Events

VETS offers a range of transition support activities such as CV and Interview workshops, talent days, work placements, internships. Mentors will provide guidance on which support activities a veteran should attend. Placements and internships are arranged directly through the VETS Hub, further details available through your mentor.

Date/time What is it? Location Website
3 July 2018, 09:10 - 16:10 FDM Group Ex-Forces Insight Day
FDM Group is a professional services provider with a focus on IT and the UK’s leading IT graduate employer. FDM’s business model is both unique and robust, bringing people and technology together. We are renowned for our dynamic Careers Programme, which gives ex-Forces personnel award-winning business and technical training in core disciplines. Programme attendees then progress to represent FDM on client sites as our Consultants for a minimum of two years. With over 160 clients worldwide, we help them achieve specific business objectives within various sectors, including financial services, media, retail and insurance. FDM would like to invite all Service leavers to join them at one of their Ex-Forces insight days. The day will give you the opportunity to find out what the FDM Ex-Forces Programme has to offer. During the event, you will hear from an FDM Consultant who has successfully joined the ex-Forces Programme, and the team will take you through CV, interview and application tips.
London Contact
4 July 2018, 11:00 - 15:30 Amazon Web Services re:Start Military Taster Day
If you're interested in pursuing a career in the fast-growing technology industry, you're eligible for Amazon Web Service's free training and job placement programme. AWS re:Start is a training and job placement programme, launched by Amazon Web Services (AWS), to educate Service leavers, veterans, reservists, cadets and their spouses, on the latest software development and cloud computing technologies. As part of AWS re:Start, Amazon Web Services are hosting a free taster day on Wednesday 4th July 2018 at the Amazon offices in London. Come along to get a ‘taste’ of what it’s like to go through the AWS re:Start programme that will include: •An insight into what you can expect to learn during the training and the technology skills you will develop •First-hand accounts from employers and graduates of the AWS re:Start programme •Discuss the programme with the AWS re:Start team in as much detail as you need This is an opportunity for you to decide if AWS re:Start might be the right programme for you launch your career in the cloud.
London Visit
5 July 2018, 09:15 - 16:15 Transport for London Ex-Military and Reservist Fast-Track Recruitment Event
Transport for London (TfL) is hiring for Project Managers to join their Tech & Data Team. If you are looking for a challenging project in a technology environment where you can shape the future of how people in London travel, and those who run this service work, then this is the role is for you. Come along to TfL's Recruitment Event for the chance to meet the team and find out how to have a successful career at TfL.
Stratford Contact
5 July 2018, 10:00 - 14:00 CTP Employment Fair
Don’t miss out on the chance to meet local and national employers with both current and future job vacancies – book your place today! CTP Employment Fairs offer you: •A fantastic networking opportunity - whether you're ready to apply for live jobs or simply researching the market to get a feel for what's out there •The chance to meet employers who already recognise the skills and experience Service leavers can offer and are keen to recruit from the pool of talent leaving the Armed Forces •Presentations from key employers speaking about their current vacancies, recruitment processes and the skills and qualities they are looking for •A great way to learn more about different industries and any specific qualifications required for roles you are interested in to help you plan your training and development to get job ready •The opportunity to meet with other Service leavers to share your experiences and idea about ways to approach the civilian job marketing and build your network •The opportunity to chat with Service support organisations about housing, pensions and related topics, and CTP staff who can offer advice on other aspects of resettlement. This is a great networking opportunity so don’t miss out - book your place today to meet potential employers and find out about current and future job vacancies.
Chelmsford, Essex Contact
17 July 2018, 10:00 - 15:00 BT Transition Force Careers Event
Sign up to a free BT workshop for expert advice on how to approach the civilian jobs market. Transition Force can help you find the role, company, and industry that's right for you. BT regularly host free Transition Force career workshops designed to help you gain valuable industry insights, extend your networks and show employers how your military experience will benefit their business. Overview By attending ‘A Day with BT’ you will get: •An introduction to BT's business, and the diversity of opportunities it presents •Advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian jobs •Information about BT's recruitment processes •Introductions to ex-Service personnel working for BT who have the experience of making a successful transition from military to civilian employment. Book your place Please click here for further details and to book your place. Places are limited to ensure that everyone gets the individual guidance they need. By the time Transition Force confirm your attendance, please ensure you have the appropriate authority to attend (e.g from your chain of command) and can 100% commit to turning up.
Stoke on Trent Visit
17 July 2018, 10:00 - 15:00 A Day with BT
Register for a free BT Transition Force workshop for an employer’s view on how to approach the civilian jobs market. BT employs more veterans and reservists than any other company in the UK, and its Transition Force programme aims to help you find the role, company, and industry that's right for you. By attending ‘A Day with BT’ you will get: - An introduction to BT's business, and the diversity of opportunities it presents. - Advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian jobs. - Information about BT's recruitment processes. - Introductions to ex-Service personnel working for BT who have the experience of making a successful transition from military to civilian employment. Places are limited to ensure that everyone gets the individual guidance they need. Before you register, please ensure you have the appropriate authority to attend (e.g. from your chain of command) and can 100% commit to turning up. Please note, this workshop is NOT a jobs fair! We look forward to seeing you.
