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Careers and Placements Fair

All of the employers who are exhibiting at the Careers and Placements Fair have current jobs, placements or work experience opportunities to discuss and they want to employ you! So if you’re looking to apply for graduate schemes or for placements and work experience opportunities - this is the Fair for you!

Stand Out
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Event Details:

Date: Tuesday 28th February 2017

Time: 11.00am - 3.00pm

Venue: Garden Court and Hartley Suite, Buildings 40 and 38, Highfield Campus

Careers and Placements Fair Brochure 2017

Stand Out from the Crowd Events

To complement the Careers and Placements Fair, we have organised a selection of events to help you further stand out from the other candidates who may be applying for the same roles (see below).

To book your place at the following events simply click on the boxes  where you can register your attendance or add your name to a waiting list via

Who Can Attend?

This Fair is open to all students regardless of subject and/or year of study and there is no need to register to attend this event. We look forward to welcoming you on the day.


The Careers and Placements Fair 2017 is exclusively sponsored by PwC.

The 2017 list of exhibitors will be published here soon.

Please also see the Useful Downloads section of this webpage for the 2016 Careers and Placements Fair Brochure. The Brochure contains exhibitor profiles and much more.

Employer 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 during the Careers and Placements 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.

The sessions will be held from 11:00-15.00 in the Careers Centre, Room 2001, Building 37.

Book your place now by clicking HERE 

Opportunities Board

The Careers and Placements Fair exhibitors will be posting their current opportunities on the Careers’ Jobs Board in Garden Court at the Fair. Students are encouraged to use their phones to photograph the advertisements and the QR codes will direct you straight to exhibitor websites.

Prepare for the Fair Talk

In order to get the most out of this Fair, it is of the utmost importance for you to come prepared. Preparation is key to success! Whatever your degree subject, we recommend you sign up to attend a Prepare for the Fair session to learn how to make the most of the opportunity to network with employers, and to receive tips on what to research and how you can stand out from the crowd. Book your place now via MyCareer.

Tuesday 21st February
11:00 Prepare for the Fair - Hosted by PwC via WebEx

Thursday 23rd February
13:00 Prepare for the Fair - International Students. Hosted by the Careers and Employability Service and the Visa Team

Keep Up to Date

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

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


Sponsored by PwC

This Fair is kindly sponsored by PwC. Please Click on the button below to view their careers webpages.

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