Employability Events

Wednesday 9th October – Work While you Study (City Campus)

Thursday 10th October – Work While you Study (Collegiate Campus)

Thursday 24th October – The Hallam Careers Fair for Placements, Internships and Graduate Jobs

Wednesday 30th October – The Natural and Built Environment Careers Day

Spotlight Events

Thursday 10th October – Careers in the Public Sector

Thursday 7th November – Working with Numbers

Thursday 14th November – Careers in Digital, Media and Marketing

Thursday 21st November – STEM Careers



Employability Updates

For general careers information and resources, visit Careers Central

Andrew and Rachel are more than happy to meet you 1:1 – book via UniHub


XUK Camps are looking for Sports Coaches to work at their USA style summer camps in the UK this summer! 

Deliver activities to amazing kids & teens from all around the world 

Take part in ‘Duty’ – supervising campers during free time, meal duties etc. 

Assist with transferring our campers from the airport to camp

Make friends for life

Work in stunning locations with great facilities (astro turf, pavilion, tennis courts, swimming pool etc.)

No fees or expenses

5 & 6 week contracts available

Develop lots of transferable skills – great for your CV

Find out more here: unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/jobs/detail/820367

Volunteering – Work Taekwondo Championships  15-19 May 2019

The World Taekwondo Championships are taking place 15th – 19th May 2019 in Manchester.

There are 10 different roles to chose from, including working in the media, transport, hospitality and accreditation teams– hurry as you’ve only got until Sunday (31st) to apply!

All volunteers will get a free T-shirt and receive meal and travel vouchers, and training will be provided in April. You don’t need to know anything about taekwondo to take part, but have bags of enthusiasm and be prepared to work at least three shifts across the duration of the championships.

Further information and the application portal can be found here –  http://kickingforglory.com/volunteers/

Britain needs leaders – people who are prepared to commit themselves to solving the big issues. Are you one of them? 

We need talented people to lead the future Civil Service. Whoever you are, whatever your background, the Fast Stream is the fastest route to real leadership.

Civil Service Fast Stream is hosting a presentation and Q&A session at Sheffield Hallam University on Wednesday 3rd April 12:30-2pm 

This is a unique opportunity to find out more about the award-winning Civil Service Fast Stream, ranked second in the ‘Times Top 100 Graduate Employers’ and achieved the ‘Times Public Sector Graduate Employer of Choice’ award each year since 2015! There are a wide range of roles and opportunities within services such as Finance, Diplomacy, Health, Science and Technology.

We’ll also be talking about the Summer Diversity Internship Programme (SDIP), a two month placement open to students in their final two years of university (including postgraduates) from diverse backgrounds. The SDIP is a great way to find out more about the Fast Stream and Civil Service, and gives you a fast track on to the Fast Stream. 

At this event you’ll meet current Fast Streamers, learn more about what it’s like to be a Civil Servant and have the opportunity to ask questions in the group or on a one to one basis. In the meantime, check out this blog for a taster of what life in the Civil Service is like.

Book your place now! https://unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/events/Detail/822247/civil-service-fast-stream-and-

Other opportunities

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

There are a range of opportunities both paid and voluntary here:www.yorkshiresport.org/get-involved


How to Succeed in Psychometric Tests 3rd April 2019

Need to practise online psychometric tests? Come along to find out more about how Employers use these tests and the opportunity to practice some of the most commonly used assessments including numerical reasoning tests – plus tips and strategies to help you succeed.  Learn how you can continue after the session to further improve your performance with the Graduate First online package of tests – free of charge to SHU students.

Booking: unihub.shu.ac.uk/students/events/Detail/802285 


Join us for MIND TALK, a series of 3 webinars, all about mental health and getting into work. All levels welcome. Feel free to attend one or all. Tune in from your laptop or other mobile device.

Mind Talk: Session 1 (Webinar) : Mental health and work (with special guest)
Mon 1 Apr 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:10 PM, Online via Blackboard Collaborate

Should I disclose my mental health condition? What are reasonable adjustments? Plus: Q&A with an Employment Law Specialist 

Mind Talk: Session 2 (Webinar): Job search & finding mental health friendly employers
Tue 2 Apr 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:10 PM, Online via Blackboard Collaborate

How can you adapt the job search process to your needs? How can you find m/h friendly employers?

Mind Talk: Session 3 (Webinar) : Managing interview anxiety and building confidence
Thu 4 Apr 2019, 5:30 PM – 6:10 PM, Online via Blackboard Collaborate

Do you want to get top tips on managing your interview nerves



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



Sheffield United Community Foundation Job Vacancy – NCS Team Leader

NCS Job Specification:

The National Citizen Service (NCS) is a government funded programme which aims to bring 15-17 year olds together from different backgrounds, embarking on a journey that builds life skills for work and life whilst taking on new challenges and meeting new people. During the three week residential programme the young people get the opportunity to take part in a range of outdoor activities as well as making a difference in their local community.

Sheffield United Community Foundation are seeking to employ a number of enthusiastic, charismatic and dedicated individuals to deliver our successful NCS programme. All of our Community programmes are aimed at strengthening self-esteem, developing personal skills, promoting healthy behaviours and lifestyles, and in doing so improve academic achievement, enhance employability and increase the feeling of self-worth and wellbeing.

NCS Staff Application Form 2019

NCS Team Leader Job Specification 2019