Monthly careers update! With deadlines for internships and grad schemes looming, keep up to date with our careers events to make sure you are as informed as possible! As for applications – do not panic! Feel free to drop in to the Careers Service or arrange a one on one appointment with a consultant to discuss any queries you may have.


Careers in Music

Wednesday, 5th Nov – 5.15-6.30pm, Room 5.004, Fifth Floor, Crawford House, Booth Street East.

Interested in knowing more about working in the music industry? Our invited guests include Lisa Murgatroyd, who works in software and technology for clients in live music. She is also Takeover Manager for Oxjam Music Festival and Music Office for the National Student Radio Association.   Simon Bray gained his music degree at Manchester and has over 10 years’ experience in the music industry including working as a session musician and band manager.  They’ll be talking to you about their roles and sharing their industry experience and insights.


Meet the Professionals: Charity and the Public Sector

Thursday, 6th Nov – 5.00-8.00pm, Room 2.20, University Place.

The Alumni Office are inviting you to attend this session to meet Manchester graduates working in the Charity and Public Sector.  This is a great opportunity to meet professionals in a number of fields and gain advice about the next steps following university.  Places are limited.


Law careers for SALC students

Wednesday, 12th Nov – 1.30-3.30pm, Room 3.40, Simon Building.

Ever wondered about a career in Law?  Come along to this event and get the low-down from solicitors and a barrister about what their work involves and how to follow in their footsteps.


Law Fair (open to all students)

Tuesday 18th Nov – 12.30-4.00pm, Manchester Central (in the city centre). This is a great opportunity to meet dozens of law firms and legal organisations, giving you a chance to find out more information about the profession, as well as develop new contacts.


Guest lecture by Alex Aiken!

Tuesday 18th Nov – 5-7pm, Lecture Theatre A, University Place.

Alex Aiken, Executive Director of Government Communications, will be offering a lecture from ‘behind the black door’, giving insight in to government communications and what role you could play in the civil service.


Postgraduate Study Fair (open to all students)

Wednesday 19 Nov – 10.30-4.00pm, location TBC.

Do not fear – this event is open to undergraduate and postgraduate students, as it can provide an excellent opportunity to meet employers regarding graduate jobs, or simply enquire about potential industries and professions.


Tuesday Careers Drop-in – 12.45-2.15pm

Every Tuesday lunchtime there will be a careers consultant in the Samuel Alexander building for you to have an informal chat with.  You might have a specific careers question or perhaps you haven’t got a clue what you want to do after you graduate.  Either way, they can help.



Tuesday 4th Nov                   3rd floor language reception                                      

Tuesday 11th Nov                 EAC/Ling and Eng Lang common room              

Tuesday 18th Nov                 North foyer 


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