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.

PWC has some useful advice on engaging with employers and getting the best out of these opportunities.

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.


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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