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The Students' Union has been working with the University's Careers & Employability team to launch a number of sessions to be delivered by our colleagues across the University of Lincoln.

The idea of these sessions are to help students understand specific careers paths or industries, or to offer the opportunity to upskill in particular areas.

We continue to grow the sessions that will be available but please see below for the sessions you can book on now.

Your booking data will be shared with the University of Lincoln's Careers & Employability service for statistical purposes, it will not be shared with any other parties.

 

Introduction to First Aid

TBC

A non-accredited short course to introduce you to the basic principles of First Aid. Please email workready@lincolnsu.com with your name & student ID number if you would like to attend.

 

Introduction to Finance Workshops

Wednesday 22nd November, 2-3pm in the Students' Union.

Thursday 8th February 2018, 1:30-2:30pm in the Students' Union.

Monday 12th March 2018, 2-3pm in the Students' Union.

Perfect for students wanting to pursue a career in Finance, these workshops will give you an in-depth look into finance careers and look great on your CV. Please email workready@lincolnsu.com with your name & student ID number if you would like to attend.

 

Introduction to Marketing and PR

Monday 27th November, 3-4pm.

An introduction to marketing and PR for students interested in working in these sectors or promoting a start-up business. This one hour interactive session will cover:

  • The marketing mix – overview of different marketing channels, from paid-for advertising to earned media coverage, with a focus on the new digital media landscape.
  • Planning marketing strategy – why and how do organisations invest in marketing?
  • Selling your story – copy-writing principles for advertising and PR, including how to write an effective press release.
  • Top tips and pitfalls – industry insights and advice for new starters.

If you'd like to book a place, you can do so here.

 

Work Experience

Your Students' Union has a variety of departments in which you can gain work experience. This will allow you to develop your skills set and knowledge to of an organisation, whilst being valued highly by future employers. You might be interested in the following areas:

  • Human Resources
  • Events Management
  • Marketing and Communications

If you are interested in doing work experience, please email workready@lincolnsu.com

 

Vlogging Tips and Advice

Tuesday 21st November, 3-4pm

This session, led by a panel of student vloggers, will include tips and techniques for anyone interested in starting vlogging or developing a vlog channel. Topics covered will include practical advice on filming and editing content, how to build an audience and potentially even make money from your vlogs. It will also look at how to avoid issues such as copyright and marketing regulation infringement.

Students attending the session will also be able to register their interest in working as vloggers on behalf of the University.

To book a place please go to: uolcareers.co.uk/event/careers-boosters-vlogging-tips-advice

 

Filming and Editing Videos

Thursday 23rd November, 3-4pm

This session is aimed at students who have an interest in video editing but aren’t studying Media Production or subjects that include a video production module. A number of Media Production students will be available to give attendees practical, hands-on advice on filming and editing videos. A basic level of knowledge of filming and using editing software such as iMovie or Premiere Pro is essential.

The session will be in a computer lab so that students can log on and get advice on specific examples of their video work.

To book a place please go to: uolcareers.co.uk/event/careers-boosters-filming-editing-videos

 

Blogging Tips and Advice

Tuesday 28th November, 3-4pm

This student-led session will include tips and techniques for anyone interested in blogging. Topics covered will include practical advice on writing and editing blogs, how to build an audience for your blog and also how to avoid issues such as copyright and marketing regulation infringement.

Students attending the session will also be able to register their interest in working as bloggers on behalf of the University.

To book a place please go to: uolcareers.co.uk/event/careers-boosters-blogging-tips-advice
 

Enhancing your Career Prospects using Social Media

Thrusday 30th November, 3-4pm

This student-led session will look at how students can use social media to enhance their career prospects. The session will look at how to develop professional profiles on social media and make connections that could help you land your dream job. It will include tips on how to find opportunities, develop your network and ensure that employers aren’t put off by content that you’ve posted online in the past.

The session will cover a variety of social media tools including LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Facebook and blogging.

To book a place please go to: uolcareers.co.uk/event/careers-boosters-enhancing-career-prospects-using-social-media
 

 

A Career in University Governance

Thursday 7th December, 3-4pm.

What's good governance and why is it important?

In this session, the University's Head of Governance will talk about how she started her career in University administration, the value and effectiveness of good governance and how skills in these areas can translate across many different job roles.

To book a place please go to: uolcareers.co.uk/event/careers-boosters-career-university-governance/