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Manchester Bright Futures

Bright Futures societies are run by students, for students and form the largest network of careers and skills based societies in the UK. They enable their members to develop their skills, gain experience and have the opportunity to connect with a wide range of leading employers, providing a crucial head start in the increasingly competitive careers market!  

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Upcoming Events

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    Arcadis Engineering and Ecology Careers Talk

    M1 7DN, 11 November 2015 - 11 November 2015

    Bright Futures Society are giving you a chance to learn about the exciting career opportunities with leading global Design & Consultancy for natural and built assets Arcadis.

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    Civil Service Fast Stream Graduate Opportunities

    M13 9PR, 17 November 2015 - 17 November 2015

    Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of the Government's flagship graduate programme!

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    Mock Assessment Centre with IBM

    M13 9PR, 11 February 2016 - 11 February 2016

    A team of IBMers will be coming down to the University of Manchester to host a mock assessment centre.

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    RPC - Personal Branding Event

    University of Manchester Student's Union Room 7, Oxford Road, M13 9PR, Manchester, 07 March 2016 - 07 March 2016

    RPC - Personal Branding Event

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    Apple Recruitment event

    M15 6PB, 16 March 2016 - 16 March 2016

    Bright Futures Manchester is hosting an event with Apple. Come along to find out more about the opportunities available. Feel free to invite your friends and coursemates. This event is open for all students from all degrees. There will be FREE FOOD after the event, for a short networking session with Apple associates.

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    Nestlé: Information and networking evening

    Room: 2.220, University Place, 02 November 2016 - 02 November 2016

    Nestlé is holding a presentation and networking session for all desgree disciplines, which will highlight their graduate schemes and the job opportunities they offer, after which there will be an opportunity for networking with current employees, including one of our UoM Alumni currently on the company’s graduate scheme. So drop in for a quick information session, and bring your friends along! There will be limited spaces and this is bound to be a popular event and a great opportunity to really get an inside look into one of the largest food companies in the world. A range of Nestle confectionaries will be available too.

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    HSBC: Futures In Finance

    M13 4PL, 08 November 2016 - 08 November 2016

    Bright Futures Manchester Committee is proud to present HSBC on campus! HSBC are hosting the Futures in Finance event where you’ll get to hear University of Manchester alumni talk about their experience of starting out at the company on the graduate scheme and current students share their experience of completing a successful internship with HSBC. There will be a Q&A panel where you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions and hear more about the recruitment process, as well as the chance to meet and network with the guys from HSBC. The event is open to students from all degree disciplines. There is no signing up required, so come and bring your friends along! Join us at this great event and enjoy free food!

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    Bank of England Roadshow

    M139PL, 24 October 2016 - 24 October 2016

    Bright Futures Manchester Committee is proud to present Bank of England on campus! We would like to invite you to be part of this great opportunity where you will have the chance to network with people in the sector and learn more about internship programmes and graduate opportunities. The event will also feature a Q&A session with experts from different divisions within the bank! We are welcoming all disciplines, from IT to Philosophy, for our graduate development programme, internships, industrial placements and PhD roles. Come and find out more about all of our opportunities and meet our people!

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    An Evening with KPMG

    M13 3PL, 29 November 2016 - 29 November 2016

    We are delighted to announce that on the 29th November, KPMG will be hosting an interactive session with students at The University of Manchester. This will be a great opportunity for you to find out what it’s like to work in an international company that provides a plethora of professional services to clients across vastly different industries.

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    Civil Service Diversity Programmes

    M13 3PL, 12 December 2016 - 12 December 2016

    The analytical schemes target students from BAME or/and disadvantaged socio-economic backgrounds and final year students studying Life Science, Mathematics and Linguistics. By coming to this event you will be able to find out more about the schemes and get help with your applications.

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    Nestle Mock Assessment Centre + Drop in at SU

    M13 3PL, 08 February 2017 - 08 February 2017

    Come along for our popular mock group assessment centre, led by current graduates at Nestle UK and know what to expect from employers at each stage of your application process, with feedback and tips on scoring at the interview and assessment centre stages.

