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Careers Opportunities Fortnight 22 February – 5 March 2021

Our Spring Events Programme is continuing virtually and there will be a two-week programme of online Employer Events, ending with the Careers Opportunities Fair on the 5 March. These events are open to all students and all year groups.

We are pleased to confirm we are using Career Fair Plus for our Spring Fair on 5 March. You can browse the Career Fair Plus app to find out more about the employers participating, their events and to book 1:1 Employer Chats.

Career Fair Plus - Download App Here

Download Career Fair Plus now on your device – an app placing the power to prepare in your hands. Search ‘Career Fair Plus’ on the App Store and Google Play Store.

Why download? 

• Browse complete employer listings
• See event details and webinar listings
• View announcements for real-time updates
• Learn tips to help you prepare
• Book appointments with employers

To utilise the app, open it up and navigate to University of Southampton, and then select “Careers Opportunities Fair.”

Watch this short video to get ready to make your appointments

Alternatively, you can access Career Fair Plus on a desktop; just search for our event and then book your 1:1 appointments.

The Careers and Employability Service are running an amazing competition during this fortnight for your chance to win Apple AirPods!

All you need to do to be entered into this draw is to download the Career Fair Plus app (link at the top of this webpage) and attend one of the employer events and/or at least one 1:1 session during the virtual careers fair on 5 March.

Winners will be announced week commencing 15 March 2021.

Apple AirPods
Apple AirPods

Attend a variety of online events delivered by a range of employers looking to recruit for graduate schemes, internships and placements for a 2021/22 start date. Discover what they have to offer and experience live Q&A sessions. To book your session, click on the event box, below and sign in with your University credentials. for more information on this offering!

1 March

Civil Service Fast Stream Event

2 March

Technologi (Net Pay) Presentation

1:1 conversations provide an excellent opportunity for you to ask questions in a private setting. You can book a 10 minute appointment with your favourites for Friday 5 March. This is your chance to find out more about the employers. You can book your appointment via Career Fair Plus now. Please see the list of employers available for 1:1 chats. This will be updated regularly:

  • Aztec Group
  • Babcock International
  • BAE Systems
  • Civil Service Fast Stream
  • Collaborative Solutions
  • Department for Education - Get Into Teaching
  • I. T. Dev Limited
  • Leonardo
  • Teach First
  • The Phoenix Partnership (TPP) Leeds
  • The University of Law
  • UoS - Careers and Employability (Work Experience Team)
  • Wildern Partnership SCITT

Whilst virtual events and fairs might seem daunting, your preparation for them should be the same as if you were attending in person. Solid preparation and a structured approach will help you to successfully navigate the platform and get the most from the events.

We have compiled some resources that will help you to understand what to expect and will enable you to prepare effectively for the upcoming events and fair.

For those who cannot access telephone appointments due to accessibility needs, an email address is provided on the employer’s profile that we would encourage you to use as an alternative form of communication.

If you have any other accessibility needs that have not been addressed, please contact

Please also see further information on our Equality and Diversity webpages.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems

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