5 Causes to Attend Future Fortnight this June – College of Manchester Careers Weblog


Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Help Assistant on the Careers Service.

Future Fortnight is 2 weeks of profession occasions for last yr college students and up to date graduates of all diploma ranges and programs. It can happen between Monday, 13 June and Friday, 24 June 2022. There will probably be a mixture of on-line and in particular person occasions, so whether or not you’re nonetheless in Manchester or you’ve gotten moved away, you may nonetheless entry the programme.

By attending Future Fortnight, you’ll have the chance to:

  1. Meet employers

Among the occasions in Future Fortnight have employer panels, the place you’ll hear from representatives from completely different organisations and be capable to ask them your questions. It is possible for you to to fulfill employers at:

By attending these occasions, you’ll have the chance to community with employers in a sector that pursuits you and study extra about careers in that sector. Additionally, you will discover out about alternatives in several organisations and get suggestions for making use of.

2. Meet alumni

Throughout Future Fortnight, additionally, you will be capable to hear from and community with alumni. There will probably be alumni panels at:

 At these occasions, you’ll have likelihood to speak to a spread of alumni about their experiences of various programs, jobs and sectors and they’re going to share their recommendation and suggestions in your functions and profession choices.

3. Enhance your expertise

Future Fortnight is an effective way to spice up your expertise. Abilities Employers Need (and The best way to Get Them) will provide help to perceive the abilities you will note on graduate job descriptions and a number of the methods you may develop them in your CV and functions. You’ll be able to apply this data to the abilities you study in different classes too!

Constructing Self-Consciousness: Exploring your Persona Kind and Studying Fashion is designed that will help you perceive your strengths and character; it will provide help to to know what you’re good at and the right way to reinforce functions.

Lastly, Put together for the Honest: Networking with Confidence will provide help to profit from The Grad Honest, by serving to you to develop your networking expertise. Additionally, you will be capable to study related expertise and experiences in different Future Fortnight occasions as nicely.

4. Discover jobs and alternatives

If you’re on the lookout for a job for after commencement, or you’re a graduate on the lookout for a brand new function, Future Fortnight has a lot of occasions designed that will help you discover alternatives, corresponding to:

These occasions will provide help to in your job search, each in Manchester and worldwide, introduce you to Manchester Graduate Expertise – the college’s graduate internship scheme – and provide help to discover jobs that aren’t brazenly marketed. Additionally, you will study the reality in regards to the present graduate labour market and get suggestions in your job search.

5. Make profession plans

Whether or not you wish to discover a graduate job, are on the lookout for additional examine, otherwise you really feel nervous about getting into the office, Future Fortnight has one thing to assist! Should you really feel not sure about what to do after college, Can’t Determine on a Profession? Possibly You Don’t Need to … may help you study completely different profession pathways and the right way to plan what you want to do subsequent. You probably have a well being situation, you might need issues that have an effect on your profession plans. Profession Planning with a Incapacity or Well being Concern will provide help to study your rights when making use of for jobs, the right way to disclose your situation or incapacity, and the Equality Act. 

If you’re contemplating additional examine, Future Fortnight can even provide help to together with your examine plans. Fascinated about a Grasp’s? Every thing You Must Know and PhDs – Discovering and Making use of for Them will provide help to take into account the various factors concerned in selecting a Grasp’s or PhD course.

So, no matter your graduate plans are, Future Fortnight has one thing that will help you! You’ll be able to see your complete Future Fortnight programme, discover extra details about every occasion and see the right way to register on the Careers Service web site. Don’t overlook, there’s additionally The Grad Honest on campus on Tuesday, 14 June, the place you may meet a variety of graduate employers and ask them your questions.

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