Monday 2 November - Wednesday 4 November

#UofGCareers

Do you want to work in Science?

The Science Fair Online will take place over 3 days, helping you find out about job vacancies, gather information and research the different types of jobs available to you.

  • Book a one to one appointment with an employer
  • Listen to employer videos, presentations and career masterclasses
  • Get inspired and attend a Big Brave talk.

Read on and make sure you download the Career Fair Plus app! You can download this for free from Apple's App Store or Google Play.

Or visit Career Fair Plus and research employers, create a profile and book your employer meetings.

 

Monday 2 November

Employer Presentations

Attend a LIVE employer presentation. Find out about recruitment processes, what type of vacancies they have and their culture. This will really give you a head start.

Check out the full programme here:

TimeEmployer
1000 McCann Health Medical Communications 
1100 Ashfield Healthcare Communications
1300 Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC)
1400 ScotGEM (University of St Andrews)
1500 AquaQ Analytics
1600 NHS

If a company takes your interest and you want to dig deeper, book an exclusive one to one appointment with a friendly representative from the team. Find details below - limited spaces available and first come, first served.

Masterclasses

Develop important skills and attend our ever popular online masterclasses, hosted by one of our Career Managers.

LinkedIn: 1200 - 1300

Join our Careers Manager in this Zoom workshop to find out about LinkedIn, why you should have a profile and how to build your network. See how to write a headline and a summary and how to get the most from the platform.

Please note: The Masterclass will start promptly, so please log in 5 minutes before the start.

You must register for the class with your full name as used on MyCampus and your GUID.

Register now!

 

 


Tuesday 3 November

Science Fair, 1100 - 1500

Attend the online fair! Meet recruiters keen to meet you and talk about their organisation and vacancies.

Book a one to one audio or video chat. Have a valuable conversation with a friendly company representative ready to give you help, advice and answer your questions.

10 minute appointments available and you can book to see as many companies you would like.

Visit Career Fair Plus and research employers, create a profile and book your employer meetings, or alternatively download the Career Fair Plus app!

Here's some tips to help you prepare for the online fair.

Find out how to make the best use of Career Fair Plus.

Career Fair Plus can be downloaded for free from Apple's App Store or Google Play.

EXHIBITOR LIST

(updated 29/10/2020)

  • Ashfield Healthcare Communications
  • AquaQ Analytics
  • McCann Health Medical Communications
  • Mondelez International (Kraft)
  • Postgraduate Study at the University of Glasgow
  • ScotGEM (St Andrews University)
  • Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC)
  • Scottish Government Teaching Makes People
  • Teach First

New recruiters will book right up to the event.


Wednesday 4 November

Are you looking for career inspiration or hoping to build your confidence before you start applying for jobs? Well, we have invited three brave and successful people to chat honestly about their career and help inspire you.

Find Your Career Inspiration

The Big Brave with Director of Athlete Focused and Physio Focused, Dr Andrew White

Time: 1130 - 1230

Introducing Director of Athlete Focused and Physio Focused, Dr Andrew White

Andrew White is a two-time University of Glasgow graduate having completed his Physiology & Sports Science BSC (Hons) degree in 2011 and his Sports Science PhD in 2014.

He has had many jobs and roles during and after this time, from playing International Rugby whilst at University to working with Olympic and Paralympic medallists at the sportscotland institute of sport, coaching professional footballers at Kilmarnock Football Club and founding two businesses. At the start of his career, Andrew predominantly worked in his degree area as a sports scientist. But since taking his experience and starting up his own company he has been an entrepreneur, a marketer, a manager, a salesperson, a bookkeeper, a cleaner and is now getting ready to be a student again and complete his Master in Business Administration.

To hear more about Andrew's journey register now on Glasgow Careers.

#UofGCareers
#TheBigBrave

 

Find Your Career Inspiration

The Big Brave with Senior Group Leader Head, Retroviral Replication Laboratory and Assistant Research Director for The Francis Crick Institute, Dr Kate Bishop

Time: 1430 – 1530

Introducing Senior Group Leader Head, Retroviral Replication Laboratory and Assistant Research Director for The Francis Crick Institute, Dr Kate Bishop

Kate Bishop has studied retroviruses since undertaking her PhD studies with Jonathan Stoye at the National Institute for Medical Research, where she worked on the retroviral restriction factor, Fv1. She then undertook postdoctoral training with Michael Malim at King’s College London, investigating the APOBEC family of HIV restriction factors.

She was awarded a prestigious Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship in 2004 to continue her APOBEC research. In 2008 she was simultaneously awarded a Wellcome Trust Career Development Fellowship and a Programme Leader position at NIMR, enabling her to broaden her research interests and investigate various aspects of the early stages of retroviral replication.

Since 2015, Kate has been a Group Leader at the new Francis Crick Institute in London. She was awarded tenure and promoted to senior group leader in 2017. Projects in her lab include investigating the relationship between core uncoating, reverse transcription and nuclear entry of HIV, and determining the function of the viral capsid protein in these processes, and working on understanding the function(s) of the lentiviral Vpx and Vpr proteins.

To hear more about Kate's journey, register now on Glasgow Careers.

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#TheBigBrave

Find Your Career Inspiration

Q&A with Made in the Wild, Jack Randall

Time: 1630 - 1730

Introducing Founder, Made in the Wild, Jack Randall

Made in the Wild’s mission is to spotlight global biodiversity and inspire a curiosity in the natural world. Founder, Jack Randall, will be presenting a virtual talk as part of The University of Glasgow’s Big Brave Series covering his personal experiences gaining foundation skills in field biology and how to apply these skills for a future career in wildlife conservation, research & media.

Jack began sharing his wildlife stories whilst traipsing through the jungles of the Amazon researching Green Anacondas. You can check out Jack’s latest adventures on National Geographic WILD & Disney+, through his television series “Out There with Jack Randall”.

To hear more about Jack's journey, register now on Glasgow Careers.

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#TheBigBrave

These events are open to any UofG student and are your opportunity to hear about different career paths in a comfortable and casual environment. 


Accessibility

We aim to ensure that people have equal access to public events. If you need alternative formats or other reasonable adjustments, please contact Jo Macdonald or 0141 330 4560 with your request so that arrangements, where possible, can be made.

Message to students and graduates using the Career Fair Plus App

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