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The Life Sciences and Research Employability Fair 2020


The Life Sciences and Research Employability Fair 2020

CCCU students from the School of Life Sciences and beyond had a chance to meet employers with fantastic career opportunities today. Read more to find out who was there and what opportunities are still available now.

What opportunities?

Students that attended the event were able to meet representatives from various companies and charities – all of which have fantastic opportunities. Anyone still interested in finding out more can do so by checking out the list of attendees below:

What happened at the event?

Below captures just some of the many employers that attended the event. It was fantastic to see the Life Sciences teaching staff support students during this networking opportunity. Their ongoing support toward sourcing opportunities for students like this event alongside the Careers and Enterprise Team is really beneficial.

CCCU Alumna Georgina Andrews graduated in 2013 with a (BSc) Biosciences degree – she works with Kent-based company AlgaeCytes. Pictured explaining her career journey to current students at the careers fair.
CCCU student Rebekah Dawes (left) studies (BSc) Geography & Politics – she works part-time at The Kent Wildwood Trust caring for animals and leading visitor educational talks. Pictured explaining the benefits of volunteering to students during the careers fair.
CCCU Alumna Jennifer Dominic (front left) graduated in 2016 with a (BSc) Biosciences degree – she works as a Clinical Research Associate and also co-runs an online scienced based career development website called WENITE with other science graduates. Pictured explaining her journey to current Life Sciences students.

Need help applying for opportunities?

The Careers and Enterprise Team is running workshops to help you:

For a full list of all workshops click here

We can give general advice in many ways:

  1. Come see us at the Careers and Enterprise Hub in Augustine House. Our drop-in hours are between 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm on weekdays.
  2. Email us at
  3. Call us on 01227922775.
  4. Book onto more free helpful workshops to build your career skills here.
The Careers and Enterprise Hub in Augustine House is open between 10am-12pm & 2pm-4pm on weekdays. Come visit us!
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