employers
1.00-1.30pm
Room MU505
 Claire Dowdall, Young Entrepreneur  Developing a business idea
1.00-1.30pm
Room MU507
 Careers in Teaching - Naresh Patel, University of Wolverhampton   Teaching
1.30-2.00pm
Room MU507
 Volunteering with 'Employability UK' - Di Vernon, CEO of this social enterprise  Volunteering experience with secondary pupils
 2.00-2.30pm
Room MU505
 Challenge Academy - Nigel Birch, Business Solutions, University of Wolverhampton  Volunteering for real life business projects
 2.00-2.30pm
Room MU507
 Language study at the University - Angela Molinari, Languages For All, University of Wolverhampton  Adding language skills to your CV
 2.30-3.00pm
Room MU507
 'Be Your Own Boss' - Ginger Nijjar, Business Consultant, University of Wolverhampton  Developing a business idea
 3.00-4.00pm
Room MU505
 Creating the right impression with your application - Christopher Hyde, Handelsbanken  Impressing employers
3.00-3.30pm
Room MU507
Volunteering for law and social sciences - Anne-Marie Harrison, Volunteer Central and Tony Shannon-Little, Wolverhampton Legal Companions, University of Wolverhampton  Volunteering for law or social science schemes
3.30-4.00pm
Room MU507
Overseas placements - David Edwards, University of Wolverhampton  Getting experience abroad
4.00-4.30pm
Room MU507
Sandwich year and summer placements - Sat Sehmbey, Faculty Placement Officer and Jourdan Russell, Student  Exploring full-time work experience
4.00-4.30pm
Room MU505
Student Law Society (SLS) - come and see one of the Society’s communication skills activities in action. Today Interviewing Clients workshop.  Finding out about SLS activities
4.30-5.30pm
Room MU505
Succeeding at Assessment Centres - Raman Dhillon and Tom Fletcher, Irwin Mitchell Applying to law firms

CV Clinic

Sign up for a 20 minute consultation with advice on improving your CV. Sessions throughout the day from 12.00-4.00pm. You must bring a copy of your CV to review.

Exhibition stands

Exhibition stands will be on the top floor of the new Business School (MU Building) from 12.00-4.00pm.

  • Challenge Academy
  • Volunteer Central/Workplace/Enterprise Opportunities
  • Work/Erasmus Placements
  • Postgraduate courses
  • Languages For All
  • Student Law Society
  • Mentoring and Alumni