Friday, 13 April 2012

BCS Northampton Careers Event

On 17th May 2012, the Northampton Branch of the BCS is running a Careers event aimed mainly (but not exclusively) at young professionals in computing in Northamptonshire, Milton Keynes and surrounding areas.This builds on last years successful IT Skills for the Recession/Recovery event.


Questions you might want to use this session to help you with:
How do you know what skills are needed to strengthen your value to industry? 
How do you prepare for a job search?
How do you set yourselves apart from your peers?



Provisional Timetable
Venue: University of Northampton, Avenue Campus (room to be confirmed)

6:30 - 7:00 Tea/coffee, students to visit stalls

7:00 - 7:20 First speaker : FDM (finding grad/placement schemes etc)

7:20 - 7:40 Second speaker : The Graduate (preparing for interviews/CV)

7:40 - 8:00 Third speaker : Network Rail (Assessment centres)

8:00 - 8:15 Refreshments

8:15 - 8:45 (may go on till 9:00) Panel

Alongside these speakers other potential employers are aiming to attend. More details about this event will follow.

This event is open to BCS and non-BCS members.