Wed 18 May: Careers in Computing

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This May, Goldsmiths Computing students are invited to our Computing Careers fair to meet potential employers and kick-start your career.

When: 1.00 – 4.00pm Wednesday 18th May 2016
Where: RHB 274, Richard Hoggart Building, Goldsmiths

As the academic year comes to a close, here is an opportunity for our students to meet employers from across the computing sector, including IT consulting, tech and software development. There will also be a chance to discover opportunities with design studios and other creative roles.

Confirmed exhibitors include Hewlett PackardEuromoneySogeti UK, GradIT, QA Gateway and Vassit.

The event will include:

  1. an exhibition where you can meet employers on a one-to-one basis
  2. a programme of talks to give you an insight into developing relevant skills.

2.00-2.30pm – Shay Olupona, Hewlett Packard
Goldsmiths alumnus Shay Olupona will be discussing his experiences of the Hewlett Packard graduate scheme and his current role within one of HPs most high profile projects. He will give an insight into the industry from his perspective as a recent graduate and offer some advice for students looking to secure their first role, as well as tips for the HP application process.

2.30-3.00pm – Helen Kempster, Goldsmiths Careers Service
Helen will lead this session to help you think about how to put together a successful CV or application for the IT and computing sector. We will look at some examples, and you will get tips on how to make your applications stand out from the crowd.

This event is open to all Computing students, and is a collaboration between the Careers Service and the Department of Computing. If you have any questions about the event, please contact Helen Kempster.