Careers


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CAREERS & NETWORKING PROGRAMME

We are looking for OWs, parents (past and present) and friends of the College who are willing to share their experiences of professional life to help other OWs and present pupils. We will also be building up a peer-to-peer professional network for all members of our community – we want to bring together industry sectors and disciplines and meet regularly to share ideas, make contacts, facilitate career development and create business opportunities for all members.

The large majority of our day-to-day career’s support happens on Wellington Connect – it’s a great community of OWs, with updates from the OW team at College, as well as updates from OWs themselves. Do please also join any Career Opportunity Group/s appropriate for you.

CAREERS ADVICE/WORK EXPERIENCE

We continue to develop further the careers and networking systems we have in place to put OWs and present pupils in contact with others who may be able to ofer them direction or work experience. Over last the few years we have found help for many OWs and pupils looking for work experience/direction and general advice. The reaction of OWs to requests is amazing, something we are immensely grateful for, and we really want to continue this for OWs in the future.

CAREERS FAIR

We have successfully worked with college to hold the second successful Careers Fair this year with over 50 OWs representing different sectors and offering advice to the U6th form. We are also hoping to organise a careers fair for recent OW Graduates – if you are a recent Graduate, watch this space!

LECTURES, FIRESIDE CHATS AND SCHOOL TRIPS

We greatly welcome back OWs to College to give industry lectures and fireside chats to present pupils. College additionally organises trips to the City for pupils to meet with OWs to discuss careers.

CAREER OPPORTUNITY GROUPS

The COGs act as silos for industry specific careers. Whilst you think that might sound as if you have to stick to one group, instead, we actively encourage you to join all the groups relevant to your career. For example, if you are a Financial Analyst that specialises in the Aviation Industry, we would recommend that you join both the Aviation COG and the Finance COG.

Network with fellow OWs, post an opportunity or fnd a new one, look for mentors, ofer advice and receive career focussed help and a support network. We use both Wellington Connect and LinkedIn pages to aggregate members.


Upcoming Events

17 November 2018

Wellington Parent Singers

11.00am, Concert Room, Wellington College

Join the informal and fun Wellington Parent Singers group, led by Simon Williamson, designed for singers of all abilities and covering a range of music from West Side Story to choral classics. Having launched the parent singers last year, we are now 20 members strong and welcome many more to join. Come along and give it a try!

 

To register or for more information please contact: community@wellingtoncollege.org.uk


21 November 2018

Magic of Maths: The Fourth Dimension

7:30pm, Moral Room, Mallinson Library, Wellington College

The final instalment in this series first asks what happens if there is more to geometry than meets the eye and then examines what happens if there is also more than meets the hand! What might the geometry of the fourth dimension look like? And how can we know?

 

To register or for more information please contact: community@wellingtoncollege.org.uk


21 November 2018

OW Cambridge University Gathering

6:30pm, The Eagle, Cambridge

The Wellington Community invites you to an informal and fun catch up for everyone at Cambridge University, with food and drinks. Members of the Wellington Community Team and Common Room will be in attendance.

Please help spread the word to other OWs.

We look forward to seeing you!

*please note the change of date

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