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
25 April 2019, 14:00 - 17:00 City Veterans' Network: 'Financial Forces' Industry Insight Day
City Veterans Network (CVN) comprises of 65 member firms from across the UK financial services industry and is dedicated to sharing ideas and experiences about the best ways to employ ex-Servicemen and women. It was formed in October 2014. Firms ranging from Banking through consultancy to Wealth Management will be represented. Transition advisors will also be on hand. This will be a unique opportunity for Serving, transitioning and ‘retired’ members of all three Services to interact with the City in a relaxed format. CVN invite you to attend the Insight Day to: •Learn what areas are open to Military Leavers •Ask questions about different areas •Discover what works with employers •Talk to those who have ‘cross-decked’ •Learn about intern possibilities •Share experiences and ask questions about transitioning to a career in financial services with City Military Alumni
Greater London Visit Contact
3 May 2019, 10:00 - 15:00 Amazon Military Insight Day
 At Amazon we are always looking for innovative thinkers to join us in making history. We are excited that you want to find out more about how Amazon Logistics is revolutionising last mile logistics and ensuring our customers have the best possible experience! Our teams come from diverse backgrounds, are driven by the ability to invent and simplify, and they deliver results by thinking big and insisting on the highest standards. Sound familiar? We know these values are very recognisable to men and women who have served in the Armed Forces and their spouses and partners and we are actively looking for you all to join us! What to expect: - Welcome and site tour - First-hand experience from former Military working at Amazon Logistics - Find out why we are passionate about hiring Military and Military spouses - How we make use of our Leadership Principles on a daily basis - What leadership opportunities within Amazon Logistics we have in store for you - How to prepare for an interview @ Amazon
Bristol Visit
15 May 2019, 09:00 - 15:00 A Day with BT
A Day with BT 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; and introductions to ex-Service personnel working for BT who have the experience of making a successful transition from military to civilian employment. To book your place, go to http://formwize.bt.com/transitionforce
Cardiff Visit Contact
15 May 2019, 10:00 - 15:00 Openreach Engineering Insight
Openreach Engineering Insight Openreach has recruited over 3,000 armed forces veterans since 2011 – in 2017-18 alone, 20% of Openreach’s engineer recruits had an armed forces background. The Transition Force programme aims to help you find the role, company, and industry that's right for you. By attending the ‘Openreach Engineering Insight’ workshop you will get: an introduction to Openreach’s business, and a focus on the engineering roles available (Openreach is recruiting 3,000 trainee engineers in 2019); advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian employment; information about Openreach’s recruitment processes; and introductions to ex-Service personnel working for Openreach who have the experience of making a successful transition from military to civilian employment. To book your place, go to http://formwize.bt.com/transitionforce
Sevenoaks Visit Contact
29 May 2019, 10:00 - 15:00 Openreach Engineering Insight
Openreach Engineering Insight Openreach has recruited over 3,000 armed forces veterans since 2011 – in 2017-18 alone, 20% of Openreach’s engineer recruits had an armed forces background. The Transition Force programme aims to help you find the role, company, and industry that's right for you. By attending the ‘Openreach Engineering Insight’ workshop you will get: an introduction to Openreach’s business, and a focus on the engineering roles available (Openreach is recruiting 3,000 trainee engineers in 2019); advice on demonstrating how your military skills and experience transfer to civilian employment; information about Openreach’s recruitment processes; and introductions to ex-Service personnel working for Openreach who have the experience of making a successful transition from military to civilian employment. To book your place, go to http://formwize.bt.com/transitionforce
Swindon Visit Contact
4 June 2019, 10:00 - 15:00 A Day with BT
A Day with BT 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; and introductions to ex-Service personnel working for BT who have the experience of making a successful transition from military to civilian employment. To book your place, go to http://formwize.bt.com/transitionforce
Glasgow Visit Contact