PhD students work opportunity with Widening Participation Department

King’s PhD Students, King’s Widening Participation Department needs you!

We are seeking current King’s PhD students who would be interested in supervising an academic piece of work, produced by A-level pupils. We provide full support and a payment of £150 per student completing an assignment with your support. This is a great way to use your experience of university to help pupils in understanding and developing the skills necessary to be successful at a competitive university. In addition, this offers you an opportunity to work with young people and gain experience of supervising, marking and providing feedback on academic work close to undergraduate level.

This role requires you to be available in London for around 10 hours between May and September 2015 to meet with and provide feedback to your tutees. Closing date is 2nd May 2016. All details on how to apply and an application form can be found at the web link below:

https://podio.com/webforms/15360176/1029762

For full details and a job description, please click here

If you have any questions about this role please contact Anne-Marie Henderson in the Widening Participation Department at anne-marie.henderson@kcl.ac.uk

Come and work with us?

Fancy joining our team? We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated candidate to provide administrative support to the Postgraduate & Graduate School Support team for a period of maternity cover. The role will require someone who is organised and able to create and maintain effective administrative systems.

The successful candidate will be a good communicator as well as possessing excellent IT and customer services skills. Applicants will ideally have experience of office administration and/or event organisation although full training will be provided. In addition, we are looking for applicants who have a genuine interest in developing their skills and expertise in the area of support for postgraduate students.

So if you’re interested in working at King’s, why not take a look at the full job description and send us your application by the 23rd of August.

Please note that this is a full-time job and would not be suitable for current students.

Paid Academic Practice Opportunities with King’s Experience

King’s Experience is offering paid academic practice opportunities to postgraduates at King’s in 2013-14.

King’s Experience is overseeing the assessment of three non-academic credit bearing awards in 2013-14: the King’s Global Award and the King’s London Award (both run by King’s Experience), and the King’s Leadership Award (run by King’s Experience in partnership with KCLSU and the Careers dept).

The role involves marking assessments. Training will be provided. Furthermore, the role attracts a payment of £300.

The two training sessions scheduled for 2013-14 are on 6 November 2013, and 5 February 2014, and you will need to be available for one of these dates.

King’s Awards are innovative. For example participants on the King’s Global Award and King’s London Award can submit an essay for their assessment but they can also submit a business plan, or an academic poster, or publish a website. A receptive approach to innovative assessments will therefore be an asset for this role.

If you are interested in taking up this opportunity provided by King’s Experience, please visit their website for more details (http://www.kcl.ac.uk/kep). The website is where you can also download the application form, including the essential and desirable criteria for the role. The deadline for applications is Friday 4th October 2013.

You can find out more about King’s Experience opportunities by following them on Twitter (@kcl_kep) or by emailing ke@kcl.ac.uk.

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.