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WELCOME I’m delighted to welcome

you to this year’s Careers and Opportunities Fair.

We have an excellent range of employers attending from a variety of sectors. Over 30 exhibitors will be on hand to talk through their internships, placements and graduate roles plus further study opportunities. Our own team will be available to provide information and advice. The fair offers opportunities for everyone - regardless of discipline, year or stage of your employability journey—that will provide a range of insights to help you form your career planning both now and in the future. It’s a unique opportunity to meet with a variety of representatives on one day, so maximise your time at the event. Familiarise yourself with the organisations attending by reading through the entries in this brochure. Make a positive first impression with the help of the useful hints and tips listed within this guide. We look forward to seeing you. Paul Blackmore Head of Student Employability and Academic Success


HINTS & TIPS Helping you make the most of your visit the Careers and Opportunities Fair.

Top Tip #1 Check in advance who is coming to the fair. Draw up a wish list and focus on them.

Top Tip #4 Dress appropriately to make a good first impressions.

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Do your research! Familiarise yourself with what an organisation offers and importantly, what they are seeing in their recruits.

Prepare some questions and tailor them. Don’t ask questions which you can find the answers easily elsewhere.

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If you impress and employer, they might want to see your CV, so don’t forget to take copies with you.

Be professional, polite and courteous. Display a positive attitude and don’t just help yourself to the freebies.

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Want to follow up? Make sure you ask for their business card.

Take a notebook— you’re going to need it to jot down important facts.

Finally, hang on to this brochure and use it for reference after the event has finished


Name of Company

AMBEC

Company

Industry

Mining Services

Information ABMEC is the only Association representing the British mining supply chain industry. We’re a not-for-profit organisation, acting in members’ best interests for networking, export and sales leads.

Aldi Stores

Retail

No.3 in the Times Top 100 ‘Best Graduate Employers’. A fantastic Graduate Scheme for those wishing to work in retail.

Ambios Ltd

Nature Conservation Training

Ambios is a not-for-profit organisation running UK and European training projects that help people achieve their goals for nature, science, education and employment.

Aspire Teaching Trust

Education

Aspire Teaching Trust offer initial teach training across our large multi academy trust of primary schools in Cornwall. A teaching career can lead to a wealth of opportunities and specialist roles.

British Army

Armed Forces

The British Army has over 220 different roles across sectors including Engineering, Medical, I.T., Intelligence and Comms, Logistics, HR and Finance, Music and Ceremonial, and Combat.

Civil Service Fast Stream

Civil Service/ government

The Fast Stream is a graduate entry leadership scheme which operates across government departments and professions. The Fast Stream also offers two diversity internship opportunities.

Cornwall Airport Newquay

Aviation, Travel and Tourism

Cornwall Airport Newquay is a small, friendly team, running a busy commercial Airport, in one of the UK’s most beautiful corners.

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Name of Company

Industry

Cornwall Care Ltd

Care

Company Information

We are the largest care provider in Cornwall. We are a not-forprofit organisation and a registered charity, giving practical assistance for all types of care.

Established in 2002 with the focus of increasing access, cultural choice and experiences through a year round programme of festival activities, education, events and talks.

Cornwall Film Festival

Film, TV,

Cornwall SCITT

Education

An outstanding provider of school-centred initial teacher training, Cornwall SCITT offer the qualifications required to undertake a career in early years, primary, or secondary education.

CCUSA

Summer Camp

CCUSA is the UK’s top summer camp and international work adventure specialist, so you will be in the BEST hands when working and travelling abroad!

Frontier/The Society for Environmental Exploration

Goonhilly Earth Station

Media

Environmental and Conservation

Satellite Communications and Data Centre

Frontier inspires people to step off the beaten track and make their travel meaningful; volunteers can gain qualifications and improve their personal development skills and help boost their CVs.

Commercial satellite communication service to include deep space communication. Data Centre opening Autumn 2019.

Seafood wholesale and Fish for Thought Online Home Ltd Delivery service

Fish for Thought is a Cornish family business. Our passionate Team source, expertly prepare and deliver sustainable seafood to restaurants around the UK. We also offer a home delivery service.

Handelsbanken UK Plc

Handelsbanken is a local relationship bank, based on satisfied customers, financial strength and traditional values.

Banking

Inyanga Marine Renewables/ Projects Marine Energy

Specialists in marine renewable projects, providing cost effective and reliable offshore management and engineering consultancy services. We also develop our innovative tidal device ‘HydroWing’.


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Murrell

Company Information

Legal

We’re a specialist team of corporate, business and commercial solicitors providing commercial legal services to UK and international businesses.

Solicitors

Professional Services

Nalders is one of the largest law firms in Cornwall, we provide City legal expertise in a friendly, down to earth setting.

Nijhuis H2OK Ltd

Environmental Engineering

Environmental consultancy and project management in relation to waste water treatment, potable water production, maintenance, industrial effluent, anaerobic digestion and flood water management.

Operation

Research and Conservation

Operation Wallacea is a conservation research organisation that is funded by student volunteers who join expeditions for the opportunity to work on real world research programmes alongside academic researchers.

PFA Research

Professional Services

Local full service market research agency, offering opportunities for telephone and face to face researchers as well as data processing staff.

Regen

Renewable Energy

Regen is a not-for-profit centre of energy expertise and market insight whose mission is to transform the world's energy system for a zero carbon future.

Armed Forces

A career in the Royal Air Force is like no other. From the speedy role progression to the unrivalled skills and training you receive; all whilst travelling around the world and making friends for life, it really is No Ordinary Job.

Associates LLP

Nalders

Wallacea

Royal Air Force Careers


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St Austell

Drinks and

Brewery

Hospitality

Stephens Scown Professional Services— LLP Solicitors

Company Information St Austell Brewery is the South West’s leading wholesale supplier to the licensed hospitality sector, and we also have a estate of pubs that spans the South West from Bristol to the Isles of Scilly. We have a passion for our business, clients and the services we offer. As the top ranked South West law firm in many of our core areas we have high profile clients and offer stimulating work.

Teach in Hong Kong— Headstart

Education, Teaching

Headstart recruits tutors from overseas. Tutors will have the opportunity to improve their students’ English, be exposed to cultural diversity and be opened to a global outlook.

Teach First

Education

Education in the UK isn't fair. Be part of the solution. Train to teach.

Tempus UK

Recruitment.

We recruit across all sectors and levels.

Student Startups

Student Enterprise Support

Student Startups provides University of Exeter students with the skills and support needed to start their own enterprise.

Professional Services

We support businesses in Cornwall to grow and graduates to find jobs.

Renewable Energy

Multi technology renewables installer—we work with all technologies to provide Zero & Low Carbon solutions to tackle climate change.

Unlocking Potential

ZLC Energy


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Careers & Opportunities Fair Brochure 2019 - University of Exeter, Penryn Campus  

This fair brochure gives details about the exhibitors attending the biggest careers fair on the Penryn campus as well as top tips on how to...

Careers & Opportunities Fair Brochure 2019 - University of Exeter, Penryn Campus  

This fair brochure gives details about the exhibitors attending the biggest careers fair on the Penryn campus as well as top tips on how to...