Roehampton to welcome Deloitte, Civil Service, and Arora Hotel Group as headline speakers for Roehampton Futures: Career Development Week 2024

The University of Roehampton is delighted to announce that over 30+ businesses, charities, and employers will be supporting this year’s Career Development Week which runs from Monday 26 February – Friday 1 March

The week of events brings together industry experts, employer-led sessions, and informative talks, providing students with a unique opportunity to enhance their CVs and LinkedIn profiles, explore postgraduate study possibilities, and gain valuable insights for their future careers. Prominent events include live employer briefings from organisations like Deloitte, Civil Service, Arora Hotel group as well as a wide array of activities available to all students.

The result of a collaborative effort between our academic departments and the Careers and Placements team, Career Development Week serves as a unique opportunity for students to immerse themselves in a world of professional growth, offering:

Live Employer Briefings Headline Events

Live employer briefings bring students into the inner workings of these renowned companies. These sessions are open to all Roehampton students, offering a distinctive chance to work on real-life projects and learn from industry professionals.

Deloitte Graduate Career Programme Insights

Deloitte, founded in 1982 as an Accounting firm, has evolved into a multi-sector organisation led by a team of four partners. Explore the graduate career programme and learn about the application process, qualifications, and available roles.

Civil Service Networking and Q&A Panel

Join Barry Hooper, Chief Commercial Officer at the Ministry of Justice, and other Civil Servants from various government departments for an insightful networking and Q&A session. Gain valuable insights into diverse career paths within the Civil Service, spanning departments such as Health and Social Care, Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office, and more.

Arora Hotel Group Interactive Workshop: How to Stand out During the Graduate Application Process

Discover internship, placement, and graduate opportunities with the Arora Hotel Group, managing renowned hotel brands worldwide. Learn essential tips on standing out during the application process, from crafting an impressive CV to excelling in interviews. Don’t miss this chance to network with top graduate recruiters.

Informative Talks and Sessions

Throughout the week, students can attend a series of informative talks designed to inspire and empower them on their career journey. Whether seeking advice on unlocking their career potential or delving into the intricacies of graduate assessment centres, Career Development Week offers comprehensive workshops and masterclasses. From honing CVs to mastering interview skills, these sessions are invaluable for personal and professional development.

Additionally, students will have the privilege to attend sessions led by seasoned professionals eager to share their insights and experiences. These professionals, including business leaders and legal experts, will provide invaluable knowledge, offering a unique opportunity to shape their career paths.

Tailored School-Specific Events

Alongside University wide events, there are also school specific sessions designed to address subject level interests and career aspirations. Whether studying Life and Health Sciences, Business, Law, Education, Psychology, or Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, students will find tailored sessions addressing their unique needs.

Exploring Postgraduate Possibilities

For students considering postgraduate studies, Career Development Week offers insights into postgraduate study tips and provides convenient drop-in sessions. It's a chance to dive into the exciting world of advanced education and explore how it can elevate your career prospects.

Expanding Your Network

In addition to knowledge and skills, Career Development Week offers students the opportunity to expand their professional network. They can connect with like-minded peers, engage with industry professionals, and forge connections that may open doors to exciting opportunities.

Please note that the schedule is packed with events, and the list above provides just a glimpse of what Career Development Week has in store. The full range of opportunities available is shared on Nest. Whether seeking career insights, professional networking, or skill-building sessions, Career Development Week 2024 promises something for every student. It's a chance to invest in your future, so mark your calendars, prepare to engage, and embark on a journey of growth and success!