Virtual Opportunities Week

Virtual Opportunities Week

  • 04 June 2021
  • 6 min read

Coming soon, 5 days packed full of opportunities to help you supercharge your employability.

Join us for our virtual Opportunities Week from 14th to 18th June where we will be hosting a variety of sessions to help you improve your key skills, boost your confidence, meet potential employers and learn more about the recruitment process, discover useful job hunting tips, and explore the various avenues you can take to start your graduate career.

Meet employers

All of our employers recruit from a range of different disciplines. Meet and Greets will offer you the opportunity to get to know the employer, and gain an insight into the workplace. Employers attending include FDM, the Royal Navy, Hampshire Constabulary, Network Rail, Santander and more…

Hear from other students

If you’re trying to navigate the graduate recruitment process but unsure about what your next steps could be, come and hear from Portsmouth alumni about the steps they took to success, the challenges they faced, and how the Careers and Employability Service supported them.

Guest speaker

We will be joined by guest speaker, Tim Campbell, the first winner of the BBC TV show, The Apprentice. Tim is a small business advocate, youth talent ambassador and a passionate believer in the transformative power of education and commerce. As a small business owner, founder of his own entrepreneurial social enterprise charity - Bright Ideas Trust - and Co-author of one of Amazon's top ten rated business books 'What's Your Bright Idea?', Tim is a passionate supporter of talent wherever it may be. Tim has been an Apprenticeship Ambassador for the UK Government and the Mayor of London, Currently Sits on the City of London and is the chair of an 'outstanding' OFSTED rated school in East London.

Tim will be joining us on Thursday 17th June to inspire you with his story and talk to you all about resilience and motivation. Book now via MyCareer.

For the full list of events each day, visit the dedicated web pages and book your slots. Wherever you are on your career journey, our sessions will endeavour to support your career planning, resilience and personal growth.