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About CareerConnect

CareerConnect is the password protected part of The Careers Service website – just for Oxford students, alumni and current research staff. You can use it to search upcoming events, book appointments, and find jobs.

How to log-in

Click on the CareerConnect icon

To log-in, click the CareerConnect icon next to the search icon on any page. Log-in buttons will slide in, and you can choose the appropriate button.

No account?

If you do not have a CareerConnect account and are a matriculated student Oxford University, please contact us at reception@careers.ox.ac.uk.

If you are an alum, you can sign up for an account on the CareerConnect alumni homepage.

If you are a recruiter, you can click on “Organisation sign up” on the Employer log-in page, and create an account. To get to the page, click on the CareerConnect icon, as above.

If you are a member of Oxford’s Research Staff, you can register for an account by clicking on the CareerConnect logo, selecting “Research staff log-in” and following instructions to register.

CareerConnect - Guide for students, researchers & alumni

If you need any help, please refer to our comprehensive Guide to CareerConnect that should answer all your questions.

If you have issues that are not addressed in the Guide, please email reception@careers.ox.ac.uk.

CareerConnect - Guide for recruiters

Please download our Employers Guide to CareerConnect pdf. If you need further assistance, please email recruiters@careers.ox.ac.uk.

This information was last updated on 12 July 2016.
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Recent blogs about Using CareerConnect

Graduate Entrepreneur Visa Endorsement – Apply Now!

Posted on behalf of Tim Collins. Blogged by Timothy Collins on August 25, 2016.

If you have an idea for a business, have a venture currently in development, or are piloting a new concept, you may be eligible to apply for endorsement under the Tier 1 (Graduate Entrepreneur) visa scheme, which allows non-EEA nationals who are graduates or post-doctoral researchers to reside in the UK in order to develop their business.

Previously endorsed businesses have included:

  • Social enterprises and not-for-profits
  • Technology start-ups
  • Funding generation and investment organisations
  • Digital education tools
  • Energy research

The University of Oxford can endorse up to thirty applicants per year. Calls for applications are held four times a year: once in each term, and once during the Long Vacation. The next deadline for applications is Wednesday 7th September 2016 at 12 noon. Applications are now open, and you must apply via Symplicity (for Said Business School students) or CareerConnect (all other students/alum) using the following vacancy IDs:

  • for Students: CareerConnect opportunity ID 25400
  • for Alumni: CareerConnect opportunity ID 25392

You can find more information and details of how to apply on our visa page or on CareerConnect. Alternatively you can email timothy.collins@careers.ox.ac.uk.

All applications must be submitted through CareerConnect by Wednesday 7th September 2016 at 12 noon.

Re-insurance case study competition in London

Blogged by Bekki Shaw on August 23, 2016.

This October, for the second time, Munich Re invites Master and Bachelor students to its career event around reinsurance #IMMERSE, from 5 -7 October 2016 in London.

The topic at the heart of their second case study competition #IMMERSE is “Start-ups in risk management”.

For successful applicants Munich Re will cover the travel costs to and from London, as well as the accommodation for successful applicants.

If you are interested, apply now!

Consultancy event for DPhils and researchers

Blogged by Hugh Nicholson-Lailey on August 23, 2016.

The Careers Service is welcoming back recent DPhils now working as consultants with leading firms to share their experiences and advice on how to successfully negotiate the transition from researcher to consultant.

On Monday 26th September, 4-6pm, you can hear at first hand  from our panel of DPhils now working as consultants about:

  • What a consultant does and how they apply the skills they developed during their DPhil;
  • How they made the transition from researcher to consultant;
  • Ideas and advice on how and where to develop your skills and gain consultancy experience during your DPhil;
  • How different firms approach recruitment of DPhils, including opportunities to participate in internships, personal development and consultancy programmes with firms;
  • The best way to promote your skills and experience during the recruitment process.

 

Details

  • Where: The Careers Service, 56 Banbury Road
  • When: Monday 26th September, 4-6pm
  • How to book: Please book your place via the event listing on CareerConnect.

 

DMA Breakthrough Award 2016

Blogged by Bekki Shaw on August 19, 2016.

The IDM (Institute of Direct and Digital Marketing) is working with the Graeme Robertson Trust (GRT) and DMA Group to bring you the DMA Breakthrough Award 2016.

This year’s brief is provided by The Economist. They are looking for sparkling creative work that will help boost female readership and improve their overall brand awareness.

Entries will be judged by some of the country’s top Creative Directors and winners will be announced at the annual DMA Awards ceremony in December 2016.

First place winners will take home a cash prize of £1,000 and be rewarded with a paid internship at an agency. Second place will pocket £500 and third place will receive £250, respectively.

Closing date

The closing date for entries to the DMA Breakthrough Award is 28th October 2016.

 

Volunteer – Database work, Keep Britain Tidy

Posted on behalf of Keep Britain Tidy. Blogged by Claire Chesworth on August 9, 2016.

Keep Britain Tidy is in the process of organising an annual national litter pick on 3-5 March 2017, The Great British Spring Clean.  KBT already have on their database 24,000 primary and secondary schools and are looking for help to work on a database of email addresses of all 130 UK universities’ student wardens,  NUS contacts and ten HUB volunteer associations.  The database is needed by early October 2016, remuneration possible.

If  you are interested, please contact rosannebostock@btinternet.com, sending your CV with referee details.

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