Employability Updates

There’s  loads happening this week again – make sure you don’t miss out! 

Andrew Walton

Employability Adviser

Appointment Booking

You can book appointments with Rachel or myself via UniHub 

Appointments usually take place in Collegiate Hall A218 but please check when you book as there are a few which take place in Heart of the Campus.

You will also find a range of appointments available with colleagues if you can’t find an appointment that fits in with your timetable.  If you have any problems with booking using UniHub please contact Careers Connect on 0114 225 3752 or visit a Hallam Help Point.

Please do not email me to book an appointment.

Paid Opportunities

There are a number of paid roles currently being advertised on UniHub. 

Marketing and Communications – Internship Opportunity 

Rotherham United Community Sports Trust seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist marketing and communications efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing whilst working for a locally based non-profit organisation.

Coach Academy

The Coach Academy is an employability programme, that will provide you will industry standard on the job experiences, supported by training and mentor opportunities.

Current roles include: 

Spotlight on working with children, young people and Communities 28 February


Each employer will deliver an introductory “pitch” outlining their organisation and the opportunities for students and graduates. Following the pitches, there will be an opportunity to chat informally to as many of the employers that spark your interest. Pitches will begin at 5:15pm and the employers will be available until 7:00pm.


If you are looking for a career working with Children, Young People and the Community, this is the event for you.

We are bringing together a group of organisations with a wide offer from community or outreach work, careers that support Children and Young People or work with families.

This is your chance to explore all of the fantastic opportunities available in a wide range of roles to suit any degree discipline. 

Hear insider information on what it’s really like to work in these varied industries and receive hot tips on how to successfully navigate their recruitment.


Organisations to be confirmed

Work For Yourself Fair – 7 March


Have you ever thought that working for yourself and being your own boss might be the right graduate career path for you?  If so, then come along to talk to some of our students and graduates who have done just that.  Our exhibitors are all at different stages in the development of their ventures, from placement year students who are testing out their ideas, through to graduates who have established successful businesses with their own employees.

As part of the fair, we will also be hosting a variety of talks and Q & A sessions throughout the day.

Q & A Sessions:

Our exhibitors which will focus on the three key stages of developing a venture. To book your place on any or all of these sessions, please click on the link(s) below:

  • Q&A with placement year students sharing their self-employment experiences – book here
  • Q&A with students and graduates who work for themselves – book here
  • Q&A with Hallam Graduates – book here

Key Note Speaker: The Entrepreneurial Ladder: Action Coach Steve Cooke talks about the entrepreneurial ladder – book here


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