Employability presentation - University of Exeter

Employability presentation - University of Exeter

Employability Skills Workshop Enhancing the Employability of STEM Student Ambassadors - resources by Enhancing the Employability of STEM Student Ambassadors project is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License This activity was undertaken as a part of the National HE STEM Programme, via the South West Spoke. For more information on South West Spoke projects, please see www.hestem-sw.org.uk For more information on the overall national programme, please see www.hestem.ac.uk Introductions Working in pairs find out the following details about your partner and then be prepared to tell the rest of the group about them. However you must pitch your presentation to the group as if they were 7 year old primary

age pupils! * Where you went to school what degree you are studying and what year about the ambassador/work activities you have done so far about your future job plans PhD, industry, teaching

Todays objectives By the end of todays session, we hope you will have: An understanding of what employability skills are Why they are important What skills you already have Ideas on how to evidence your skills in a job application or interview Ideas about how you can increase your employability skills

What are Employability Skills A set of attributes, skills and knowledge that all labour market participants should possess to ensure they have the capability of being effective in the workplace to the benefit of themselves, their employer and the wider economy. CBI, 2010

Employability Skills are Teamwork

Business and Customer Awareness Problem Solving and Creativity Communication and Literacy Application of Numeracy IT Skills Positive Attitude Entrepreneurship Why do you need them? Employers look

for them But often potential employees dont have them Or is it that potential employees arent demonstrating that they have them? Skills that Employers want and how they can be developed

Personal audit of Employability Skills Job Applications What employers are seeking on job applications Creating a CV Responding to advertisements Covering letter Job Applications Airbus

How can being a Student Ambassador help you acquire employability skills? New challenge, different skills Different audience, improve skills Working with different people

More experience, more examples What can STEM Ambassadors do?

Link with schools or colleges to create long-term partnerships Mentor students on specific projects within the curriculum or beyond STEM Clubs encourage schools to consider Clubs or assisting with ongoing activity Offer careers advice during a school careers event Support STEMNET activities advertised through the UK-wide quarterly newsletter Support teacher CPD working with Science Learning Centres, NCETM etc Assist with delivering Enhancement & Enrichment schemes from the STEM Directories

You can also view the latest requests for STEM Ambassadors on STEMNetworking at: http://networking.stemnet.org.uk/ Next Steps Do more volunteering to address your skills gap Re-analyse your skills using the audit sheet

Complete a case study sheet Keep a record of examples to use in job applications and interviews

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