Google TechAbility Europe Programme

EmployAbility is proud to be working with Google to offer disabled students a fantastic career insight day and the opportunity to be mentored by experienced Google staff. Valuable opportunities are available for those interested in technical and non-technical career pathways. These opportunities are open to current students, including Masters and PhD students.

The Google TechAbility Europe Programme is a unique initiative to source, develop and recruit disabled computer scientists and business leaders of the future. This exciting programme will include the opportunity to participate in either a one-day technical or a business event at Google HQ in London, and an 8 to 12 week mentoring programme.

Application deadline: Wednesday 31st October

Targetjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards 2013

There are 12 Awards up for grabs to identify the top undergraduates in IT and Computer Science, Management, Law, Arts and Humanities, Mathematics, Economics and Finance, Engineering, Construction, Engineering and Design, Low Carbon plus four special awards: the ‘Future Business Leader’ and ‘Commercial Excellence’ Awards open to students from any discipline, the Female Undergraduate of the Year open to the very best female undergraduates and the ‘First Year’ Award open to undergraduates from any discipline who have just started their second year.


Pi-making challenge

Enter our Pi-making challenge to change the world through programming (and win a summer internship)

PA Consulting Group and the Raspberry Pi Foundation are challenging students to invent something using a Raspberry PI – a credit card sized computer – that will make the world a better place.

All you need is a Raspberry Pi and the drive to use (or learn how to use) basic computer programming to make an incredible difference to people’s lives.

Find out more at

Prize: a salaried internship (subject to interview) at PA or £1,000 in cash

 Deadline: 26 October 2012

The Skilful CV

Skilful CVs

Have you mentioned your skills on your CV? If not, read on!

Employers want to know what skills you can offer them & they’ll be looking through your CV for evidence of these. They may be looking for technical skills such as certain IT programming skills, or languages, but they’ll also be on the look-out for what we call transferable skills. Examples of these include communication, team working and decision-making.

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