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1 Tim Reed - Head of Careers Careers Advisory Service Introduction to Careers

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3 Introduction to the Careers Advisory Service  Location  Opening times etc  Services & facilities

4 Specific CAS facilities  computer-aided guidance CAS Website Careers Employability Module on Moodle , Prospects Planner, FunderFinder, etc..  job vacancy database  quick queries  careers interviews  careers library  talks & presentations

5 Careers Presentations  Careers in Politics, Media Careers, Careers using languages, Careers in Psychology etc.  Choosing A Career  CV Workshop, Making Successful Applications etc ….  Interview Skills  Presentations by CHARTERED INSURANCE INSTITUTE, ICAEW  Presentations by DELOITTE, IBM, MICROSOFT, PwC etc ….  Presentation by NHS West Kent  Presentation by PEARSON (summer internships)  Presentations by BUNAC: (i) Work in Australia & New Zealand (ii) Work in USA & Canada, FRONTIER, INTERAC, BRITISH COUNCIL  Postgraduate Teaching Courses  Working in the UK, Working Abroad

6 Introduction to Psychology Careers

7 What do Psychology graduates do?

8 PSYCHOLOGY - Kent graduates 2010

9 PSYCHOLOGY - Kent graduates 2009 & 2010

10 “Any discipline” careers Armed Forces Arts administration Broadcasting Charities Civil Service Computing/IT Customs/Immigration Finance Fire Service Journalism Law Library & Archives Management Consultancy Media Museums NHS Management Personnel Planning Police Production Management Publishing Purchasing Retail Sales & marketing TEFL Teaching Transport Travel & Tourism

11 CAREERS USING PSYCHOLOGY ADVERTISING CAREERS GUIDANCE COUNSELLING HUMAN RESOURCES MARKET RESEARCH MEDICINE MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PHYSIOTHERAPY PROBATION WORK PSYCHOTHERAPY PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIAL RESEARCH SOCIAL WORK SPEECH THERAPY YOUTH WORK

12 PSYCHOLOGY CAREERS CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ww2.prospects.ac.uk/p/types_of_job/clinical_psychologist_job_description.jsp COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY ww2.prospects.ac.uk/p/types_of_job/counselling_psychologist_job_description.jsp EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY ww2.prospects.ac.uk/p/types_of_job/educational_psychologist_job_description.jsp FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY ww2.prospects.ac.uk/p/types_of_job/forensic_psychologist_job_description.jsp HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY OCCUPATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY ww2.prospects.ac.uk/p/types_of_job/occupational_psychologist_job_description.jsp SPORT & EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY TEACHING/RESEARCH & NEUROPSYCHOLOGY

13 Employability Skills Ability to work under pressure Analytical & Problem Solving Communication Evaluation Information Technology Interpersonal Awareness Literacy Numeracy Research Statistics Teamwork

14 Employability skills CAS Moodle Resource Employability Points Global Skills Award CAS Employability skills exercise

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