Arts & Humanities PhD Careers Event

A major careers event specifically for Arts & Humanities PhD researchers.
14.00 – 18.00, 24 June 2015, K4U12, Strand Campus

This event looks at your career inside or outside of academia. With opportunities to hear about the academic labour market, the chance to get your CV checked, and an informal speed-meet with alumni and others from various industries, this is your chance to start thinking about your next step.

Hear from:

  • Arts & Humanities Research Council – discussing the findings of the 2014 Oakleigh report; a detailed survey into the issues faced by Arts and Humanities researchers in the period immediately following completion of a PhD – ahrc.ac.uk
  • Researchers in Schools – a teacher training and professional development programme exclusive to researchers who have completed a doctorate – researchersinschools.org
  • King’s Careers & Employability Careers Consultant – Sabrina Duggan talking about portfolio careers if working 9 to 5 just isn’t for you – kcl.ac.uk/careers

Speed meet:

  • Deloitte – Talk to recruiters from professional services firm Deloitte, to find out what they and similar companies look for when employing King’s graduates – deloitte.com/uk
  • Civil Service Fast Stream – Working in the civil service can be a highly rewarding job with rapid career progression – uk/faststream
  • Current Arts & Humanities PhDs – find out first-hand about PhD careers in sectors including tourism, academia and researcher development.

CV check:

  • Be sure to book in a 15 minute CV check appointment to make sure it is up to scratch and ready to dazzle employers. Hurry though, only 18 appointments available! – book your place now via the Eventbrite page.

King’s Step Internships

King’s is now part of the Step Internship Programme. Step is the longest established scheme of its type and is regarded an example of excellence and good practice in the field of work experience and employability. Since 1986 Step has placed over 20,000 interns in all industry sectors and from all subject disciplines. It continues to stand for fairness, equality of opportunity and value for both interns and employers.

This portal provides current students and recent graduates from King’s with opportunities for paid internships across a range of industry sectors. The service is run by King’s Careers and Employability in partnership with The Careers Group, University of London.

Kings is offering extra incentives to all employers providing internship opportunities for Kings’ students and graduates this year. So keep an eye out for internships open only to King’s students and graduates as well as all other internships from the London Step Internship Programme listed on this portal.

King’s Step Internship Portal

There are many other ways King’s Careers and Employability can help students and recent graduates to find internships and other types of work experience, as well as make the most of those experiences in relation to future career or further study plans. Find out more at: www.kcl.ac.uk/careers.

King’s Careers & Employability – Summer 2013

For the latest News & Updates from the King’s Careers & Employability Service

King’s Careers and Employability is part of The Careers Group, University of London; the largest Higher Education service in the country.

 

King’s Step Internship Programme – The King’s Step Internship Programme offers many opportunities for paid work experience, which can really help you to decide on your career priorities and boost your CV. If you are graduating this year, it is also a perfect way to try a profession before committing to a career. We are offering extra incentives to all employers providing internship opportunities for Kings’ students and graduates this year. So keep an eye out for internships open only to King’s students – as well as all other internships from the London Step Internship Programme  www.kcl.ac.uk/careers/kingsstepinternships

Finalists’ Programme: 3-7th June – Calling all finalists! Perhaps you’ve some ideas of career areas, but don’t know how to get there.  Perhaps you’ve had interviews but not got the job.  Perhaps you’ve no ideas at all. We can help. We have a week of short sessions designed to get you set for your next step.  Either attend in person, or sign up for our online seminars if you’re out of London already. http://iextras.thecareersgroup.co.uk/rss/kingsrss.aspx

The City Course: 9-12 Sept – For a unique, insider’s perspective on a career in the City, come on our long-running and successful City Course. During the week you will visit prominent City employers and institutions. You will participate in employer-led business games and listen to presentations and graduate panels about the range of City careers. To find out more and apply, go to http://www.gradsintocareers.co.uk/events/meet-employers/the-city-course.aspx

Gradclub – If you are completing your degree this year and you want to continue using the Careers service you will need to join Gradclub. For a discounted price of  £25 for 2 years you can keep coming to Careers & Employability, attending our events and fairs and having Quick Query sessions with our advisers even after you have left King’s – but you’ll need to join before the end of September, or the fee goes up to £55. www.gradclub.co.uk

If you have any questions please get in touch with the King’s Careers Team at careers@kcl.ac.uk.