Stoke Visit
18 July 2018, 12:00 - 14:00 Barclays Military Internship Online Chat Event
Drop in and chat to Barclays recruitment staff No booking is required; on the day simply go to the Barclays Page and click on the Live Chat button. Through the AFTER programme, Barclays supports Service personnel with their transition into civilian employment. As part of this programme, Barclays are offering three-month internships based in London, with opportunities to convert the internships into permanent roles. How does a live chat work? There is no need to pre-register. On the day, simply click this link which will take you to the Barclays Employer Focus page. A chat box will be displayed in the top right hand corner of your screen - click on it and your chat will start. The chat room will be open between 12:00 - 14:00 and you are welcome to join at any time during that period. The chat screen is not public, so other people will not be able to read the conversation you are having. What can I talk to them about? This is about you and your career journey, so you can ask anything which might help you determine whether Barclays could be right for you. Such as: •Find out more about Barclays •Find out more about the internships and the advantages they provide in securing a permanent role •Speak to members of the Barclays AFTER (Armed Forces Transition, Employment Resettlement) team Please note: the panel of hosts are not able to provide feedback on specific job applications or conduct any job interviews.
Online Visit
19 July 2018, 10:00 - 15:00 A Day with BT
Register for a free BT Transition Force workshop for an employer’s view on how to approach the civilian jobs market. BT employs more veterans and reservists than any other company in the UK, and its Transition Force programme aims to help you find the role, company, and industry that's right for you. By attending ‘A Day with BT’ you will get: - An introduction to BT's business, and the diversity of opportunities it presents. - Advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian jobs. - Information about BT's recruitment processes. - Introductions to ex-Service personnel working for BT who have the experience of making a successful transition from military to civilian employment. Places are limited to ensure that everyone gets the individual guidance they need. Before you register, please ensure you have the appropriate authority to attend (e.g. from your chain of command) and can 100% commit to turning up. Please note, this workshop is NOT a jobs fair! We look forward to seeing you.
Colchester Visit
19 July 2018, 12:00 - 14:00 Jaguar Land Rover: Vehicle Technicians Live Online Chat
Drop in and chat to Jaguar Land Rover recruitment staff No booking is required; on the day simply go to the Jaguar Land Rover Page and click on the Live Chat button. With over 230 sites nationwide, Jaguar Land Rover UK retailer/dealership network is a great place to develop a rewarding career. They’re always looking for experienced technicians at levels NVQ or City and Guilds 2, 3 and 4 in Mechanical Engineering. Jaguar Land Rover is currently recruiting for Vehicle Technicians, and offers excellent training and development and the chance to work on some of the industry’s most iconic vehicles. Join the Live Chat to speak with Jaguar Land Rover hiring managers and recruiting staff about current job vacancies and where you could fit in. How does a live chat work? There is no need to pre-register. On the day, simply click this link which will take you to the Jaguar Land Rover Employer Focus page. A chat box will be displayed in the top right hand corner of your screen - click on it and your chat will start. The chat room will be open between 12:00 - 14:00 and you are welcome to join at any time during that period. The chat screen is not public, so other people will not be able to read the conversation you are having. What can I talk to them about? This is about you and your career journey, so you can ask anything which might help you determine whether Jaguar Land Rover could be a future employer, such as: • Learn about current and future job vacancies • Discuss any training requirements • Find out where your skills and experience could fit in Please note: the panel of hosts are not able to provide feedback on specific job applications or conduct any job interviews.
Online Visit
30 July 2018, 12:00 - 17:00 Deloitte Military Insight Day
Deloitte will be holding their next Insight Day on Monday 30th July 2018. Attendees will have the chance to find out what it’s like to work in the Professional Services industry. Throughout the day attendees will have the chance to hear from and meet with veterans who have made the transition from various parts of the military. Book your place To register your interest for this event, please go onto Deloitte’s website and follow the steps as outlined.
London Visit
30 July 2018, 12:00 - 17:00 Deloitte Insight Day
Deloitte will be holding their next Insight Day on Monday 30th July 2018. Attendees will have the chance to find out what it’s like to work in a professional services. Throughout the day attendees will have the chance to hear from and meet with veterans who have made the transition from various parts of the military. We would love to see you at our Insight Day which is open to all services and ranks. To express your interest in attending click here and follow the steps outlined.
Deloitte London, 2 New Street Square, London, EC4A 3BZ Visit
2 October 2018, 09:00 - 17:00 CV & Interview Skills session
This is a bespoke one day workshop tailored to the needs of the individual. Please register your interest by emailing the AFTER team with the details on the session you would like to attend.
1 Churchill Place, London, E14 5HP Visit Contact
12 October 2018, 09:00 - 17:00 CV & Interview Skills session
This is a bespoke one day workshop tailored to the needs of the individual. Please register your interest by emailing the AFTER team with the details on the session you would like to attend.
1 Churchill Place, London, E14 5HP Visit Contact
1 November 2018, 09:00 - 17:00 CV & Interview Skills session
This is a bespoke one day workshop tailored to the needs of the individual. Please register your interest by emailing the AFTER team with the details on the session you would like to attend.
1 Churchill Place, London, E14 5HP Visit Contact