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We’re closed on Tuesday 18 July

Blogged by John Gilbert on July 10, 2017.

The Careers Service will be closed on Tuesday 18 July for our annual staff training. Apologies for any inconvenience caused.

We will, however, be open as normal for the rest of the summer.

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ICAEW Oxford Ambassador – for next academic year

Posted on behalf of ICAEW. Blogged by Hugh Nicholson-Lailey on July 10, 2017.

The ICAEW Ambassador role is a fantastic opportunity for students who are looking to develop key skills and add value to their CV by the time they graduate. This is a paid, part-time role during the University year, and is open to all students from any degree discipline. The key purpose is for ambassadors to represent ICAEW on-campus, by promoting careers in chartered accountancy and the ACA qualification to potential students at your university.

ICAEW is the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales. It is a world leading professional membership organisation that promotes, develops and supports more than 147,000 members worldwide. They provide members with knowledge and guidance, and ensure ICAEW Chartered Accountants are meeting the highest ethical and technical standards. Their Chartered Accountant qualification, the ACA, is one of the most advanced learning and professional development programmes available and is valued around the world in business, practice and the public sector.

To apply, please email a copy of your current CV to supported by a 300 words why you would like to become an ICAEW Campus Ambassador and why you think you would be a good fit for the role. Please title your email Campus Ambassador Application: Name of University. The deadline is Friday 29 July, but early application is recommended.

The successful applicant will need to be available to attend the ICAEW’s 2-day Ambassador Training session, in London on 11 and 12 September.

Full details are given in this ICAEW advertisement. Ambassador job description 2017 -2018.


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Intelligence Officer Development Programme with MI5: Open now

Blogged by Hugh Nicholson-Lailey on July 10, 2017.

We’ve noticed that the MI5 Intelligence Officer Development Programme is currently open for applications (closes 24 July): the starting salary is £30,490. This is just one of a number of opportunities currently advertised on the MI5 Current Job Openings – including positions for linguists, finance and in procurement.

The Intelligence Officer Development Programme is open to all degree disciplines (minimum 2:2 requirement) for born or naturalised British citizens, over 18 years of age and who have normally lived in the UK for nine of the last ten years. Full details of how to apply are online: see IODP Ref 1161. The following is taken from the advertisement:

The Development Programme

Our Intelligence Officer Development Programme will help you to develop the skills you need to lead investigations in MI5, whilst you work in roles which directly support investigations. On this structured development programme, you could spend your first two years in roles such as:

  • Digital Intelligence – where you’ll further investigations by analysing and assessing information gained through interception.
  • Warrantry – a vital role that involves preparing warrants, ensuring they meet the appropriate legislative criteria before they’re sent to the Home Secretary for approval.
  • Legal Casework – this role could involve delivering and maintaining disruptive actions against key subjects of interest, which have a significant impact on their ability to engage in activities of national security concern.
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Goldman Sachs Trader Academy for Women

Posted on behalf of Goldman Sachs. Blogged by Polly Metcalfe on June 27, 2017.

Start paving your way to a career in trading with the Goldman Sachs Trader Academy. If you are analytically-minded and interested in learning more about trading, we encourage you to apply to our programme, available to women graduating in 2019. Through a combination of experiential learning, work shadowing and mentorship you will develop your existing strengths, learn from our professionals and build confidence, providing the ideal launch pad for a career in the financial markets.

  • 8 month training academy, aimed at equipping you for a career in trading
  • 3 onsite training days at our offices in London
  • Distance learning via mentoring from traders and access to online resources
  • Career advice and preparation for summer internship interviews

If you would like to apply to attend, please visit the Goldman Sachs events portal.

The application deadline is 2 July 2017.

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Heritage: ‘Moving, teaching, inspiring’ series

Posted on behalf of TORCH and the National Trust. Blogged by Hugh Nicholson-Lailey on June 23, 2017.

The Humanities Division at Oxford has developed an exciting relationship with the National Trust, culminating in the Trusted Source Knowledge Transfer Partnership. To celebrate this close collaboration, the TORCH/National Trust interdisciplinary lecture series explores and interrogates the many challenges and opportunities facing the higher education and heritage sectors in the 21st century, from caring for collections and landscapes, to gaining support through brand and marketing.

The lecture series offers a fantastic introduction to the strategic challenges and opportunities faced by the heritage sector and insights from the most senior levels into the strategies developed and implemented to achieve a sustainable, relevant and vibrant heritage sector that is reaching and engaging new audiences and influencing society and policy alike.

Videos of the first five lectures and Q&A discussions featuring leading speakers from both the National Trust and our University are now online on Oxford’s Podcast webpages.

  • History, Vision, Ambition
  • Land, Outdoors, Nature
  • Our Collections and Their Audiences
  • Heritage as Business
  • Supporting our Causes
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