Careers Event

YEAR 11

 

ASSEMBLIES

November 5th 2019 – Year 11 – Making Plans for Further Education Assembly

Advice upon research and consideration needed for future education / career.

December 3rd 2019 – Year 11 – Birmingham University Assembly

Pursuing further education to degree level.

December 18th 2019 – Year 11 – Assembly – ASK Apprenticeships

Advice about qualifications and experience that may be secured through an apprenticeship.

 

SEMINARS

November 28th 2019 – Years 11, 12 & 13 – Employer Seminar (PwC)

Advice about pursuing a career within accountancy (audit and technology).

November 28th 2019 – Years 11, 12 & 13 – Armed Forces Seminar

Advice about pursuing a career within the Armed Forces.

 

WORKSHOPS

December 3rd 2019 – Year 11 – Workshop – Amazing Apprenticeships

Advice upon completing applications for apprenticeships.

 

 

YEAR 12

 

ASSEMBLIES

October 17th 2019 – Year 12 – ASK Apprenticeships Assembly

Introduction to higher and degree apprenticeships.

 

SEMINARS

November 5th 2019 – Years 12 & 13 – Employer Seminar (Baily Garner)

Advice about qualification and employment for a variety of professions within the construction industry.

November 11th 2019 Years 12 and 13 LAWSOC Law Seminar 1.15 in the Hive

Completing an application for law.

November 18th 2019 – Years 12 & 13 – Employer Seminar (PwC)

Speaker from PwC advising upon opportunities of pursuing their Flying Start degree.

November 22nd 2019 – Year 12 – Parent Pathway

Advice from employers including HSBC and PwC about career pathways.

November 26th 2019 – Years 12 & 13 – LAWSOC – Professional Speaker

Advice about qualification and employment within the legal profession, along with aspects of intellectual property.

November 28th 2019 – Years 11, 12 & 13 – Employer Seminar (PwC)

Advice about pursuing a career within accountancy (audit and technology).

November 28th 2019 – Years 11, 12 & 13 – Armed Forces Seminar

Advice about pursuing a career within the Armed Forces.

December 6th 2019 – Years 12 & 13 – MedSoc Speaker

‘A practical guide to what a medical schools want to see in an applicant’.  This is essential for all of those students who are preparing for upcoming interviews and is hosted by a specialist lecturer within the NHS. All Sixth Formers are welcome.

December 9th 2019 – Years 12 & 13 – LawSoc Speaker

Senior Counsel – professional speaker talking about working as a legal counsel within a business.

December 10th 2019 – Years 12 & 13 – EconSoc – Speaker

Qualified accountant with Deloittes talking about qualification and career progression within accountancy.

 

 

 

YEAR 13

 

ASSEMBLIES

October 15th 2019 – Year 13 – Interview Assembly

Assembly focused upon preparation for interviews – apprenticeships and universities

 

SEMINARS

 

November 5th 2019 – Years 12 & 13 – Employer Seminar (Baily Garner)

Advice about qualification and employment for a variety of professions within the construction industry.

November 8th 2019 – Year 13 – Oxbridge Interview Jamboree

Mock interviews in preparation for Oxbridge application interviews.

November 11th 2019 Years 12 and 13 LAWSOC Law Seminar 1.15 in the Hive

Completing an application for law.

November 19th 2019 – Year 13 – Employer Seminar (Midland Heart)

Advice about qualification and employment for a variety of professions.

November 18th 2019 – Years 12 & 13 – Employer Seminar (PwC)

Speaker from PwC advising upon opportunities of pursuing their Flying Start degree.

November 26th 2019 – Years 12 & 13 – LAWSOC – Professional Speaker

Advice about qualification and employment within the legal profession, along with aspects of intellectual property.

November 26th 2019 – Year 13 – MMI – Medical Interview Preparation

Mock interviews in preparation for medicine application interviews.

November 28th 2019 – Years 11, 12 & 13 – Employer Seminar (PwC)

Advice about pursuing a career within accountancy (audit and technology).

November 28th 2019 – Years 11, 12 & 13 – Armed Forces Seminar

Advice about pursuing a career within the Armed Forces.

December 6th 2019 – Years 12 & 13 – MedSoc Speaker

‘A practical guide to what a medical schools want to see in an applicant’.  This is essential for all of those students who are preparing for upcoming interviews and is hosted by a specialist lecturer within the NHS. All Sixth Formers are welcome.

December 9th 2019 – Years 12 & 13 – LawSoc Speaker

Senior Counsel – professional speaker talking about working as a legal counsel within a business.

December 10th 2019 – Years 12 & 13 – EconSoc – Speaker

Qualified accountant with Deloittes talking about qualification and career progression within accountancy.

 

 

CAREERS FAIR

 

February 7th 2020 – BVGS Jobs and Careers Fair

The fourth annual BVGS Jobs and Careers Fair will take place on Friday 7th February 2020.

 

The event focuses on a Jobs Exhibition in the Sports Hall between 9.00am and 12.00pm and six one hour Careers Seminars.

 

In the Jobs Exhibition, leading national and local companies attend to upskill BVGS students on careers within their company, the routes to gaining work experience, internships and jobs and the ability to talk to members of staff about what it is like working for the company.

 

The Careers Seminars see three to four guest speakers each presenting for 10-mins on their role within a particular company. It focuses on routes to qualification, differing roles within the company/industry, the company and salaries. There is also the opportunity for students to raise questions with the guest speakers. The six areas where seminars are being delivered are; Banking and Finance, IT and Tech, Medicine and Healthcare, Law, Business and Construction and Engineering.

 

 

MASTERCLASSES & TASTER DAYS

 

Sixth Form students wishing to attend university masterclasses / taster days need to complete the “Masterclass & Taster Day Request Form” which needs to be submitted to Mrs Ashby so that an application may be made on their behalf.

https://www.birmingham.ac.uk/teachers/pupil-opportunities/post-16/Masterclasses.aspx

https://www2.aston.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/sro/on-campus/taster-sessions