Tuesday, 29 November 2016
Friday, 25 November 2016
Morgan Stanley is one of the world's leading investment banks, and they have asked Pure Potential to invite bright, female sixth formers to apply to their 3-day Insight Programme this February.
The Programme comprises of many elements including case studies, group presentations, interactive workshops and networking opportunities. Successful candidates will also have the unique chance to take a tour of the trading floor and understand the range of roles across the Bank.
If you are interested in finding out more about the banking sector, this is the perfect opportunity! Having a prestigious firm such as Morgan Stanley on your personal statement or CV will be hugely beneficial when it comes to applying to university and looking for work experience when you are an undergraduate.
For more information about Programme, please visit this page on Morgan Stanley website. When applying, please ensure that you mention Pure Potential in your covering letter. The application deadline is 2nd January 2017.
Tuesday, 22 November 2016
We are delighted to have DI Ben Martin, and PC Rob Tindall of the local Police in college today. If you are interested in hearing about recruitment into the Police, please come along to their talk at 12.50 in D110.
Wednesday, 9 November 2016
International Experience Canada (IEC) is a working holiday visa in Canada program. It allows people from many different countries under 35 years of age to work in Canada for a temporary period, of one or two years. Citizens of participating countries can now begin creating their 2016 profile. The immigration department at the High Commission is hosting an online information session on the ‘International Experience Canada (IEC)’ program. An officer will present and answer questions on IEC; valuable information for young people interested in a gap year in Canada.
Webinar: Travel and Work in Canada – International Experience Canada (IEC)
The High Commission of Canada is hosting a webinar on traveling and working in Canada, with particular focus on the International Experience Canada (IEC) program. IEC provides youth with the opportunity to travel and work in Canada. An official from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada will present information and answer your questions live. Please note that this session will be conducted in English; however, the question period will be bilingual, English and French.
Information session on immigration to Canada: IEC
Monday, November 14th, 2016
13:00 to 14:00 (London, GMT)
To participate, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name, citizenship, country of residence and email. Please also be sure to include Immigration 15-11 in the subject line of your email to specify which session you wish to attend.
We will provide you with the link to the webinar approximately 24 hours before it takes place. Note that places are limited. Anyone unable to participate in this webinar will be automatically registered in the next available webinar.
Wednesday, 2 November 2016
Stonewall's Starting Out Careers Guide, 2016/17 is now available at the Careers Department in the LRC and may be of particular interest for LGBT students.
- Articles about being LGBT in the workplace
- tips for finding inclusive employers
- Overviews of different sectors
- Diversity Champions (employers who demonstrate commitment to their LGBT staff)
The guide is available on the Careers shelves next to the Careers desk, in the section highlighted as "Need help in preparing for Employment?"
We are pleased to have Pathway CTM visiting college today and tomorrow. They are an organisation who specialise in helping students come into contact with employers, and offer a broad range of activities that can help students to realise their potential and start making good contacts with the business world. Careers Events, Seminars, Work Experience, Video CVs etc.; all are available in the coming months, so go and speak to them to find out more.
Companies they currently work with include Sky, AXA Insurance, Pwc , so there are lots of opportunities for you to start making connections and hopefully moving in a direction that works for you.
Whether you are Year 1 or Year 2, Pathway will be happy to talk to you and give you advice on your next steps. You can meet them at the following times:
Wednesday, 2nd November - Student Centre from 10.00 to 12.00
Thursday, 3rd November - B Corridor (near exit doors to the Quad) from 12.00 to 2.00
Tuesday, 1 November 2016
Rotary Club of Cambridge
2016-17 President Peter Jones
ROTARY CLUB OF CAMBRIDGE
GAP YEAR AWARD 2017
Eligibility: Open to students in year 13 of schooling (2016-17) or equivalent in
Further Education in a school or college in the Cambridge area.
Purpose: To encourage the principle of ‘Service above Self’ by supporting one
or more students undertaking a gap year project in an overseas location and
which involves an element of community service.
The Award: Up to £500 may be awarded to a student (or students – a group of
up to 3 may apply collectively for an award) to support the cost of the project.
• The project must include a significant element of service to the local
overseas community or to a section within it.
• It is recognised that the work undertaken will very likely be in
association with an established international or overseas charity;
however preference will be given to those planning the trip
themselves, rather than using a gap year organisation.
• Projects may be up to one year in duration.
• Students must have shown initiative and commitment in raising, or
planning to raise, other funds for their trip.
• Project may be undertaken from July 2017 onwards, but must be
completed by September 2018
• Students must be prepared, following their return, to attend a
meeting of the Rotary Club of Cambridge to give an account of their
trip and the project undertaken.
Procedure for applications:
Applications are to be submitted to The Rotary Club of Cambridge by e-mail
to email@example.com by Monday 6 February 2017.
Applications should include name, address, e-mail address, contact phone
number, age of student, details of the planned trip, name and address of any
charity involved, motivation and reasons for undertaking the project, and full
budget, with an indication of how remainder of the funds required will be
Short-listed applicants will be invited for interview during March 2017.
Awards will be announced in April 2017.