Careers Service

Employer & Sector Insights

Employer & Sector Insights

Get valuable insights into employers and what different careers involve.

Every organisation is different - attending events is a great way to gain an insight into an employer's culture and values, find out more about their opportunities and get useful tips to help you make a strong application. You can also get insights into different career options and what it's really like to work in a range of sectors, to help with your career planning.

On this page you can find Careers Service events and sessions on a range of sectors and occupations. We also work closely with top graduate employers who offer events specifically for Newcastle University students.

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

Upcoming events

Events will be listed by date below. Clicking on each link below will take you to MyCareer for more details and to find out how to attend.

  • External Event: Allaboutlaw academy selection and assessment week

    Increase your chances of being successful at a law firm assessment centre with the most comprehensive programme of selection & assessment-focused events and employability tools ever compiled.
    06-Feb-2023
    Online

    published on: Fri, 13 Jan 2023 15:45:00 GMT

  • External Event: You've Graduated: What Next?

    A live, interactive webinar to support recent graduates to boost their job search, access graduate employers and graduate job opportunities, and ignite their careers.
    10:00 07-Feb-2023

    published on: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 10:25:00 GMT

  • KPMG’s Spring Mentor Match

    Empower future you with KPMG’s Spring Mentor Match!
    10:00 07-Feb-2023
    Newcastle University Students' Union

    published on: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 15:30:00 GMT

  • External Event: Secrets to Success Newcastle

    There will be a panel discussion with lawyers from participating, leading firms, and a careers expert from The University of Law. The speakers will offer key pieces of advice, and consider the commercial awareness topics for students.
    16:00 07-Feb-2023
    Great North Museum (Hancock Museum)

    published on: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 16:10:00 GMT

  • External Event: A Career in Tech: How to bring your best self with ServiceNow

    This event will cover topics including diversity at ServiceNow, potential career journeys both in general and at ServiceNow and how to be successful in whatever you decide to pursue. The day will end with a Q&A.
    11:00 08-Feb-2023
    Off Campus

    published on: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 11:30:00 GMT

  • Postgraduate Open Day 2023

    Build your future with a postgraduate degree from Newcastle University. Join us for our on-campus Open Day and discover how we’ll support your postgraduate ambitions.
    13:00 08-Feb-2023
    On Campus

    published on: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 12:15:00 GMT

  • External Event: PwC - Spotlight on: Our application process

    Join us for our spotlight event in our Virtual Park for support, no matter where you’re up to in your application journey. 
    15:00 08-Feb-2023

    published on: Mon, 09 Jan 2023 12:10:00 GMT

  • External Event: KPMG Social Mobility

    Join KPMG for their virtual Be the Difference - Social Mobility Event to hear inspirational career stories from their KPMG Social Mobility network members and from a very special guest (to be announced soon)
    16:00 08-Feb-2023

    published on: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 15:50:00 GMT

  • Morrisons Manufacturing Graduate Scheme Interviews

    We're coming to campus! Are you looking at securing a career in Manufacturing once you graduate from university? Come and meet us on campus, and we'll be able to help you work towards your future.
    09:30 09-Feb-2023
    Kings Gate Careers

    published on: Mon, 09 Jan 2023 15:20:00 GMT

  • External Event: TargetJobs - 6point6 Insight Day

    Targetjobs are proud to be working alongside leading tech consulting firm, 6Point6 to bring you a unique insight event, hosted at the National Museum of Computing, at Bletchley Park – you’re invited!
    10:30 17-Feb-2023
    Off Campus

    published on: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 11:35:00 GMT

  • External Event: Faraday Careers Event

    Careers event aimed at STEM undergraduate students. Speakers will each discuss their battery career journey, followed by a panel discussion and Q&A.
    12:00 17-Feb-2023

    published on: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 13:20:00 GMT

  • External Event: FDM - She Lives Tech Bootcamp

    Learn to code in one day. Got an interest in the world of tech but don’t know where to start? Want to break the barrier of gender stereotypes?  Introducing FDM’s She Lives Tech Bootcamp - helping you explore the world of web development.
    10:00 21-Feb-2023

    published on: Mon, 23 Jan 2023 08:50:00 GMT

  • External Event: STEM Women Online Careers Event

    On behalf of STEM Women, I am excited to invite your students and recent graduates to attend our upcoming online STEM careers and networking event on 22nd February
    12:00 22-Feb-2023
    Online

    published on: Mon, 16 Jan 2023 13:30:00 GMT

  • External Event: STEM Women Virtual UK-wide STEM Careers Event

    Online STEM Women Event introducing students and recent graduates to employers in the UK
    12:00 22-Feb-2023
    Online

    published on: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 14:35:00 GMT

  • External Event: Gradguide Career Fair

    Gradguide are hosting a virtual Career Fair on the 23rd of February. This is an excellent opportunity for upcoming Graduates to speak directly with companies about upcoming opportunities.
    09:30 23-Feb-2023
    Online

    published on: Wed, 01 Feb 2023 12:40:00 GMT

  • External Event: Targetjobs: Inspire - Helping to level the playing field

    Join targetjobs at INSPIRE, a one-day event designed exclusively for students who don’t have those readymade contacts to come together with leading employers in the UK and open doors to further opportunities.
    24-Feb-2023
    Off Campus

    published on: Thu, 26 Jan 2023 16:10:00 GMT

  • External Event: Bionow Life Sciences Careers Fair

    Back by popular demand the Bionow Onine Careers Fair returns in Spring 2023 and is designed to help inform university under-graduates, graduates and post-graduates about the vast array of career paths available in Life Sciences.
    09:30 14-Mar-2023
    Online

    published on: Thu, 22 Dec 2022 12:10:00 GMT


Recorded events and webinars

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


Get Ready to Graduate: Careers in Sustainability - Employer Panel

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

We were joined by representatives from Northumbrian Water, EVS Energy and Wood PLC who discussed their Green agenda and the skills they look for in candidates.

Watch this recording [44:17] to find out:

  • what it means to work in sustainability 
  • what the challenges and developments are in their sector
  • what the key skills and attributes their organisation looks for in candidates
  • top tips to help you stand out to employers
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Get Ready to Graduate: Careers in the Non-profit and Public Sector - Employer Panel

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

We were joined by representatives from Citizen's Advice, Altitude, Durham Constabulary and The Army who discussed the benefits of starting your career in the non-profit and public sector.

Watch this recording [55:12] to find out:

  • what it's like to work in the non-profit and public sector
  • what experience do you need to help you find a graduate job in the sector
  • what skills and attributes do recruiters look for
  • how the panel started in their careers 
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