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Workshops & panels

We put on hundreds of workshops and panel events every year to help you build success. Find out more about what sectors, careers and job opportunities are available to you and how you can get ahead.

To book events and see our full event calendar visit King's CareerConnect by simply logging in with your normal King's IT details.

Future Advantage Workshops

Our Future Advantage Workshops cover your entire career journey from exploring potential careers to working on CV's and succeeding at interviews. Some of these workshops are available in digital interactive format on our KEATS pages. Our Future Advantage Workshops include:

  • Who Am I?
    Reflect on your interests, strengths and values, and start to think about how these relate to your career choices.
  • What Do I Offer?
    Identify your KASE framework (your Knowledge, Attributes, Skills & Experience) and learn how to articulate this to potential employers.
  • Networking
    Demystify networking events and get ideas to make the most of them, making contacts that can help your career.
  • Decision-making*
    Get support narrowing down your options for your next step and learn more about career planning.
  • Writing CVs 
    Learn to communicate everything you have to offer on two pages of A4.
  • Interviews 
    Get to know what interviews are all about and find out what can you expect and how best to prepare.

*Online interactive courses available on KEATS. Click on the session titles above for access.


Panel Events: Discover Careers in...

Our Discover Careers in... panel events feature speakers working in certain industries and sectors who tell you what it is like to do their job, what you need to get into it and how they got there. They will share their own career stories, tips and information on their sector then this is followed by an opportunity to ask questions and network with speakers. Listen to their stories to discover what it’s really like and bring your own questions to help refine your focus. 

This series covers careers in around 40 different sectors including: 

Hot Pink Singular Cube  Charities & NGOs
Sea Blue Singular Cube  Life & Health Sciences
Orange Singular Cube  Banking, Finance & Consultancy
Teal Singular Cube  Advertising, Communications & PR
Purple Singular Cube  Think Tanks, Government & Public Policy
Sky Blue Singular Cube  Data Science, AI & Machine Learning
Orange Singular Cube  Law and the Legal Sector

 

 

Many of these events are recorded as high-quality podcasts. You can find all recordings here.

 Other Workshops

  • Employer-led 
    Employers come to King’s to share their insights into what they are looking for in the students and graduates who will become their future employees. Find out about specific skillsets, learn how to best present your employability to particular sectors or discover what it’s really like to do a certain job.
  • In your faculty or department 
    Specialised Careers Consultants who know all about your degree and your possible future career choices deliver workshops in most academic departments. They include everything from the career options available for students with your degree to how to prepare for entry into specific careers. We also run a programme tailored for postgraduate research students.
  • Starting up on your own
    We run sessions for those interested in self-employment and support the King’s Entrepreneurship Institute in their development of future entrepreneurs. Find out more about their programme at the Entrepreneurship Institute webpages.