Careers Week on the Student Portal!

We’ve pulled together lots of helpful information to help you get the most out of National Careers Week 2023. Browse our links and video chats to gain some careers-based inspiration and then tell us your dream career in the comments section.

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Celebrating National Careers Week 2023

There is lots happening across National Careers Week including their virtual careers fair!

Visit the NCW Careers Fair >   Visit the NCW website >

Visit the Success at School website!

There are lots of great resources for you to explore, here are a few you might like to try.

Advice on employability skills >

Jobs and courses >

Visit their Career Zone for information on a variety of jobs >

The UK Careers Fair

Find a careers fair near you –
The UK Careers Fair

The UK Careers Fair website offers a directory of all the careers fairs that are in the UK. Most of the fairs are free to those that are currently looking for employment.

Click here to visit their website >

You can also find more on the Youth Employment UK website.

Click here to visit the Youth Employment UK website >

Incredible STEM careers on the VICTA Science Fair

Science can take you anywhere…

The VICTA Science Fair 2023 is now live. Find out about VI scientists working in amazing fields – from astronomy to oceanography! New for 2023 we chat to The Met Office, National Robotarium and a Biomedical Scientist.

Careers focused video chats with VI professionals

My path to employment – Warren Wilson

Warren talks to the Student Portal about his path into his current role in community engagement at RNIB.

Perfecting your interview technique – Eddy Eyad

Eddy Eyad, a first-class graduate from the University of Birmingham, shares his advice on perfecting your interview technique.

Creating a personal brand – Eddy Eyad

Eddy shares tips onto how to boost your personal brand and stand out to employers.

Work experience – Eddy Eyad

Eddy is a consultant based in the finance industry, he shares his top tips on how to gain employment. In this first video he kicks of talking about the importance of work experience.