Looking to the Future: Graduate Recruitment Week

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For some of you, you’ll be easing into your final semester here at Southampton soon (sob!) While we’re sure you got plenty of nagging at Christmas to think about the future, it is important to start making plans for what you want to do after you graduate.

To kick off this final semester, we’re holding Graduate Recruitment Week right here on campus, from 2nd – 9th February – with loads of companies showing off what they can offer to graduates, we’re sure you’ll find something that takes your fancy, or inspires you to apply.

Here’s a run-down of the businesses you can meet during the week:

Hogan Lovells
Monday 2nd February | 10.30am – 2.30pm | SUSU Concourse
Come and meet the team from international law firm Hogan Lovells (including their giant penguin!) for the chance to enter their mystery question competition and get your hands on some free giveaways.

Tuesday 3rd February | 9am – 5pm | SUSU Concourse
Covering financial software, data and media, working for Bloomberg could open countless doors for you. Come to the concourse for a chance to witness what a day working for them would involve, through their interactive video experience.

Lloyds Bank
Tuesday 3rd February | 11am – 3pm | SUSU Concourse
Working in banking is much more diverse than you might think – come and take Lloyds’ interactive quiz to find out which area of their business would be best suited to you.

Tuesday 3rd February | 10.30am – 3pm | SUSU Redbrick
The multinational professional services network will be handing out coffee from their coffee cart, as well as info on how to get involved with their graduate recruitment schemes.

Wednesday 4th February | 11am – 3pm | SUSU Concourse
Want to intern at one of the largest banks in the world? HSBC will be here with interactive games as well as all the information you’ll need to apply for their internships.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Thursday 5th February | 11am – 4pm | SUSU Concourse
It’s banking galore as the team from Bank of America Merrill Lynch join us on Thursday with touch screen games and the chance to enter their social media competition.

Spring Elections #AJobLikeNoOther
Thursday 5th February – 10am-2pm

‘Come along and see what opportunities are on offer in this year’s Spring Elections.’

Herbert Smith Freehills
Friday 6th February | 10am – 4pm | SUSU Concourse
Commercial law firm Herbert Smith Freehills will be giving away free popcorn as well as information about working for them, either on graduate schemes or as an undergraduate.

Simmons & Simmons
Monday 9th February | 10.30am – 3.30pm | SUSU Concourse
Get your pose on in international law firm Simmons & Simmons’ photobooth (with props!), and pick up some information about their graduate placements while you’re at it.


We’ll be covering the events over the week on our social media channels – tweet us at @YourSUSU to let us know what you’re getting up to!

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