School of Tourism Careers Forum

The School of Tourism is again running a Careers Forum on Wednesday 21st November, 2012. The event takes place in Kimmeridge House from 10am – 4pm and includes an exhibition from leading industry employers as well as guest lectures from people across industry.

There are three elements within the day:

The first part of the day involves talks from industry leaders who will be bringing real world experience and an opportunity to hear directly from senior managers. This includes tips on how to get to that all important first job, addresses the question ‘why work for a small company?’ and considers how to get ahead in big business.  All talks will take place in the large ground floor lecture theatre (KG01), details are included below.

The second part of the day will be exhibits from a large number of leading businesses and employers who will be upstairs in K101 and K103. Spending an hour or two looking around the stands and chatting to businesses is highly recommended. There is the real potential to meet employers / placement providers and discuss future opportunities.

Finally, there will be a “Dress for Success” fashion show, presenting you with key looks for the workplace from major high street retailers.

To make the best possible first impression all students are required to wear smart business dress.

Industry Talk Schedule

Welcome         10:00 – 10:10

Expedia           10:10 – 10:30

Yummy Jobs  10:30 – 10:50

Very short break 10:50 – 11:00

Shangri-La      11:00 – 11:30

Park Plaza      11:30 – 11:50

Break              11:50 – 12:30

Dress for Business Success 12:30 – 13:30

Break              13:30 – 14:00

FMI Group      14:00 – 14:30

Beatwax          14:30 – 15:00

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