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www.abertay.ac.uk/careers Induction Week Talk What the Careers Service can do for you!
www.abertay.ac.uk/careers Career Development Centre – Who, Where and When Careers Staff –Richard Ogston (Senior Careers Advisor) –Mairi Hole (Careers Advisor) –Sandra Nicholson (Careers Advisor) –Laura Bertie (Careers Information Officer) –Jim Kelly (Careers / Job Shop Administrator) –Carol Grant (Careers Assistant) Location –Kydd Building, Student Services, Level 2 Opening Hours –Monday ~ Friday, 9.00am ~ 5.00pm
www.abertay.ac.uk/careers Drop In Sessions Monday –10.00am ~ 12 noon Tuesday 10am-12 noon –(Job Shop) Wednesday –2.00pm ~ 4.00pm Thursday –No Session Friday –10.00am – 12 noon –2.00pm – 4pm (job shop)
www.abertay.ac.uk/careers How we can help Full Guidance Interview Drop In Service CV / Interview Workshops Graduate vacancies Work experience, placements and Other relevant opportunities. –Online resources –Careers Events Practice Psychometric Testing Part Time Job Shop
www.abertay.ac.uk/careers Making the most of your time at University What do employers want? A good academic record Work experience Evidence of transferable skills –Willingness to learn –Dependability / Reliability –Self-Motivation –Team Work –Communication
www.abertay.ac.uk/careers Gathering the Evidence Student Activities Work Experience –Relevant & Non-Relevant –Part Time Employment Voluntary Work Your social life Your studies The ePDP SELF tool.
www.abertay.ac.uk/careers Skills for Graduates in the 21 st Century The Association of Graduate Recruiters Lack of relevant experience This was seen as the critical barrier to gaining appropriate employment for two reasons. 1.Individuals were unable to demonstrate that their skills had been applied successfully in a work environment. 2.They lacked commercial awareness.
www.abertay.ac.uk/careers S ummary The Career Development Centre is here to help you during University … and beyond. MAKE THE MOST OF YOUR TIME!!
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