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Careers Fair 2020

01 Jan

Saturday 21 March 2020 - Registrations Now Open!!

Plans for the College’s Careers Fair on Saturday 21 March are well underway. The bi-annual event is open to Year 10 to Sixth Form pupils and their parents. It provides a ‘one stop careers shop’ with a wide range of speakers and organisations on hand to offer advice and guidance.

The Careers Fair will run from 9.30am to 1.00pm and, as well as a keynote presentation, attendees will be able to attend up to three workshops depending on their personal interests and visit an exhibition zone, with stalls from many well-known companies, charities, institutions, universities and gap year organisations.

Dr Charlotte Cowie, Head of Medicine at the Football Association has kindly agreed to be the keynote speaker for the 2020 event.

Comments Head of Careers, Jacqui Quinney, "We are delighted to have Dr Cowie on board to open the event and set the tone for the day. She has forged an amazing career in elite and professional sport medicine spanning almost 30 years and covering many sports. She has attended three Olympic Games with Team GB and was the first female doctor to work in the English Football Leagues, before taking on her strategic role at the FA, her presentation promises to be one not to miss."

Registrations are now open, consider the advice below before going to the link at the bottom to register.

Advice for choosing talks:
If you think you might be interested in a career in Business, then consider these talks:

  • Deloitte: My experiences on a large graduate scheme and why school leaver programmes could be an alternative to university. parent
  • Entrepreneurship - Running Your Own Business
  • Life of a Business Apprentice at Rolls-Royce
  • Life at KPMG - Working as an Apprentice at one of the Big Four Accounting Firms
  • Retail Management / What do employers look for in an application?
  • Social Media, Digital, Marketing and Advertising – enjoy a career in this fast-moving sector…
  • Transforming a Retail Business
  • National Grid – New Talent Careers
  • Careers after Oxford Media and Business School
  • Real Estate and Planning – University of Reading
  • Sports Related Courses – UCFB
  • Building Brands, Creating Value and having fun

If you are creative and would like a career that puts these skills to good use, then consider:

  • Careers in the design of buildings
  • Art and design careers in the film industry and the role of a concept artist
  • The Journey from A Bedroom Hobby To Global Games with Disney  
  • How to Design a Hyper Car
  • Making a Fashion Degree work
  • Social Media, Digital, Marketing and Advertising – enjoy a career in this fast moving sector…
  • TV, Radio and Media 
  • How Product Designers make the world a better place…and how working in the world’s leading creative industry you can contribute to the UK economy.
  • What I've learnt working in the music industry.
  • Building Brands, Creating Value and having fun.

If Computing, Engineering and Science are your thing then these might be of interest:

  • Careers in the design of buildings
  • The Journey from a Bedroom Hobby to Global Games with Disney 
  • Cyber Security – Can you hack it?
  • How to Design a Hyper Car
  • IBM School Leaver Programmes
  • Midwifery: Scrubs, refugee camps and improving maternity care across the UK
  • How Product Designers make the world a better place…and how working in the world’s leading creative industry you can contribute to the UK economy.
  • Technology careers in the transport sector
  • National Grid – New Talent Careers
  • Jaguar Land Rover Early Career Opportunities
  • Looking for a career in Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and wondering what is the best route?
  • Careers in the Army
  • Careers in the Navy

If you are interested in jobs that mainly involve working with people then you might like these:

  • Midwifery: Scrubs, refugee camps and improving maternity care across the UK
  • Law 1: From Probation Officer, to Barrister to Judge  
  • Law 2: Careers in Law
  • My journey back to Princethorpe; from Pupil to Teacher
  • Psychology: An insight into working as a Clinical Psychologist within a Physical Health setting

If you want to find out more about going to university then be sure to attend one or two of the university talks.

The deadline for registrations is Friday 28 February 2020. Please follow the link here to register.

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