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All Sectors Fair

The All Sectors Fair 2017 (previously 'The Business Fair')

Why not come along and meet with your possible future employer?

It doesn’t matter what you study, the All Sectors Fair is for students and graduates of all disciplines and year to come along and chat with employers from multiple sectors including: Finance; Management; Business; Engineering; Law and many more.

Event Details:

Date: Thursday 19th October 2017

Where: Jubilee Sports Centre, Building 18, Highfield Campus

Time: 11.00am - 3.30pm

Exhibitors: To view who attended in 2016, check out the brochure below

What's it all about?

95 exhibitors attended this event on 20th October 2016 - many of whom were global corporations. There were also Third Sector and Charity organisations in attendance, demonstrating that highly motivated graduate professionals are required by charitable organisations too.

This is your opportunity to meet the people who want to employ you in 2017 and beyond, so get talkative. And while you’re there, hoover up some freebies, it’s what they’re there for! If that’s not enough, you can also get some hands-on CV advice led by top graduate recruiters and your own Careers and Employability service, right there on the day.

Business Fair Brochure 2016

Key Facts

  • Third sector organisations are also invited to exhibit, demonstrating that charities too, require a variety of professionals to plan and manage their business.  
  • Many of the business companies are often looking to recruit for various roles both on graduate schemes and internship opportunities.
  • The Fair is a great chance to meet Third Sector organisations offering a wide range of alternative opportunities.
  • This Fair is an ideal event to find out what volunteer or paid roles these organisations have to offer, how your skills can benefit them and the wider community, as well as learning what skills and recognition you’ll receive in return.

Who can attend?

  • The Fair is open to all students regardless of subject and/or year of study.

Exhibitors

Please see the Business Fair 2016 Brochure towards the top of this page to see who exhibited last year.

CV Clinics

How confident are you about your CV? It might have served you adequately in the past but competition for graduate positions is fierce. Don`t risk losing out on your dream job because of an average CV!

You can receive expert CV advice provided by exhibiting organisations and Specialist Career Practitioners during the Fair.  Take advantage of this opportunity to differentiate yourself from the crowd and learn how to make the very best of your experience and achievements.

Jobs Board

The All Sectors Fair exhibitors will be posting their current opportunities on Careers’ Jobs Board in the Fair venue. Students are encouraged to use their smartphones to photograph the advertisements and the QR codes will direct you straight to exhibitor websites.

Prepare for the Fair Talk

First impressions count - Do you want to stand out from the hundreds of other students attending?

Our Prepare for the Fair sessions are vital to understand how you can do this, as well as what to research beforehand, in order to leap into a successful future.  

Keep up to date with what's going on via the MyCareer Events Calendar.

Keep Up to Date

For the most up-to-date information, follow our Facebook and Twitter  feed looking out for employers using #sotoncareersfairs

If your organisation is interested in exhibiting at the 2017 All Sectors Fair, please visit the Employers and Organisations Fair webpage for details.

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