Alumni can arrange one-to-one meetings and interview practice sessions with the Careers Consultant, Karen Deadfield, (firstname.lastname@example.org) for up to two years after you have graduated.
Alumni can also attend our careers talks series which are given by our Careers Consultant and other alumni. These take place from October to March and involve sessions on networking, interview technique, CV writing and standing out in the job market.
Session 1: Your career options, careers thinking and how the careers service can help (17 October, 18:00-19:30, LT1)
Session 2: How do I choose a career? (24 October, 18:00-19:30, LT1)
Session 3: Alumni Panel Session: Exploring careers in the Arts – followed by a brief drinks reception (14 November, 18:30-20:00, LT1)
Session 4: Alumni Panel Session: Broader applications for your Arts degree – followed by a brief drinks reception (28 November, 18:30-20:00, LT1)
Session 5: How to use LinkedIn and other social media in your job search* (5 December, 18:30-19:30, SR2)
Session 6: How to stand out in a competitive jobs market (16 January, 18:30-20:00, LT1)
Session 7: Interview practice session* (6 February, 18:30-19:30, SR2)
Session 8: Improve and practise your networking skills* (20 February, 18:00-20:00, SR7)
Session 9: Alumni Networking Event (for CICP completers, 12 March, venue TBC)
If you would like to attend a session as a speaker please get in touch.
We also hold an annual networking event attended by students and alumni. You will have a chance to attend this event as we send out an annual callout for volunteers.
The following sites below may be useful:
- prospects.ac.uk: In-depth information on a wide range of graduate roles and destinations.
- gradsintocareers.co.uk: Advice and guidance on career choice and job hunting.
- ccskills.org.uk: The national skills academy for creative and cultural industries.
- https://app.hiive.co.uk/ The professional network for creative people.
The Courtauld is always eager to advertise appropriate job and internship opportunities to current students and alumni through our networking site. Anyone can post an opening by filling in the details of the position at: http://www.courtauldassociation.com/networking/submit.asp
Find out more about the career prospects that you can gain from studying at The Courtauld.