Please see below for some exciting opportunities and events:
Now is the time for young, diverse voices to be heard. Apply for ParliaMentors today!
Do you see yourself as a future community or political leader? Are you tired of hearing about divisions in society and want to be part of the solution? Would you like to be mentored by an MP? Then apply for ParliaMentors.
ParliaMentors is a UN Award winning leadership programme where teams of university students of different faiths and non-religious beliefs collaborate to create real social change while being mentored by an MP. The programme is fully funded and runs alongside the academic year.
You’ll be joining a network of over 550 emerging leaders who've gone on to be senior civil servants, charity directors and even an MP since graduating.
Applications open until Monday 30th March. Apply now.
Your assessment centre will be in London on 15th April.
The only restriction is you must be a student at QMUL in the academic year 2020-21 so please bear that in mind.
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0207 485 1350
Getting into the Law as a non-Law student - Tuesday 17 March, 18:00-19:30
don’t have to study Law as an undergraduate to become a lawyer - either a
Solicitor or a Barrister - law firms are very interested in students from other
As this event, you'll find out about what lawyers do, how to get into the profession and hear from QM alumni working in Law about how their careers have developed so far.
18:00-18:30 – Afua Kudom, Law graduate and Careers Consultant for the QM School of Law, will take you through: an overview of the roles of Solicitors and Barristers, the skills needed and how you can build these during your studies, the routes to qualification and funding arrangements.
18:30-19:15 – QM Alumni will be interviewed about how they have built their careers and will be sharing their insights and top tips with you. Confirmed speakers:
- Barrister Genevieve Reed graduated from Queen Mary in English Literature in 2009. She then did the Graduate Diploma in law and the Bar Professional Training Course at City Law School. She has been a barrister with Red Lion Chambers since 2014, practicing predominantly in criminal law, with a focus on serious organised crime and white collar crime.
- Andrew Lee is the Principal Solicitor and Founder of Prometheus Law. He set up Prometheus Law, after many years working in law firms in London, to offer legal services to his clients. He has significant experience of over 10 years’ in civil, commercial and employment litigation matters. He also has many years of preparing cases for trial and providing advocacy experience at all Court levels. Andrew graduated in Politics from Queen Mary in 2005.
19:15-19:30 – Afua, Genevieve and Andrew will answer your questions.
NB: this event is confirmed and will proceed even in the event of industrial action.
Volunteers wanted for the Science Museum
The science Museum are looking for post grads, technicians and academics to be a part of a new volunteering initiative to engage Science Museum visitors with climate change using their Science on a Sphere system.
If you’re interested, please click here: https://bit.ly/2tIp9In
Humanitarian Affairs Internship in Bangkok, Thailand
Humanitarian Affairs would like to invite students to apply for a 7-months Global Internship Program 2020 in Bangkok, Thailand from June 29, 2020 until January 31, 2021. The internship will focus on transferrable skills through the management of the 3rd Peace Summit of Emerging Leaders 2021 at the United Nations Conference Centre in Thailand.
Please visit their website here for more information about this global internship opportunity.
All interested applicants are to submit their Cover Letter and CV to email@example.com by March 20th.
Government Social Research summer placement
The Government Social Research (GSR) summer student placement scheme is aimed at students who are considering a career in the GSR profession after graduation. The placements generally last for 6 - 12 weeks.
To be eligible applicants must be in the penultimate year (i.e. year before the final year of study) studying a degree which includes around a third of modules in social research methods and must be on course for a 2:1 or 1st class honours degree.
The GSR summer scheme 2020 opens on Thursday 27 February and will close on Thursday 12 March 2020.
For more information and to apply, click here!