General options with your subject
Where do graduates from Events Management courses go after completing their course? you can find out more using What do Graduates do? This section includes details of organisations that have recently recruited SHU Events graduates as well as a general overview of what Events graduates from across the UK do after graduation.
As well as advertising vacancies, trade papers can help you to keep up to date with the industry news and can even help you to identify organisations to whom you could make speculative job applications. Some relevant trade papers for the hospitality and events industry include:
You may be considering having your own company or you may want to experiment and develop your own freelance project. Find our more about how we can help through our self employment pages.
Volunteering can help you build up events related work experience. Check out the volunteering information and advice.
Current Issues in the Industry
Employers often expect graduates to be commercially aware and will expect you to keep up to date on the latest issues affecting the industry. They may even ask you questions at interview that will 'test' your commercial awareness and knowledge. To keep abreast of the issues affecting your chosen industry read the industry specific trade papers and refer to the professional associations and sector skills council web pages suggested.
You may need to continue with studies to get in to your chosen career. Details of postgraduate study and funding can be found in the postgraduate study pages.
For support and advice with your career planning book an appointment.