University of Birmingham to celebrate social enterprise at special careers networking event


Careers Network, the University of Birmingham careers service, takes a proactive approach to engaging with social enterprises and its next event — on Wednesday 7th October 2015 from 4.30pm until 7pm — will be all about social enterprise.

The event will celebrate the success of the university’s Enterprising Internships Programme. As part of this project the university wants to engage with more social enterprise employers, establishing mutually beneficial partnerships which will increase the pool of internship places for students while also helping businesses to grow.

The event will offer opportunities to network and learn about the ways in which you can work with the University. In addition you’ll hear:

» A key note speech from Sarah Crawley, chief executive of iSE, discussing the benefits of engaging with Higher Education Institutions to recruit students who can help drive businesses forward.

Keynote speaker: Sarah Crawley, CEO, iSE

Keynote speaker: Sarah Crawley, CEO, iSE

» Employers sharing their experience of working with the University and benefits of taking on an intern.

» Students highlighting their experience of working within a Social Enterprise and what they have gained.

» Details of the ways in which you can work with the University and financial support offered when taking on an intern.

Light refreshments. This is a free event but booking is essential.

Any queries, please send mail to Amrit Sandhu, Internship Officer.

Birmingham UK. Freelance research, evaluation and policy consultant specialising in social enterprise and the third sector. I maintain the BSSEC blog and website

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