Focus on: Computer science, maths & ENGINEERING careers fair

On Tuesday 27th October Liverpool Hope University is hosting a careers day for students studying Computer Science, Mathematics and Engineering.

There are a range of sessions available for students to tap into ranging from information on year in industry placements to graduate programmes.

Some of the sessions are available for students of all courses to attend and will have placement and graduate programme sessions that they can apply for.

Below is a list of sessions with the link to register. Once registered you will receive a zoom link.

12pm BDO

BDO is an international network of public accounting, tax, consulting and business advisory firms which perform professional services under the name of BDO. As of 2017 BDO has member firms in 162 countries, employs around 80,000 partners and staff in over 1,591 offices throughout the world, and is the fifth largest professional services network globally.

BDO will discuss their Industrial Placement opportunity (13 month) starting June 2021 until July 2022, for students looking to complete a placement/sandwich year in industry. This will be based within our Liverpool Shared Service Centre, which is essentially a centralised support function for our client facing teams across the country. Various teams and roles to be fulfilled and we are looking for students from studying ALL DEGREES, due to the variation in teams and support we offer.

We will also be highlighting our entry level role possibilities, for students/recent graduates that have not had the opportunity to enrol in a graduation scheme, but would still be interested in a career in accountancy & finance and are happy to join through entry level roles within the Shared service Centre.

Book on here –

1pm Autotrader

Autotrader will deliver a session on their graduate programme opportunities for Software Developers, Finance Graduates and more.

Autotrader’s recruitment team and current employees in the graduate roles will discuss their opportunities and share insights on the application process. The graduate roles are: Software Developer, Finance Graduate, Account Manager and Project Manager.

You can view more information about the roles here

Auto Trader sits across the technology, automotive and advertising industries and is a major consumer brand. We are:

Data-led: Data, and the insight derived from it, power everything that we do from new products and development to enhancements to search and advertising. Our colleagues are organised into high-performing, data-oriented squads to ensure we are agile and quick to respond to change.

Inclusive: Ensuring Auto Trader is a diverse, inclusive and conscious employer that contributes positively to its communities is a key strategic priority for our business.

One team: We have built a simple, lean and relatively flat-structured organisation, and we value our people and their opinions. We host an annual employee conference to share ideas, bringing colleagues together from Manchester, London and those based in the field around the UK.

This session is available to students across all courses

Too book on register here

12pm Andy Kent, How to be more Employable

Andy Kent, CEO of Liverpool Software Developer Angel Solutions, shares hints and tips on employability and developing a career

Andy Kent is CEO of Angel Solutions, an award-winning Liverpool-based software development company supplying every local authority in the country alongside a suite of products that service the schools market.

Their core products handle vast quantities of pupil level data and Angel has been innovating ways to help the sector get the best intelligence from this including alternative visualisations to help save time during budget cuts.

Angel has a growing team of passionate and innovative thinkers, creators, designers and educationalists.

The office is themed like a circus to reflect their unique culture which includes monthly innovation days, training programmes, charity days, birthdays off, fun days in the park and surprises throughout the year.

If you’ve not met Andy before he could arguably be Britain’s most energetic tech entrepreneur. This Ringmaster and his team of 50 (and growing) create innovative products out of an award winning circus themed office! Andy was in the 2018 BIMA 100, is the Chair of BIMA Liverpool and is a regular speaker at both local and national events. Andy now spends most of his time working across the city region on projects that invest in young people and mentors other businesses & aspiring entrepreneurs.

Andy’s event will share hints and tips on how to make yourself more employable and search for opportunities, and to provide some motivation and inspiration during an uncertain job market. Suitable for all courses

To book on register here

12pm LDRA

LDRA are a software company based in Birkenhead and will be discussing graduate opportunities available in the Wirral and across the globe.

For more than 40 years, LDRA has developed and driven the market for software that automates code analysis and software testing for safety, mission, security and business-critical markets. Working with clients to achieve early error identification and elimination, and full compliance with industry standards, LDRA traces requirements through static and dynamic analysis to unit testing and verification for a wide variety of hardware and software platforms. Boasting a worldwide presence, LDRA has headquarters in the United Kingdom, United States, Germany, and India coupled with an extensive distributor network.

To book on register here

1pm – RAF

A webinar with engineering officers from RAF discussing their career opportunities in Communications, Electronics and AeroSystems . This is a talk suited to students in Computer Science, Maths and Engineering with particular interest in engineering. More info on RAF can be found here

Too book on register here

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to meet these leading employers and too boost your chances of a placement or graduate role.

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