#investinyou Employer Engagement Week

Date 15.02.2016

Monday 22 February

10am- 3pm

Employer Spotlight –  Kingscamp

Sports coaching and childcare roles

Park Campus, Sulgrave Reception
10am – 3pm

Employer Spotlight –  NCS

Summer programmes and paid opportunities

Park Campus, Sulgrave Reception
10.30am – 12:00pm

Skills Challenge


Park Campus, Changemaker Hub, Library Foyer

Job hunting in Business

Think Creatively

Park Campus, Cottesbrooke Hub
12pm-1pm Skill Challenge – Action Planning Avenue Campus, Changemaker Hub, opposite the restaurant
1pm-2pm Skill Challenge – Opportunity Recognition Avenue Campus,  Changemaker Hub, opposite the restaurant

SME & Sole Trader event – employer workshops, Q & A’s

What is it like to work for yourself? What are the challenges and rewards of starting up your own business?

Park Campus, K201
1pm-2pm Employer Spotlight – Kings Camp and NCS Park Campus, HLT2
1.30pm-2.30pm Employer Spotlight – Elliotts Agency Careers in the leisure and hospitality industry Park Campus, C106
2pm- 3pm Skill Challenge – Self Management and Reflective Learning Park Campus, Changemaker Hub, Library Foyer
3pm-4pm Employer Spotlight – Engage Education Park Campus, S036
5pm-6pm Employer Spotlight – CCUSA
Find out about summer work abroad
Park Campus, Cottesbrooke Hub

Tuesday 23 February



Your opportunity to network with employers

Park Campus, Library Foyer

Skill Challenges –  Networking, Problem Solving and


Avenue Campus, Changemaker Hub, opposite the restaurant

Guest Speaker – Shiv Ahluwalia

‘The Entrepreneur with Street Cred – Are you ready for your first role’

Whether you are planning a life in business or a career working in corporate industry, Shiv our guest speaker has been there. He will take you on an inspirational journey of the do’s and don’ts of preparing for your first role and most importantly how to overcome some of the challenges that lie ahead.

Park Campus, HLT2

Employer Spotlight – Dimensions Data

Careers in computer networking

Avenue Campus, Newton Grand Hall
12pm-1pm Skill Challenge – Action Planning Park Campus, Changemaker Hub, Library Foyer
1pm-2pm Skill Challenge – Opportunity Recognition Park Campus, ChangemakerHub, Library Foyer
​2:30pm ​Employer Spotlight – Enterprise Rent a Car – What are Graduate Recruiters Looking for? ​Park Campus, Cottesbrook 229​
1pm-4pm CV drop in Clinic Park Campus, Cottesbrooke Hub
3pm -5pm STEM Champions Training – find out how sharing your passion for sciences and the arts with children can enhance your  skills and give you loads of practical examples for your CV. Avenue Campus, MY89
5.30pm-7pm The Big Networking Event – Meeting and speaking to small business owners is a vital skill in the hunt for employment.  Come along and meet local employers and learn the essential skill of networking.  Includes a competition for the most collected business cards and a free buffet. Park Campus, Sunley Conference Centre

Wednesday 24 February

All day

Economics Society Employability Conference

The Economics & Finance Conference aims to give students a valuable insight into the financial sector and allows students to expand their professional network by networking with a number of different employers by improving their employability skills.

Park Campus, Various locations
11am-12 pm

Employer Spotlight –

Find out about careers within the Fraud industry

Park Campus, C106

Employer Spotlight –

Kidsplay, NCS and Engage Education

Working with Children, Young People & Families Q&A  panel

Park Campus, HLT3
1pm-2.30pm Assessment Centre Workshop with FDM Avenue Campus

Thursday 25 February

9.30am-12pm Employer Spotlight – Simply Education
Thinking about teaching? Have you got what it takes?
Park Campus, S017

Employer Spotlight –

Mandarin Consulting
UK Job, Internship and Career Advice for Chinese Students

Park Campus, S010
11.30am-12.30pm Skill Challenge – Team Work Park Campus, Changemaker Hub, Library Foyer
12pm-2pm Skill Challenge – Problem Solving & Communication Park Campus, Changemaker Hub, Library Foyer
2pm-3pm Skill Challenge –  Influencing  Persuading and Negotiating Park Campus, Changemaker Hub, Library Foyer

Employer Spotlight – SHI Ltd

A day in the life of a Corporate Sales Executive

Park Campus, Brampton 6

Guest Speaker – Natasha Tyrell

Natasha Tyrrell is a social entrepreneur.  Having worked across five industries over the past twenty or so years, Natasha has had some amazing, challenging  and inspirational experiences and stories to tell as a woman in business, climbing up the career ladder to Board Level at some of the world’s most recognised businesses, and also working her career successes around being a mother, wife and mentor.

Park Campus, HLT 2

Inspirational graduates share their stories

Do you know what career you want but don’t know how to get there?

Would you benefit from meeting professionals in the field?

Come along to meet inspirational University of Northampton graduates who have carved successful careers in a range professional fields

Test out your networking skills and make valuable future contacts.

 Park Campus, Grendon Lecture Theatre

 Friday 26 February

 10am-11pm  Employer Spotlight – Smile Education
Gain paid school experience  through the role of a Cover Supervisor
 Park Campus, F31
 11am-12pm  Employer Spotlight – Smile Education
A day in the life of a recruitment consultant
 Park Campus, F31
 10am-11am Skill Challenge -Influencing  Persuading and Negotiating  Avenue Campus,  Changemaker Hub, opposite the restaurant
 11.30am-12.30pm  Skill Challenge –
Team Work
 Avenue Campus, Changemaker Hub, opposite the restaurant
 2pm- 3pm

Skill Challenge –

Self-Management and Reflective Learning

 Avenue Campus, Changemaker Hub, opposite the restaurant