Aimed at 2016 graduates, Morgan Stanley’s three day-long Technology Spring Insight Programme provides you an overview of their Technology department and the different
areas that comprise the division. Through a mix of lecture-based sessions, projects, shadowing a variety of desks and networking with employees at all levels, you’ll gain a sense of whether a career in Technology at a global Investment Bank is right for you.

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Spring Insight Programme or email:

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10 January 2014

An insight into the consultancy profession – provided by Inside Careers

We all know consultants exist but what do they actually do? Work in consulting involves providing external advice to organisations that require specialist expertise or an objective outside perspective on their business. Consulting is the identification and assessment of a problem or analysis of a specific area of an organisation, the reporting of findings and the formulations of recommendations for improvement.

Consultants are commonly called in for business improvement, change of management, information technology and long-term planning projects.

The work

Consultancy can offer the choice of varied assignments, the ability to choose interesting work and the flexibility (within limits) of deciding when and where to work. The range of a consultants work can be broad and they can either focus on one particular area of work or cover multiple.

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Graduate Recruitment forum – Moody’s Investor Service

An independent and respected provider of credit ratings for over 100 years, Moody’s Investor Service ratings and analysis track debt covering more than 115 sovereign nations, 10,000 corporate issuers, 22,000 public finance issuers, and 82,000 structured finance obligations. By joining Moody’s 2014 Graduate Programme you will have the opportunity to work on the full life cycle of the rating process and work on projects on a global scale.

Want to know more?

Moody’s are hosting a Graduate Recruitment forum which is an ideal opportunity to meet  Analysts to find out more about the programme and let you know what’s it really like to work at Moody’s.

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Social Enterprise Challenge


The Social Enterprise Challenge is a chance for young people to gain essential skills to equip them for the world of work, whilst promoting a worthwhile cause. Teams choose an organisation or person that deserves recognition. They run a campaign to promote this cause, getting people to leave messages of support/thanks messages on their campaign page on


Get spotted by exciting businesses looking for young talent

Develop entrepreneurial and business skills

Network with successful entrepreneurs

Help others and your community

Add real experience to your CV

Win cash and other prizes

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AHRC studentships for UK/EU doctoral students in the arts and humanities

PhD Studentship – University of Nottingham –Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership

The Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership will be awarding 82 PhD studentships for study commencing 2014 to excellent research students in the arts and humanities. The DTP, a collaboration between the universities of Nottingham, Nottingham Trent, Leicester, De Montfort, Birmingham and Birmingham City, provides research candidates with cross-institutional mentoring, expert supervision, subject-specific and generic training, and professional support in preparing for a career.

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Sky Academy Arts Scholarships

There’s just five days left for emerging artists aged 18-30 to apply for the £30,000 Sky Academy Arts Scholarships (previously known as the Futures Fund). The final deadline for applications is 5pm on Friday 6 December.

For the third year running Sky, in association with IdeasTap, is giving away five £30,000 bursaries and mentoring support to artists aged 18-30 from the UK and Ireland. Applications are open to individuals working in the following fields:

·       Performing arts

·       Dance

·       Music

·       Visual art

·       Creative producing

·       Creative writing

Find out more and apply at

Wragge and Co Insight Event

Wragge & Co – Open Evening

You want to get experienced, not just qualified. And you don’t want to be turned into someone you’re not. Our training contracts have one simple aim: to help you become the lawyer you want to be. We don’t mass produce lawyers here at Wragge & Co. We tailor our training contracts to you. We’ll give you early responsibility and big ticket work for household name clients, and we’ll make sure you’ll qualify with the legal toolkit you need to be a brilliant lawyer.

Working from London or Birmingham on high profile national and international instructions, our trainees are part of a team passionate about providing the very best client service. A full-service law firm, our core work areas include corporate, dispute resolution, real estate, banking & finance, employment, pensions, tax, EU law and antitrust, public law and regulatory, corporate recovery and insolvency, intellectual property, IT, projects, outsourcing and general commercial. Sector-focused, it brings together dedicated teams of experts in a wide range of industries including aerospace, technology, energy, food and drink, healthcare, life sciences, public sector and retail.

Sound appealing?

Why not come along to our open evening on Tuesday 10 December from 4.30pm. You will get an insight into the firm, our application process along with the chance to meet our trainees. To apply to attend this event please register now ..

In the meantime, for a real insight into how we’ll help you to become a qualified, experienced, well-rounded, ready-for-anything commercial lawyer, visit

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Careers in the Space Industry – 28th February 2014


This event will be held at the  National Space Centre in Leicester 

Major organisations from within the Space Sector will be present to showcase the career possibilities in key areas of the industry, including

  • Upstream Industry – Space exploration and satellite engineering
  • Downstream – Remote sensing, satellite data application
  • SME/Entrepreneurship – Support for Innovation and funding resources
  • Academic/Industry programmes – Internship and industry partnering research

See website for details 

This event is FREE to attend for students

Direct your Career – What’s on this week


  • Wednesday 4 December  – Practising Online Aptitude Tests – CANCELLED
  •  Wednesday 4 December  – Finding a Placement  –  CANCELLED
  • Wednesday 4 December, 5.00pm – Professional Work Experience Induction                          

Loughborough Employability Award Induction Sessions

  • Monday 2 December   12.00pm
  • Tuesday 3 December  12.00pm
  • Wednesday 4 December  2.00pm

Please call into the CEC or visit our website and book your place at

  • Friday 6 December  10.00am