Careers Service

Diversity & Inclusion

Diversity & Inclusion

Find out about events specifically for students and graduates from underrepresented or disadvantaged backgrounds, including sessions that support diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

On this page, you can find both Careers Service and external events on diversity and inclusion. We also work closely with top graduate employers who offer events specifically for Newcastle University students.

You might also find our Diversity and Equality in the Workplace pages useful, which include links to resources and advice on sharing information about a disability with employers.

See details of upcoming live events below. You can also find below recordings from our careers sessions and webinars.

Upcoming events

Events will be listed by date below. 

  • External Event: J.P. Morgan Insight Day with Employability

    This event will provide you with the opportunity to meet J.P. Morgan employees online from across the firm, and is essential for anyone wanting to pursue a career in Financial Services.

    Date/Time: 22 September 2021, 11.00 - 14.45

    Venue: Online

  • External Event: RateMyPlacement Virtual Event Series: Black Heritage in Business

    There is a shortage of black people represented in business. And RateMyPlacement want to help change that.

    Date/Time: 17 November 2021, 09:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Online

  • External Event: RateMyPlacement Virtual Event Series: "It's not who you know"

    This is your opportunity to connect with employers who are equally committed to helping you land the career you really want.

    Date/Time: 10 November 2021, 09:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Online

  • External Event: RateMyPlacement Virtual Event series: Be Your Authentic Self at Work

    It’s not uncommon for people to present a different version of themselves in the workplace. But fitting in should NEVER have to mean hiding your identity.

    Date/Time: 3 November 2021, 09:00 - 17:00

    Venue: Online

  • External Event: Equal Engineers Careers Fairs: London Engineering & Technology Fair 2021

    Ever considered a career in engineering or technology once you finish university?

    Date/Time: 3 November 2021, 12:00 - 15:30

    Venue: Conway Hall, 25 Red Lion Sq, Holborn, London, WC1R 4RL

  • External Event: Equal Engineers: Virtual Careers Festival 2021 - Women in Engineering

    Ever considered a career in engineering or technology, as a graduate, career change or new job? Join virtually to learn about opportunities!

    Date/Time: 1 November 2021, 10:00 - 13:00

    Venue: Online

  • External Event: Equal Engineers: Virtual Careers Festival 2021 - Race & Ethnicity in Engineering

    Ever considered a career in engineering or technology, as a graduate, career change or new job? Join virtually to learn about opportunities!

    Date/Time: 2 November 2021, 10:00 - 13:00

    Venue: Online

  • External Event: Equal Engineers Careers Fairs: Birmingham Engineering & Technology Fair 2021

    Ever considered a career in engineering or technology once you finish university?

    Date/Time: 20 October 2021, 12:00 - 15:30

    Venue: Millennium Point, Curzon Street, Birmingham, B4 7XG

  • External Event: Equal Engineers Careers Fairs: Manchester Engineering & Technology Fair 2021

    Ever considered a career in engineering or technology once you finish university?

    Date/Time: 15 October 2021, 12:00-15:30

    Venue: The Bridgewater Hall, Lower Mosley St, Manchester

  • External Event: Equal Engineers Careers Fairs: Bristol Engineering & Technology Fair 2021

    Ever considered a career in engineering or technology once you finish university?

    Date/Time: 06 October 2021, 12:00-15:30

    Venue: We The Curious, One Millenium Square, Bristol

  • External Event: Freshfields Virtual Insight Event

    EmployAbility is delighted to be partnering with Freshfields to bring you an exciting virtual insight event.

    Date/Time: 20 October 2021, 14:00-16:40

    Venue: Online

  • Microsoft BAME diversity and inclusion Q & A panel

    Hear from current interns and graduates at Microsoft about what it's like to work in tech and how you could get a career in the industry.

    Date/Time: 20 November 2020, 10:00 - 11:00

    Venue: Online


  • Recorded events and webinars

    Access our recorded careers sessions and webinars, for you to watch in your own time. 

    Get Ready to Graduate: Diversity and Inclusion in the Workplace

    This webinar took place in May 2021 and was part of our Get Ready to Graduate Pathway, aimed at final year students and graduates. 

    Representatives from Evenbreak, Avanade, Enterprise Rent-a-car and Durham Constabulary took part in our webinar to discuss diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

    Watch the recording [52:10] to find out:

    • why a diverse and inclusive workplace is so vital for their business
    • what their organisations are doing to ensure they attract a diverse workforce 
    • how students can be made to feel welcomed and supported at their company 
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    Get Ready to Graduate: Neurodiversity - Breaking Down Invisible Barriers

    This webinar took place in May 2021 and was part of our Get Ready to Graduate Pathway, aimed at final year students and graduates. 

    EmployAbility joined us to discuss the invisible barriers which prevent students with neurodiversities, mental health conditions and other disabilities, from getting the careers they deserve.

    Watch the recording [60:17] to discover what these barriers are and how to navigate them.

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