november, Uncategorized

Employability Updates… Booking 1:1s | Graduate roles with Leeds City Council | Getting Into Sport Psychology | Health Careers | Premier League Programme Volunteer | Sport Journalism Masterclasses |

Careers resources: Careers Central

Booking 1:1s

Please book using one of the methods below

  • Book online using UniHub
  • Call at the Sport Helpdesk in Coll Hall
  • Call the Careers and Employability Centre on 0114 225 3752

Graduate roles with Leeds City Council – Level 6 – any degree

15 November 2017 1pm-2pm – City Campus

Find out more about their Graduate scheme.

Our 2 year graduate programme is aimed at developing future leaders for the city and consists of 3 placements across the authority, one based in service delivery/front line activity, one in a support service and another in policy development.

Over the two years you will experience placements that will provide you with the experience and skillset of the 21st century public servant

Still spaces available: Getting Into Sport Psychology

1 November 2pm-3pm – Heart of the Campus

This talk will give an overview of the different aspects of sports psychology and will give tips on how to progress in this field.

It will be lead by a trainee Sport and Exercise Psychologist who is currently undertaking the the Qualification in Sport and Exercise Psychology with the British Psychological Society to becomes and Chartered Sport and Exercise Psychologist.


Health Careers – find out more about masters courses at SHU

Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Radiotherapy

30  November 2pm-3pm – Robert Winston Building

Jo McNamara will be delivering this session for students from the Academy of Sport and Physical Activity.

Jo is an inter professional education lead in allied health and a senior lecturer and admissions tutor in radiography and oncology.


Premier League Programme Volunteer

Sheffield Wednesday Community Foundation

SWFCCP provide   opportunities for volunteering in 3 Premier League Programmes; Premier League   Primary Stars, Premier League Girls Football and Premier League Kicks

Premier League Girls Football is   targeted at women and girls aged 11 and over who are new to football or do   not currently participate in a club or league.

Premier League Kicks focuses on   targeting under-represented groups including, females, BAME groups, disabled   people, and participants aged 14 and over, in areas of high need as defined   by UK government’s indices of deprivation data.


Premier League Primary Stars uses the appeal of the Premier League and professional football clubs to inspire children to learn, be active and develop important life skills. Professional football club staff work with teachers to deliver fun, educational sessions in a range of subjects within local partner schools.

Full details and how to apply:  Volunteer – Sheffield Wednesday Community Programme.docx

Sport Journalism Masterclasses

Delivered by Sportsbeat and hosted by News Associates Sport Journalism Workshop leaflet.pdf

London and Manchester

A practical day covering live sport and press conferences

Football reporting: Saturday, November 25, 1:30pm-5:30pm

Winter Olympics:  Friday, February 16, 10:30am-2pm

Email Lucy Dyer on  or visit for more information and to book.