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www.le.ac.uk/careers Supporting Students for University & Beyond Richard Wilcock Career Development Manager
www.le.ac.uk/careers Labour market “The jobless total for 16 to 24-year-olds hit a record high of 991,000 in the quarter, a jobless rate of 21.3%” 1 1 www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-15271800
www.le.ac.uk/careers Graduate Labour market 1,800 : 8 60 >60% 100% 400’000 c.£18-25k Applications : roles, major FMCG Average number of applicants per vacancy Graduates receive a 2:1 or better More applications in 2010 than 2008 New graduates each year Average graduate salary
www.le.ac.uk/careers What it means to be an employable graduate
www.le.ac.uk/careers White paper “We will radically improve and expand the information available to prospective students, making available much more information about individual courses […] and graduate employment prospects [...] including on employment and earnings outcomes...”
www.le.ac.uk/careers Key Information Set
www.le.ac.uk/careers Strategic context
www.le.ac.uk/careers Contexts Central Departmental Curricular Extra-curricular Co-curricular
www.le.ac.uk/careers Careers fairs Internships (internal and external) Volunteering opportunities Enterprise opportunities Formats Online resources 1-to-1 appointments Teaching Leicester Award Employer-led workshops and events
www.le.ac.uk/careers Examples: Succeed in your studies Launch of Peer Assisted Learning project Development of LD social media presence Extension of departmental activity and curriculum alignment
www.le.ac.uk/careers Examples: Gain experience Leicester Graduate Internship Programme Internships with local SMEs Working in Social Enterprise, Enterprise Inc (inc £51k funding) Volunteering programmes Mentee young entrepreneur of the year
www.le.ac.uk/careers Examples: Develop your career Closer college alignment Minimum programme now in all taught undergraduate programmes Tailored departmental interventions Working in partnership with ELT, colleges and departments to identify, plan, organise and run appropriate employer engagement activities Maintaining central services
www.le.ac.uk/careers Employer networking events
www.le.ac.uk/careers Careers fairs
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