Posted by on January 23, 2017 at 9:36 am

Getting over your fears about approaching Careers “The Wall is a colossal fortification which stretches for 100 leagues (300 miles) along the northern border of the Seven Kingdoms, defending the realm from the wildlings who live beyond.” So you are a student, you want to come and ask the Careers and Employability for advice, but

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Posted by on October 13, 2015 at 12:43 pm

It is that time of year again, and the Careers Service have been busy working full steam ahead planning the 2015 Graduate Jobs Fair! On 20 October 2015 the Sports Hall in Student Central will be packed with around 70 graduate employers, and they want to hear from you! If you’re planning to come along here’s a list

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Posted by on September 16, 2014 at 8:19 am

If you’re planning to attend our Graduate Jobs Fair on  7th October 2014 (and really, if you’re interested enough to be reading this blog post, you should be !) it’s worth thinking about a few potential pit falls that can be easily avoided. Here is our list of Huddersfield Horrors that you need to shun in

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Posted by on April 15, 2014 at 9:50 am

It’s nearly Summer, so almost time for that well deserved holiday ….. ….. and summer also means that it’s time for another wave of Careers Fairs and Recruitment events. You can see a list here at Prospects. If you’re in your final year at University then exams and final year projects will probably be the most important

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Posted by on October 23, 2013 at 11:50 am

Less than a week to go before our Grad Jobs Fair – and hopefully if you’re planning to attend you’ll already be doing your research! Many companies have told us in advance that they’re happy to take CVs from you on the day. The list below is correct on the day that this blog was

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Posted by on October 22, 2013 at 8:54 am

It’s almost here again – our annual Grad Jobs Fair at The University of Huddersfield! There’s a lot of advice based on what employers want from students. In fact if you read company websites (you can see who is attending here) and look at graduate recruitment directories such as Prospects, you can very swiftly uncover

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Posted by on March 1, 2013 at 12:00 pm

This month, I had the opportunity to spend a week at the Careers and Employability Service and through this experience I have seen the wide range of information and advice that the advisors can provide to students. Many times I have wondered why we should visit the careers service at the university. As students we

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Posted by on December 11, 2012 at 11:52 am

More students than expected! So the day of the fair came all my efforts over the last six months had gone into making the next four hours a success for our team, the University, the employers and most of all…the students! I dealt with the pressure and having to do three things at a time!  I was

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Posted by on December 4, 2012 at 10:49 am

Three weeks ago I executed my biggest event as an Events Management Placement Student in the Careers and Employability Service at the University of Huddersfield. I started my placement in June 2012 and before that I’ve been attending, taking part and working on different small and big scale events around campus. This was crucial for

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Posted by on November 8, 2012 at 3:20 pm

You’re in good company if you came to the Graduate Jobs Fair here at The University of Huddersfield – the four hour event was well attended by both students and employers. But if you are a student or graduate job seeker, what next after you’ve walked round the Fair, chatted to companies and handed out

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