CAREER

MRC Employability Centre

Producing graduates equipped for their future is a key part of our higher education institution. At Mont Rose College, we place as much emphasis on gaining skills relevant to the workplace as we do on the academic discipline.

Vision

Our objective is to create a variety of employability-enhancing opportunities including professional networking and career development consultations for personalized groups or on a one to one basis.

Mission

The MRC Employability Centre aspires to deliver a service that is tailored to our students’ personal goals and aspirations, to enable our students to progress as individuals and contribute to the business life and society in which they will live and work.

What do we do?

MRC Employability Centre helps students to plan their future and increase their employability. We offer practical individual help with career planning, including CV writing tips, applications and mock interviews. We conduct group sessions on career development and have broad information on graduate employment and postgraduate study.

Events in 2018 so far

NATIONAL CAREERS SERVICE: CV and ‘Importance of Dressing Correctly’ workshop on the 6th of February 2018.


LEVY RESTAURANT: O2 Levy Restaurant branch visit on O2 8th February 2018. The purpose of this event is to get our Hospitality students exploring and getting tips from the Levy Restaurant Kitchen and customer service departments.


REED RECRUITMENT AGENCY: CV writing tips and Job matching services on 20th February 2018 from 2pm to 3pm. The purpose of this event is to help our students in drafting an eye catching CV and also to provide guidance in networking with Reed agents for job opportunities.


MORGAN HUNT: Job matching services on the 28th of February 2018 from 10am to 2pm. The purpose of this event is to help our DET students in finding some flexible teaching work opportunities in order to increase their employability.


THE FRESH CAREERS FAIR: 8th March 2018 at Kia Oval from 10am to 3pm. The purpose of this event is to help our Hospitality students discover the huge variety of career paths they can head down in the fresh produce industry and in the foodservice and hospitality sectors.


LEVY RESTAURANT: Somerset House branch visit on 16th May 2018. The purpose of this event is to let our Hospitality students explore and get tips from the Levy Restaurant Kitchen and servicing department.


Our academic events enable students in building professional relationships with some potential employers and recruitment agencies. More events and workshops will be organised in the 2018/2019 academic year.

Speak to us

Whether students are an undergraduate, postgraduate or graduated from Mont Rose College, our Career Development Consultants are available to help. We offer various ways to speak to a counsellor:

  • Quick queries
  • Guidance sessions
  • Mock interviews

Quick Queries

  • Receiving feedback on your CV/ application forms*
  • Getting advice on work experience
  • Discussing job-seeking approaches

Guidance sessions

Careers Guidance sessions enable students to speak to a counsellor for at least half an hour.

Careers Guidance sessions may include:

  • Encouraging students to review their skills, choices, strengths, weaknesses, principles and their career pathways
  • Exploring factors influencing students' career development. For instance, this could be a discussion regarding selection criteria, or the academic requirements and funding opportunities for a higher courses graduates may be interested in
  • Structuring an action plan that will enable students in achieving their career goals
  • Improving students' approach to making applications and interviews

Mock interview

A Mock Interview appointment with a counsellor lasts for 30 minutes and helps you in to improving your interview performance. Students can discuss the areas they would like to concentrate on and the Advisor will organise the mock interview suitably; feedback is given during the interview session.

Please contact Miss Preya Oukabay for more information.

Contact number: 02085565009 (ext. 1011)
Email: ort@mrcollege.ac.uk