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Join the Careers Service at our Recruiter Day

This in-person event is a great opportunity to learn about new initiatives from the University of Cambridge including our EDI schemes and cutting-edge employment research. Ppose questions to our student panel and meet and network with the careers service team, university and society representatives and your peers.  

Date: Thursday 29 June, 10:00 - 16:00
Location: Student Services Centre, Cambridge

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9:30 - 10:00        Registration
10:00 - 10:30

Welcome: The Cambridge landscape 
Jenny Blakesley, Director, Cambridge Careers Service          

10:30 - 11:15

EDI initiatives at the University of Cambridge and an introduction to the Foundation Programme  
John Datta, Deputy Head of Widening Participation & Dr Alex Pryce, Foundation Year Course Director

11:15 - 11:45 Refreshments - Meet University society representatives
12:00 - 13:00

Introduction to the work of ThinkLab
ThinkLab is a unique programme that connects researchers with public and private sector organisations to produce research impact at scale. Projects include The Future of Work, and neurodiversity programmes with the BBC and Aviva. Former ThinkLab PhD students share their experiences of working in the programme.

Tyler Shores, ThinkLab Manager

13:00 - 13:50

Networking lunch
Opportunity to network with Careers Service staff, university representatives and your peers.

14:00 - 14:50 

Meet the Careers Service school teams
Meet out Careers Consultants and the Employer Engagement team, learn more about the work of our school teams and gain departmental and sector insights.

15:00 - 15:50

Student panel
Chaired by David Ainscough, Deputy Director, Cambridge Careers Service
Cambridge students share what this generation wants from the organisations they work for, their perspectives on value propositions to boost retention and the role of employers in the skills development of students. Pose your questions to the panel.

15:50 - 16:00 Reflections and close

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Two places available per organisation.
Three places available to Supporters Club members. 
Priority will be given to direct recruiters.