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Re-Fresher’s Student Jobs & Volunteering Fair

Wednesday 17th January 2018
11am - 3pm, Debating Hall, Guild of Students

Get involved, build your skills and have fun!

  • Meet employers recruiting for part-time and casual vacancies.
  • Find out about vacancies in the local area, and vacation work abroad.
  • Volunteering opportunities in a variety of sectors, from local and national charities.
  • Ask Jobs for information and advice about working part-time while you study.
  • CV check appointments available on the day (limited appointments)

Organisations Attending

Part-time and Casual Jobs:

AM City Grad – Various Roles

Guild Jobs – Various Roles

Minimal Risk Consultancy – Event Stewards

My Tutor - Education

Worklink – Various Roles

Catapult -  (Retail & Hospitality)

Vacation Jobs:

AmeriCamp – Summer Camp (America)
Camp Beaumont – Summer Camp (UK)

ATCA Assistance – Summer Breakdown Call Centre Assistants (France)

Camp Leaders – Summer Camp (America)

Project International – Summer Camp (UK)

Volunteering Roles:

Action Tutoring - Education

Alzheimer’s Association - Health

Cancer Research - Health

Cherished – Community Hub

Frontier – Volunteering Abroad

Guild Volunteering - Various

Healthwatch – Health and Social Care

National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS) – Rights

Penny Appeal - Relief
SafeSide (West Midlands Fire Service) - Education

UoB Alumni - Various

UoB School - Education
UoB Sport - Sports
Youth Hostel Association (YHA) - Various

Tips for Students Attending

Research Companies/Organisations:
Search their website. What do they do? What type of opportunities might be available? 

Be Enthusiastic:
Smile! Show organisations that you are really interested in them and the opportunities available!

Ask Questions:
Have questions ready! E.g. “How would you describe the responsibilities of the role?”; “Will I need a DBS?”; “What would a typical shift include?”; “What skills and experience are you looking for?"

Use initiative – Shake hands and introduce yourself, strike up relevant conversation. Be confident and remember, they are here to find students to fill their roles! They want to help you!

If you're interested in a vacancy or opportunity make sure that you set aside time to apply for it or register online after the fair. Don’t waste the chance, as you never know when the opportunity will become available again!


And Finally...

Remember these organisations have come to the University to speak to you! Try not to be shy, as it’s a great opportunity to meet people before sending CV’s and volunteer application forms.

If you’re unsure of anything please come and speak to us at the Jobs, Skills and Volunteering stall, and we’ll try to help. We have CV and application guides available, as well as more information about signing up to our online volunteering portal. You can even find out about skills workshops aimed at helping you with CVs, job applications and personal development.

Any Questions?

If you have any questions please feel free to email us at: jobs@guild.bham.ac.uk  or volunteering@guild.bham.ac.uk

Phone: 0121 251 2500 (Monday - Friday)

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Contact Us

Jobs - 0121 415 8960

Volunteering - 0121 415 8985







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