This week was Sustainability Careers Week at Queen Mary University of London, we hope it was valuable to all of the students that got involved!
If you missed out, you can read about our events and campaigns below…
A member of the sustainability team published a blog each day to inform students of their experiences and to emphasise the different pathways into a career in sustainability. If you didn’t get chance to read the blogs yet, why not give them a read now?!
- Graduate Level – On Monday we heard from our Graduate Management Trainee, Jane Smith who is on a 6 month secondment with the sustainability team
- Mid level – On Tuesday and Wednesday we heard from our Sustainability Project Officer, Sara Aziz who supports all of the sustainability projects at the university and our Sustainability Engagement Manager, Louise Sinnott whose role revolves around engagement and behaviour change.
- Senior Manager – On Thursday, during our main event day, we heard from the Head of Sustainability at Queen Mary University, Kerry Horvath.
Sustainability Careers and Volunteering Fair
If you weren’t able to attend our Sustainability Careers and Volunteering Fair, you missed out on speaking to the following organisations;
Students were able to speak to stall holders to find out about what opportunities there are available for both paid and voluntary work and how to boost their CV’s to ensure they are in the best possible position to get a job upon graduating.
Sustainability Speed Meet
You might be thinking, what on earth is a speed meet?! Well the best way that we can describe it is like professional speed dating, we even provided dinner! Sustainability professionals visited tables for 10 minutes and students were able to ask them questions in order to gain more information about the types of roles available and also to gain insight into what to do to get a job at the end of their university careers.
We had sustainability professionals from the following organisations;
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We are always keen to hold more events to help students gain experience and knowledge to improve their job prospects, so if you are interested in getting involved, let us know at firstname.lastname@example.org.