Media Employability Week Spring 2017

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Talks, workshops and more.

20th of FEBRUARY –  23rd of FEBRUARY 2017

The Employability Week  in February 2017 has three days of activities, workshops and sessions for students at all levels of study. From Career Planning to Study Skills to Studying Abroad, there’s something for all year groups and degree subjects. The week offers students with the opportunity to meet industry professionals, and to devote some time and thought to future career plans. Students can consider whether their next step is postgraduate study, or if they believe that a freelance career is for them asking professionals in a one-to-one clinic. Students can even learn tips to get noticed in job applications for the summer.

Below is a list of events, and links to click for bookings.

 

MED DISSERTATION WORKSHOP FOR 2ND YEARS
10.00-11.00am, Monday 20th February – CE Lecture Theatre
This session introduces 2nd year Media students to the Dissertation module in year 3. We will introduce the process of getting a supervisor, writing a proposal, the assessments and potential topics.
Please note: the Film Studies Dissertation Workshop takes place at a later date.
To book click here:
https://careerhub.edgehill.ac.uk/students/events/detail/669745

 

WORKING IN FREELANCE
11.00am-1.00pm – CE 005, Monday 20th February
Most people working in the media industries, apart from managerial positions, tend to work freelance: moving from job to job, and company to company. Here you can learn about the exciting, challenging world of freelance and the key elements required to help you set yourself up as a freelancer.
To book click here: https://careerhub.edgehill.ac.uk/students/events/detail/669559

 

SETTING YOURSELF UP AS A FREELANCER
1.00pm – CE 005, Monday 20th February
Practical guidance from experts on becoming a freelancer. This is a one-to-one clinic where you can ask individual questions and get advice on how to set yourself up. Recommended for anyone who wants to go into the media industry and is getting closer to graduation.
To book click here: https://careerhub.edgehill.ac.uk/students/events/detail/669746

 

FILM STUDIES MODULE CHOICES
2.00pm – CE 003, Monday 20th February
This is a compulsory session for all first and second year Film Studies and Film Studies with Film Production students. You will receive information on your module choices for next year and will have the opportunity to ask questions about their content and assessments.

Please note the time for your year group:
2.00pm: First Year Students
2.30pm: Second Year Students
To book click here:https://careerhub.edgehill.ac.uk/students/events/detail/669747

 

STUDY SKILLS: FINDING ACADEMIC INFORMATION FOR YOUR ASSIGNMENT
3.00pm – CE Lecture Theatre, Monday 20th February
Study experts from Learning Services are on hand to enable you to develop the skills needed to research for your assignments. Feel free to bring specific questions too. All years welcome – it’s never too late or too early to learn more.
To book click here: https://careerhub.edgehill.ac.uk/students/events/detail/669748

 

PITCHING EVENT
4.00pm – CE 202, Monday 20th February
This event will be hosted by Derek Murray and booking will be organized through EventBrite. Details to follow.

 

CAREERS PLANNING: ESSENTIAL SKILLS FOR EMPLOYMENT RIGHT NOW
11.00am – CE 003, Tuesday 21st February
What have you got and what are you missing? It’s essential to have a personal perspective on what skills make you employable. You may have skills you don’t even realise! This session will help you to become a self-aware and more employable person.
To book click here:https://careerhub.edgehill.ac.uk/students/events/detail/669750

 

CAREERS PLANNING: MAKING YOUR JOB APPLICATION STAND OUT FOR THIS SUMMER
12.00pm – CE 003, Tuesday 21st February
It’s time to start thinking about how you can make the summer count for you, whether it’s to get some cash or to build your skillset. This session will help to focus your plans and make your application jump out above the others.
To book click here:https://careerhub.edgehill.ac.uk/students/events/detail/669751

 

POSTGRADUATE STUDY AT EDGE HILL
1.00pm – CE 003, Tuesday 21st February
Rachel Buckley and Andrea Wright will take this session for any students interested in pursuing a postgraduate degree in the Media Department. Bring along your questions about studying at a higher level too.
To book click here:https://careerhub.edgehill.ac.uk/students/events/detail/669752

 

STUDY SKILLS: ACADEMIC WRITING WORKSHOP
2.00pm – CE 202, Tuesday 21st February
This is a rare chance to concentrate on your writing and your writing alone. This session gives you advice and guidance on bringing out the academic in you.
To book click here:https://careerhub.edgehill.ac.uk/students/events/detail/669753

 

 STUDY SKILLS: IMPROVING YOUR GRAMMAR & PROOF-READING
3.00PM – CE 202, Tuesday 21st February
One of the essential parts of getting your argument and your learning across to someone on the page is writing clearly. Often it’s grammar and spelling that prevent your message from getting across, so this is the ideal opportunity to properly concentrate just on that.
To book click here:https://careerhub.edgehill.ac.uk/students/events/detail/669754

 

POSTGRADUATE CERTIFICATE & TEACHING
11.00am – CE 202, Wednesday 22nd February
If you’re interested in acquiring a qualification that may lead to a career in teaching, then this session is for you. Find out what the PG Certificate entails and bring your questions along.
To book click here:https://careerhub.edgehill.ac.uk/students/events/detail/669755

 

MODULE CHOICES: FILM & TELEVISION PRODUCTION
1.00pm – CE Lecture Theatre, Wednesday 22nd February
This is a compulsory session for Film & Television Production students in years 1 and 2. You will receive information on your module choices for next year and will have the opportunity to ask questions about their content and assessments.

Note: year 1 session is at 12 noon; year 2 session is at 1.30pm.

To book click here:
https://careerhub.edgehill.ac.uk/students/events/detail/669756

 

MODULE CHOICES: MEDIA FILM & TELEVISION LEVEL 4 STUDENTS
1.00pm – CE001, Wednesday 22nd February
This is a compulsory session for Media, Film & Television  students in year 1. You will receive information on your module choices for next year and will have the opportunity to ask questions about their content and assessments.

 

STUDYING ABROAD
3.00pm – CE 202, Wednesday 22nd February
This session is for students from years 1 and 2 only. Come along to find out what opportunities there may be.
To book click here:https://careerhub.edgehill.ac.uk/students/events/detail/669757

 

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