Careers & Employability
Haven’t had a chance to attend a careers event this term? Not to worry, we have plenty of events coming up! To search and register for careers events (or book an appointment to talk to a Careers Consultant about your future) remember to login to kcl.ac.uk/careerconnect. Here are some event highlights:
Discover Careers in Education
21 November 2017 | 18:00-19:00 | Strand, K6.29
Education does not automatically mean teaching – at this panel you will hear from a range of professionals who support education across a range of roles and sectors including charities, policy, think tanks and research. If you are interested in working in any of these areas with an educational angle, then this is the event for you! Speakers:
- Iggy Rhodes – Education Endowment Foundation (EEF)
- Jon Andrews – Education Policy Institute
- Kate Kettle – Widening Participation, King’s College London
- Teach First
Register for this event on KCC
Global Careers Series 2017-18: North America
21 November 2017 | 18:00-21:00 | Goldsmiths, University of London, Richard Hoggart Building
This event is intended for students and recent graduates who wish to pursue a career in North America. During the event, you will have a chance to hear from our distinguished speakers and you will have an opportunity to ask questions and engage with our panellists. Read more on KCC.
Discover Careers in Risk
22 November 2017 | 16:00-17:30 | Strand, K6.29
You’ll gain an insight into possible careers in this area and have your burning questions answered! It’s your opportunity to discover and explore careers. Speakers:
- Rob Walker – International SOS & Control Risks
- Sam Holmes – Regester Larkin by Deloitte
- Joe Frederick – Anvil Group International
- Ana Sarmiento – Better Sourcing Program
Register for this event on KCC
Getting an Internship
27 November 2017 | 18.00 – 19.30 | Strand: K6.29
Aimed at SSPP students, this panel event will bring together employers from policy, NGOs, finance and security to offer advice on how to source, successfully win and make the most of internship opportunities. Register for this event on KCC.
Employer Speed-Meet for Students Studying a Language
29 November 2017 | 13.00 – 14.30 | K0.16
Come to this event to meet organisations who want to meet languages students! You will find out more about their industries, opportunities and career paths. This is your chance to find out why language skills are valued by these employers, and where a career with them could take you. You might even leave with some inspiration for your future. Confirmed employers:
- Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy
- Hogan Lovells International LLP
More to follow! Register for this event on KCC.
The Conflict, Security and Development Conference March 2018.
Our theme this year is ‘Making Peace: On the Development and Legacies of Peace Agreements’.There’s still opportunity to be involved in making this conference a huge success! If you’d like to take part, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your preferred committee assignment, or join our Facebook page “CSD Conference Committee 2018”, available here.
Closing Date: 1 December 2017 – 17.00
An exciting competition that gives you three minutes to pitch your policy ideas to an elite panel of leading figures from the worlds of politics, academia and industry.
For more information visit www.kcl.ac.uk/policyidol. To register for Policy Idol visit here.
Research Assistant to the Chair of Excellence in Security Studies of Professor Benoît Pelopidas
The research assistant will work with Prof. Pelopidas for a year on designing a questionnaire and analysing the results of a survey of 10 000 EU citizens under the age of 30 about 1) their knowledge about nuclear weapons, 2) their support for existing policies and 3) their broader attitudes towards nuclear weapons.
For payment, the time of work, and possibilities to work on the PhD simultaneously, see here.