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Are you passionate about Journalism?

Blogged by Damilola Odimayo on 23/01/2019.

….but don’t know how to get on the career ladder?

Then our unique How to get a job in Journalism Workshop could be for you!

When: Tuesday 29 January, 14:00 – 15:30
Where: The  Careers Service, 56 Banbury Road.

This practical workshop, run by Press Award winning journalist Jem Collins (who is also founder of the website Journo Resources) will look at a number of insider tips and tricks to help you both find and snag the perfect job.

Places are limited and allocated on a “first-come, first-serve” basis, so sign up here if you would like to take part.

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Browse international summer internships by sector and location

Blogged by Internship Office on 21/01/2019.

Are you looking for help to navigate the huge array of international summer internships currently available exclusively to Oxford students as part of the Summer Internship Programme?

The Internship Office has now published internship lists by sector and location so you can browse our international internships to find a summer opportunity that really appeals to you.

Don’t forget that students can make 3 applications to the current batch of internships, with a deadline of 18 February.

If you need help with your application, you can book a one to one support session with a member of the Internship Office to get your application checked. See our application support guide for other resources and tips.

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New study on creating an inclusive environment for LGBT+ people – have your say and win

Posted on behalf of Deutsche Bank. Blogged by Polly Metcalfe on 21/01/2019.

Clifford Chance, Deutsche Bank and the University of York are delighted to announce an exciting new research project, which allows you to share your experiences of LGBT+ lifestyle and the importance you place on environments being inclusive for LGBT+ students, whether at university or in the workplace. The project is commissioned in partnership with National Student Pride and conducted by an independent market research agency trendence*.

There’re no right or wrong answers, all they ask is that you contribute to the research and the positive change by reflecting on the topics raised, some of which will be more sensitive, whilst others will focus on employers and the professional world.

Your responses are entirely anonymous and confidential. To thank you for your time they will enter you into a prize draw to win a £50 Just Eat voucher (2 given away). To be considered, please complete the survey by the end of January for a chance to win!

*Trendence abides by the rules and regulations set by the Market Research Society and your data will be processed in accordance with the GDPR and the Data Protection Act (2018). If you have any questions, please email email.trendence@groupgti.com

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Oxford’s Summer of Innovation: Applications Open

Posted on behalf of Oxford IT Services. Blogged by Hugh Nicholson-Lailey on 17/01/2019.

Students and staff can apply now to the Oxford IT challenges for funding and support to develop digital ideas and tools.

Three funding calls are currently open for members of the University:

  • IT Innovation Challenges (staff): innovative digital projects that bring benefit to the University (funding up to £40K per project)
  • Summer of Innovation (students): realise an idea as a digital project supported by professional IT staff (paid summer internship)
  • GLAM Labs (staff or students): adding value to the user experience of GLAM’s collections, buildings, resources or programmes through digital means (£8-15K per project)

Find out more here, or contact innovation@it.ox.ac.uk for more information.

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Insight into Pharma/Biotech – Medical Communications

Blogged by Claire Chesworth on 17/01/2019.
  • When: Monday 11 March, 12:00-17:00
  • Where: Oxford Pharmagenesis, Oxford
  • Apply: via CareerConnect by 22 February

This event is particularly for life science/biomedical science students who are interested in finding out more about working in medical communications within the pharma/biotech industry. Oxford Pharmagenesis, a HealthScience communications consultancy, are hosting the programme and any current matriculated life science/ biomedical science student (undergraduate or postgraduate) of Oxford University is welcome to apply.

For further details, including how to apply, click here. Places are limited and the closing date is 22 February.

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