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Get Connected: Finding a graduate job in difficult times

Learn some helpful tips from our panel about how to find and secure a graduate job during these turbulent times.

  • 15 Jun 2021, 1.00pm to 15 Jun 2021, 1.45pm BST (GMT +01:00)
  • This is an online event.
  • This event is free
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Finding a graduate job can be difficult for anyone, however it can be particularly tricky for those graduating during Covid-19.

Join us on Tuesday 15 June, at 1pm (BST) to talk to our expert panel on the impact that the pandemic might have on finding a graduate job and their helpful tips on how to overcome this.

Have questions you'd like to submit to the panel for discussion? Send them to

Our Speakers

  • Oliver Wood, Project Director at National Grid
    BSc Chemical Engineering 2009
    Oliver is a Chartered Chemical Engineer who has worked across the project lifecycle from development through to decommissioning. Oliver has worked on both national and international energy projects, often having to bridge corporate and national cultural differences. He also graduated during the Great Recession and therefore understands how finding a graduate job can be difficult in the current climate.

  • Sam Turnpenny, Talent Attraction Specialist and Graduate Recruiting Lead at Accenture UK
    Cert HE Business Administration 2019
    Sam is part of the award-winning Early Talent Recruiting team at Accenture, recruiting and developing up to 700 of the brightest and most diverse future leaders every year from universities and schools across the UK. He is also serious about accelerating equality for all and sits on the Pride@Accenture leadership team, as well as chairing the advisory board at The 93% Foundation.

This event is free to attend. Submit your questions to the panel in advance and register your interest by contacting

Please note that this event will be hosted on MS Teams. MS Teams is compatible with Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome, but if you are planning to join the event using another browser then it is advised that you download the free MS Teams App.

Want to be part of the discussion?

Join us Tuesday 15 June 1pm (BST)

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