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Targetjobs Events: IT’s not just for the boys!

This event is designed exclusively for female students who are looking to find out more about technology careers

Date/Time: 27 October 2017, 10:00 – 16:00

Venue: Blackrock HQ, London

Technology is not all about computers, and whilst a knowledge of programming is beneficial for some technology roles, recruiters are looking to meet students with a passion and drive for IT, so if you’re an innovative team player, who is ambitious, eager to learn and looking for a varied and exciting career there will be a role for you.

This event is designed exclusively for female students who are looking to findout Event programme:


• Welcome – welcome by TARGETjobs events explaining the format of the day
• Guest speaker – Kate Taylor
• Lunch and networking – your opportunity to have informal conversations with event partner representatives and fellow attendees
• Keynote speaker
• Team Challenge – group session focussing on team work, decision making and creativity
• Break
• Skills session – speak directly with recruiters about the application process and skills required to succeed
• Break
• Insider Insights – meet graduate entry representatives and find out first-hand what their day to day roles entail ad how to follow in their footsteps
• Panel discussion – ask questions to senior female representatives about what life is like at the top of the ladder and how they achieved their success
• Event wrap up – summary of the day from TARGET events (including a chance to complete feedback forms and travel expenses)
• Networking drinks – a final opportunity to network with all event partners and their representatives

Who can apply:


• You must be a female currently studying at a university in the UK
• You must be able to demonstrate a real desire to develop a technology career
• All years of undergraduate study welcome
• If you are in penultimate or final year, your CV must demonstrate that you are on track for a 2:1

Please look at the TARGETjobs website for further information and to register for this event