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1 What Kings Careers & Employability can do for You

2 Finding part-time work How to... 20 minute workshops Writing CVs Finding part-time work Writing cover letters Getting work experience Application forms Many more!

3 Why Part-Time work? Money! Make friends! Enhance your CV Initiative, drive, team work, customer service, admin skills, multi-tasking

4 Finding part-time work (cont.) Many leaflets and online resources: How to write a CV Part-time work Completing job application forms Application letters Interviews

5 JobOnline: Hundreds of vacancies for Kings students at your fingertips!

6 On-Campus Vacancies

7 Part-Time Work Fair Thursday 3 rd Oct Time: 11:30 to 14:30 Venue: Great Hall, Strand Campus A great opportunity to meet employers & find part time work Help fund your studies, and get some crucial work experience youyou

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9 Generating ideas and inspiration Prospects Planner: Careers Service library Still lost? Talk to us!

10 Researching careers: Careers Tagged

11 Researching industries, sectors and organisations Employer events (on & off campus) How to... sessions (research your policy career/city job/career in law etc) Library resources Facebook pages & Twitter Fairs: Careers Fair, Tech, Law, Pharmacy, Nursing etc.

12 Improving your employability skills Kings Professional Skills Programme Other skills sessions Join societies, volunteer, get a part-time job Get international, get involved! Facebook & Twitter (commercial awareness) How to... Sessions (work experience)

13 Finding full-time work after you graduate JobOnline (and International JobOnline) Facebook/Twitter How to... Sessions (interviews) Departmental events (with advisers) CV, application and covering letter help Psychometric tests Mock Interviews you

14 What we cant do Job matching service Tell you what job you should do! Proof-read CVs and application Help with grammar and English (English Language Centre) Recommend specific employers or recruitment agencies Help or advice with visas (see International Student Advisers)

15 Where we are Locations: – Strand (Macadam Building) – Guys (Henriette Raphael) Times: – Strand 09.30-17.00, Mon-Thur. – Guys Mon-Tue Afternoons

16 Dont feel guilty if you dont know what you want to do with your life…the most interesting people I know didnt know at 22 what they wanted to do with their lives, some of the most interesting 40 year olds I know still dont. Baz Luhrmann

17 Thank you!

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