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    ‘Progressive Minds’ On Campus

    M13 3PL, 09 February 2017 - 09 February 2017

    You will have the opportunity to meet some of our current graduates and talk to them about their experience at HSBC and our graduate scheme, while gathering useful hints and tips for your application ahead of our closing date, 27 February.

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    Insight Day

    M3 4, 21 February 2017 - 21 February 2017

    Bright Futures Manchester is proud to present the highly demanded event with Deloitte, the insight day is here! Your chance to participate in a half day of interactive workshops providing you with valuable job application tips and techniques, the chance to interact with local Deloitte staff over lunch and ask questions. This is your chance to find out what a future at Deloitte looks like for you - APPLY NOW for your chance to attend.

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    How to Get the Job You Want

    M2 6, 23 February 2017 - 23 February 2017

    After the successes of “An Evening with KPMG”, we are delighted to announce that KPMG is inviting you all to their Manchester Office for the upcoming event - “How to Get the Job You Want”. This session is a chance for you to gather exclusive tips on KPMG’s recruitment process. With their Spring Insight Programme opening soon, this is the perfect opportunity for aspirational first-years to learn more about the selection process as a whole, as well as understanding the key required to unlock each stage of the challenging process. There will be a networking session following the employability seminar and refreshments will be provided.

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    RPC Personal Branding Skills Session

    University Place Room 5.211 , 15 February 2017 - 15 February 2017

    Are you applying for placements, internships or graduate jobs? Would you like to hear first hand what you can do to make yourself stand out in all of your applications? Would you like to work for challenging, vibrant and growing organisation? If you answered yes to the above questions, this event is for you! How to make yourself stand out: Personal Branding with RPC! Join RPC and the Bright Futures Society at Manchester to develop your very own personal brand!

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    Insight into your HSBC Assessment Centre

    M13 9PS, 20 February 2017 - 20 February 2017

    Have an assessment centre coming up and not sure what to expect out of it? Come along to our mock assessment centre to get all the practice you need to impress employers and land your dream job.

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    Bank of America Merrill Lynch Insight Workshop

    M139PL, 21 March 2017 - 21 March 2017

    Do you want to improve your employability skills, build your confidence and find out more about life at Bank of America Merrill Lynch ? Come and join us on Tuesday 21st March!

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    Volkswagen Group UK: Presentation and Interactive workshop

    Room 3.204, University Place, University of Manchester., 27 April 2017 - 27 April 2017

    Discover life at VW and get great hints and tips for developing your CV and applying for graduate schemes!

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    Cisco Workshop with Manchester Bright Futures

    University Place Room 6.208 Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9PL, UK, 12 October 2017 - 12 October 2017

    Cisco didn’t just build the Internet. We keep building it. First the Internet of computers. Then the Internet of people. Now the Internet of Everything. Our technology changes the way the world works, lives, plays and learns. But our edge doesn’t come from technology. It comes from our people. It begins with the knowledge that tomorrow starts here.

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    Deloitte and Manchester Bright Futures Workshop

    University Place, Floor 2, Room 218, Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9PL, 24 October 2017 - 24 October 2017

    Come along and participate in an interactive Deloitte workshop giving you the inside scoop on application hints and tips, a chance to meet Deloitte Consultants and find out what a future at Deloitte looks like for you. This is your chance to put yourself in the shoes of a Deloitte consultant by working through a current case study.

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    Civil Service: Fast Stream Workshop at Manchester University REGISTER YOUR INTEREST

    Theatre 4 , Stopford Building, Oxford Rd, Manchester M13 9PL, UK, 17 October 2017 - 17 October 2017

    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. In conjunction with MyKindaFuture & Bright Futures Societies we’ll be on your campus on the 17th October at 13.00.

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    HSBC & Manchester Bright Futures Event

    The University Place, Room 5.206, 176 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9QQ, 16 November 2017 - 16 November 2017

    Do you want to know how to build a successful career? This is your chance to network with current employees from one of the leading global banks, HSBC, while gaining practical skills that will help you work your way up to a successful career in banking.

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    Diageo & Manchester Bright Futures Event

    Room 3.204, The University Place, Oxford Road, Manchester University, M13 9QQ, 06 February 2018 - 06 February 2018

    Experience first-hand how Diageo works, receive information regarding their graduate programme and learn the ways in which you can make your impact.

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