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Tim Reed - Head of Careers Careers Advisory Service Introduction to Careers www.kent.ac.uk/careers/ Slide 2 Slide 3 Introduction to the Careers Advisory Service Location Opening times etc Services & facilities Slide 4 Specific CAS facilities computer-aided guidance CAS Website www.kent.ac.uk/careerswww.kent.ac.uk/careers Careers Employability Module on Moodle email, Prospects Planner, FunderFinder, etc.. job vacancy database www.kent.ac.uk/careers/jobs/index.htm www.kent.ac.uk/careers/jobs/index.htm quick queries careers interviews careers library talks & presentations Slide 5 Careers Presentations www.kent.ac.uk/careers/casevents.htm www.kent.ac.uk/careers/casevents.htm Careers in Politics, Media Careers, Careers using languages, Careers in Psychology etc. Choosing A Career CV Workshop, Making Successful Applications etc . Interview Skills Presentations by CHARTERED INSURANCE INSTITUTE, ICAEW Presentations by DELOITTE, IBM, MICROSOFT, PwC etc . Presentation by NHS West Kent Presentation by PEARSON (summer internships) Presentations by BUNAC: (i) Work in Australia & New Zealand (ii) Work in USA & Canada, FRONTIER, INTERAC, BRITISH COUNCIL Postgraduate Teaching Courses Working in the UK, Working Abroad Slide 6 Introduction to Psychology Careers www.kent.ac.uk/careers/workin/psychology.htm Slide 7 What do Psychology graduates do? Slide 8 PSYCHOLOGY - Kent graduates 2010 Slide 9 PSYCHOLOGY - Kent graduates 2009 & 2010 Slide 10 Any discipline careers Armed Forces Arts administration Broadcasting Charities Civil Service Computing/IT Customs/Immigration Finance Fire Service Journalism Law Library & Archives Management Consultancy Media Museums NHS Management Personnel Planning Police Production Management Publishing Purchasing Retail Sales & marketing TEFL Teaching Transport Travel & Tourism Slide 11 CAREERS USING PSYCHOLOGY www.prospects.ac.uk www.prospects.ac.uk ADVERTISING CAREERS GUIDANCE COUNSELLING HUMAN RESOURCES MARKET RESEARCH MEDICINE MENTAL HEALTH NURSING OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PHYSIOTHERAPY PROBATION WORK PSYCHOTHERAPY PUBLIC RELATIONS SOCIAL RESEARCH SOCIAL WORK SPEECH THERAPY YOUTH WORK Slide 12 PSYCHOLOGY CAREERS www.bps.org.uk/careers/what-do-psychologists-do/areas/areas_home.cfm#related CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY ww2.prospects.ac.uk/p/types_of_job/clinical_psychologist_job_description.jsp COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY ww2.prospects.ac.uk/p/types_of_job/counselling_psychologist_job_description.jsp EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY ww2.prospects.ac.uk/p/types_of_job/educational_psychologist_job_description.jsp FORENSIC PSYCHOLOGY ww2.prospects.ac.uk/p/types_of_job/forensic_psychologist_job_description.jsp HEALTH PSYCHOLOGY www.bps.org.uk/careers-education-training/how-become-psychologist/types-psychologists/becoming-health-psychologis-0 OCCUPATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY ww2.prospects.ac.uk/p/types_of_job/occupational_psychologist_job_description.jsp SPORT & EXERCISE PSYCHOLOGY www.prospects.ac.uk/links/sport_and_exercise_psychologist TEACHING/RESEARCH & NEUROPSYCHOLOGY Slide 13 Employability Skills Ability to work under pressure Analytical & Problem Solving Communication Evaluation Information Technology Interpersonal Awareness Literacy Numeracy Research Statistics Teamwork Slide 14 Employability skills www.kent.ac.uk/careers/sk/skillsmenu.htm www.kent.ac.uk/careers/sk/skillsmenu.htm CAS Moodle Resource www.kent.ac.uk/careers/moodle.htm Employability Points www.kent.ac.uk/employabilitypoints/ Global Skills Award www.kent.ac.uk/graduateschool/skills/programmes/gsalectures.html CAS Employability skills exercise www.kent.ac.uk/careers/sk/skillstest.html Slide 15 Tim Reed - Head of Careers Careers Advisory Service CAREERS www.kent.ac.uk/careers/