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Careers events spring 2009

Below please find a list of careers events for Spring 2009 addressing Queen Mary undergraduate students that are enrolled in mathematics. If not announced otherwise, all these events will take place in the Mathematics Seminar Room (room 103, first floor of the Mathematical Sciences Building) on Wednesdays from 1–2pm. These events should be of particular interest for any mathematics student who is looking for careers advice and is thinking about future job perspectives. Please note that this list will be updated continuously. Announcements of these events will be sent to all students enrolled in mathematics at QMUL.

Date Speaker Topic Further Material
14 January Abi Sharma, QMUL Careers Service How to succeed at interviews Slides of the talk
28 January Ritika Jain, Biostatistician, Quintiles Ltd Career as a Statistician or Statistical Programmer within the Pharmaceutical Industry Slides of the talk
25 February Dr. Douglas Wright, Cass Business School Careers in the Actuarial profession
(talk takes place in the Physics Lecture Theatre, Physics Building)
4 March Abi Sharma, QMUL Careers Service Don't believe the headlines! How you can get jobs in a recession
(talk takes place in the Maths Seminar Room M103)
Slides of the talk
11 March Brian Wilson, Hewitt Associates A career as an actuary
(talk takes place in the Physics Lecture Theatre, Physics Building)
Slides of the talk
18 March Donald S.P. Watt, Middlesex University (1)
and
Abi Sharma, QMUL Careers Service (2)
(1) Become a Secondary School Teacher with Middlesex University
(2) Help! I don't know what job to do...?? Part 1
(both talks take place in the Maths Seminar Room until 2.30pm)
Slides of talk (2)
25 March Abi Sharma, QMUL Careers Service Help! I don't know what job to do...?? Part 2
(talk takes place in the Maths Seminar Room)

For further information about these careers events please contact Dr Rainer Klages at r.klages@qmul.ac.uk.