Weekly Careers Update II

By Penny, 24 February, 2023

Welcome to the Weekly Careers-related updates:

Please note these important dates:

  • 13 March 12:00: deadline for UK summer internships

    • Summer internships are 2-12 weeks long

    • You can only apply to 2 internships

    • Apply with a 1-page CV and 600-word personal statement

Sector-specific events:

Using Social Media to Enhance Your Career Prospects:

  • 27 February 13:00-14:00

  • Online event

  • Benefits and risks of using social media for job search

  • Booking required (on CareerConnect)

Frontline: Speak Up: LGBTQ+ in Social Work

  • 27 February 18:00-19:15

  • Online event

  • Exploration of how LGBTQ+ social workers can make a difference in children’s lives, young adults and their families

  • Registration required (here)

The World of Maritime with The Columbia Group

  • 27 February 19:30-21:30

  • Oxford-based event (Oxford Wine Café, Jericho)

  • Presentation on:

    • Fast-Track to Senior Management

    • Working in a dynamic, diverse, financially strong, global and family-owned service company

    • Living on a Mediterranean island with possibilities for travel and adventure

  • No booking required

  • If you would like more information send your CV to HR@csmcy.com

Introduction to the Dubai Business Associates Programme

  • 28 February 12:00-13:30

  • In-person (Careers Service)

  • Opportunity to hear from programme director (James Maughan)

    • Overview of Dubai Business Associates Programme (run under patronage of Vice President and Primer Minister of UAE)

    • Q&A

  • Best for those interested in international leadership roles, getting hands-on experience in large corporate projects, management consultancy

  • Booking required (on CareerConnect)

For any questions or suggestions, do not hesitate to contact the Academic Affairs and Careers Officer at panagiota.yiallouri@balliol.ox.ac.uk