SummerFest starts on 13 May at Purple Door
Starting on Tuesday, 13 May with a Get That Job Carousel Day and continuing over the summer until 31 August, SummerFest14 is a series of events workshops, courses and opportunities to help you to get the job you want or to help you to start-up a business.
This year Purple Door tell us you can win even more events and prizes! For your chance to win, pick up a stamp card, collect at least 3 stamps and enter your completed stamp card into the prize draw at Purple Door. You can collect a stamp at each SummerFest14 event or workshop you attend.
Headline events taking centre stage in Purple Door during May/June include the Graduate Recruitment Fair, joining UPSU for their summer BBQ, and a start-up course for final year students with a creative or digital idea. Get That Job Carousel Days are also running, each day offering 6 workshops run on the same day for you to choose between.
Carousels include workshops on:
- Professional Skills
- Graduate Job Search Beyond Google
- Linking without LinkedIn
- Succeeding at Assessment Centres
- Demonstrating Commercial Awareness
- Branding Yourself on LinkedIn
Virtual events take place during August for that you can take part in wherever you are over the Internet. They include:
- Skype careers appointments
- Skype enterprise appointments
- Online resources.
Core acts is ongoing support from Purple Door that is available throughout SummerFest, your time at University, and for five years after you graduate, offering:
- Answers to the myths of the perfect CV, great applications and interview success
- One-to-one careers or start-up advice
- Part-time jobs
- Volunteering and work experience
- Free expert resources
During graduation Purple Door will be showing the ceremonies, so if you have family or friends that don’t have a ticket they can join watch you graduate from the comfort of Purple Door. There will be a range of refreshments to keep you going throughout the day and a peep-through board will also provide a great photo opportunity.
Find out more
A full list of events is available online at www.port.ac.uk/purpledoor or call Purple Door at firstname.lastname@example.org.