School of Management CareerFest 2016
"A careers fair made for you"
Tuesday 25th October 2016
11am – 3pm
The Atrium & Hospitality Suite, Cardiff School of Management, Llandaff Campus
The Careers Service at Cardiff Metropolitan University has once again teamed up with the School of Management to provide our biggest annual careers fair, tailored primarily to those students who are looking for a career within the world of business, accounting & finance, marketing, IT, tourism, events and hospitality.
The event is free to attend, open to students of all years and whilst it is tailored towards students from the School of Management, we welcome students from all Schools to come along as there will be opportunities that suit a wide range of career ambitions.
View our online
Event Guide to find out everything you need to know about the day.
Why should I attend?
If you are looking to gain valuable work experience, undertake a short or long-term internship or find a graduate job, this careers fair is for you. The attending organisations have been specifically invited because they have 'live' opportunities to discuss with you so this is a great opportunity for you to better understand your options and potentially find work. Here are some of the other key reasons you should attend;
- gain a greater understanding of the sectors/industries that you might be interested in working for
- enhance your employability skills by gaining real-life work experience
- enable you to make informed module choices and decide on a career path to suit you
- start to build networks with recruiters that may be very useful in the future
- find your dream graduate job in your chosen industry
Who will be attending?
We have invited a wide variety of organisations to the event so that we can cater for the range of career ambitions that our School of Management students have. As a result, there will be a good mix of opportunities available, including roles within business, hospitality and retail management, finance and economics, IT and positions within the NHS and Civil Service (just to name a few). Click on the link below to find out who will be at the event.
List of Attendees (PDF 182kb)
What do I need to do before attending?
Familiarise yourself with what employers are attending and write down the ones that interest you
Do your research on the company so that you'll be able to talk knowledgeably about them on the day and impress the recruiters, meaning you are much more likely to be offered a role!
Set out a plan for the day – use the Event Guide to understand where each employer will be and create a plan to make sure you speak to everyone you need to
Get your CV and LinkedIn profile ready – the employer may want to see what skills and experience you have so may ask for a CV or may want to know your LinkedIn address.
Confirm your place by booking onto the event via CareerHub –
The Careers Service is here to help you get the best out of this event. If you have any questions about the day or would like to speak to someone about how best to prepare, pop into the Careers Service on either campus to talk to us.