Employment Summer program

Emplyability support continues over the summer!

The Employability Service is here to help you get your ideal graduate job. Come along and meet us at Orientation and have a go on our climbing wall, play some giant employability board games, get to know the Job Shop and nab your goodie bag full of freebies including your 2014-15 Student Wall Planner! We can also let you know how we can support you to get a part time job while studying, brush up your CV, do some volunteering, get a mentor or just have a chat – we’re all very friendly and helpful.

Skills Sessions
We run weekly workshops in the Career Gym, upstairs in the Student Centre, to help prepare you for employment. No need to book – drop in anytime at the times below:




Alumni Mentoring Scheme Training


12.30-1pm CV Workshop


11-11.45am  Making Successful Applications


12-12.30pm Finding a Placement


1-2pm  Make the Most of LinkedIn (every 2 weeks)


2-2.30pm CV Workshop


2.30-3.15pm Job Searching Strategies


Do you want a mentor?

Why not join up to the Alumni Mentoring Scheme and learn from LSBU graduates who will:

  • Support your ambitions for employment
  • Give you guidance and encouragement as you prepare for work
  • Provide first-hand insight into the industry you’re interested in

Our LSBU graduate mentors work for industries spanning financial services, construction, media, local government and many more. To sign up head to mentormatch.me/lsbu

  • Create an account using your LSBU email address
  • Create your profile to find your mentor matches
  • Come to one of our training sessions every Monday 12pm-12.30pm in the Career Gym in The Student Centre

For further details contact Alex Cope copea3@lsbu.ac.uk


Help Your Community and your Career! – Volunteer!
There are endless volunteering opportunities for people to take part in. They can range from community work, working with ex-offenders and youth work to education, advice and human rights. Organisations working with us on our Volunteering Programme include: South Bank Centre, Save the Children, Victim Support, Citizens Advice Bureau, Kings College Hospital NHS and many many more, with roles as diverse as Admin Assistant, Care roles, IT Support Assistant, Advice Coordinator, Finance Assistant, After Schools Kids Mentor and so on….


To find a Volunteering position suitable for you, or to let us know where you are already volunteering so we can reward you, contact Cristin on volunteering@lsbu.ac.uk . Alternatively you can drop in to our Volunteering Drop-in Sessions every Tuesday in the Career Gym: 10am to 1pm. (There is a photo attached to this email, for this paragraph.)


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