The Diversity Careers Show

The Diversity Careers Show is the UK’s biggest careers event of its kind, open to all walks of life & all strands of diversity. Aimed at undergraduates and postgraduates, this highly engaging day is packed with career development activities and is a fantastic opportunity to meet face-to-face with top employers from a wide range of sectors who openly embrace diversity in their recruitment. The Diversity Careers Show brings together top organisations from around the UK who see the benefit of, and want to showcase, their commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion. Employers will be offering practical advice on all aspects of careers, running interactive sessions and panel discussions as well as showcasing their recruitment opportunities. There will also be the chance to attend career development workshops, for personal help with your interview technique, as well as 1-2-1 CV advice.

  • Are you looking for that perfect job or want to explore your career options?
  • Do you want to find out what top employers are looking for?
  • Do you want 1-2-1 help with your CV?

Then come along to The Diversity Careers Show. The event will be held from 10.30am – 5pm on Friday 23th October at the Royal College of Surgeons, Holborn, WC2A 3PE. The good news is that the show is entirely FREE! They do however expect the show to sell out and therefore urge you to register your interest on their website well in advance. Click the link below to register now: http://www.diversitycareersshow.com/register.html

Employers exhibiting include Accenture, Vodafone, TSB, Lloyds of London, GCHQ, Royal Navy, Army, DSTL, Civil Service Fast Track, Clifford Chance and many more.

PhD to Consulting Conference 2015

PtC Conference 2015September 18, 2015, Imperial College London

The PhD to Consulting (PtC) conference is a one day annual event targeted at doctoral and post-doctoral researchers interested in pursuing a career in consulting.

The PtC conference provides a platform for discussion and networking for PhD researchers and professionals from top consulting firms. The conference will focus on topics such as:

  • Exploring how receptive the UK consulting industry is to PhD students/graduates
  • Determining the scope for PhD recruits in consulting
  • Defining the consulting industry expectations of PhD students/graduates
  • Outlining the skills that PhD recruit should have for a career in consulting and how they may apply
  • Establishing any sector/industry specific demands for PhD students/graduates
  • Analysing typical recruitment and assessment procedures, including case interviews and competencies
  • Confirmed firms include: McKinsey, Strategy&, EY, Deloitte, Accenture …and more

If you are a PhD student or postdoctoral researcher and interested in participating in the conference, please visit their registration page for details: http://www.phdtoconsultingconference.co.uk/venue-and-registration.html

PhD Opportunities in Finance and Data Science

phds-finance-comp-sciResearch students and young professionals are invited to attend a half-day conference.

Wednesday 24 June 2015, 13:00 – 17:00

University College London
Cruciform B304 LT1, Cruciform Building, Gower Street,London, WC1E 6BT

UCL’s Centre for Doctoral Training in Financial Computing & Analytics is organising a conference to bring together university researchers and industry professionals to discuss future directions and job opportunities in finance and data science.

Topics will include algorithmic trading, financial mathematics, health analytics, fintech, people analytics, consulting, computational advertising and deep learning.This event will be of interest to PhD students, Post Docs, industry professionals and companies seeking to recruit PhDs to work in finance and data science.

Speakers include: Mike Lynch (Invoke Capital), John Loizides (Citi), Jessica James (Commerzbank), George Calderbank (Winton Capital), Clare Finn-Levy (Essentia Analytics), Giles Pavey (Tesco dunnhumby), Alan Payne (BUPA), Thore Graepel (Google Deep Mind), Orlando Machado (Moneysupermarket.com) and Ray Eitel (Accenture).

Register your interest

Please send any questions to:
Yonita Cater y.carter@ucl.ac.uk