Law fairs - meet lawyers and learn about their firms Law fairs offer you an initial look at law firms. They are your chance to meet real lawyers (including trainees, associates and partners) and graduate recruiters, to quiz them about their firms and get a sense of what they are like, as well as make a good impression. They're also useful for non-law students who are considering a career in law and need to learn more about how to make that happen. Law fairs take place at most universities across the country in the autumn term, so look out for posters and careers service emails to find out about yours. When it arrives at your university, the law fair will commandeer a large space like a sports hall or conference centre. Firms will bring large exhibition stands to grab your attention and quirky (or not so quirky) freebies to seduce you.
WCER: About WCER The Wisconsin Center for Education Research is one of the oldest, largest, and most productive university-based education research centers in the world. Under the direction of Robert Mathieu, WCER provides a dynamic environment where some of the country's leading scholars conduct basic and applied education research. The WCER portfolio includes research centers and projects that investigate a variety of topics in education.
Stuff that occurs to me: Where London science communicators might work by @JoBrodie, brodiesnotes.blogspot.com Updated 28 December 2013 - sections marked in orange have been checked, others haven't. Shortened link for this post is How you can help... 1. Suggest an organisation that I've missed, or a category, or a resource - jo dot brodie at gmail dot com 2. National voluntary arts organisations The following national umbrella bodies and membership organisations provide a wealth of opportunities to get involved in local creative cultural activities. To search for specific keywords, use the ‘Find’ function on your browser (press ‘Ctrl’ and ‘f’). All England Dance Association – www.all-england-dance.org.uk (supporting competitive theatre dance for amateurs, children, and students of theatre arts)
Age UK Buckinghamshire Age UK Buckinghamshire is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity for all job applicants. People from minority ethnic groups and people with disabilities are currently under-represented in our organisation and we positively encourage applications from these groups. Current vacancies Currently we have no available vacancies. Charity Shop Volunteers Open days Below is a list of law firm open days in 2015/16. This page will be updated soon to cover 2016/17 open days once information is available. We have only included firms which informed us they have an open day or similar programme. Most of the firms listed below are large national or City firms. Smaller firms may not have a formal open day programme but are more likely to offer informal work experience opportunities.
Man Installs a Charity Fridge Outside His Home 10.9K 213ShareNew In all my enthusiasm for stories about refrigerators, somehow I missed this very sweet one from Saudi Arabia. Last May, just before the holy month of Ramadan, a gentleman in Ha’il, a city in the northwestern part of the country, was contemplating how he could do more for those in need. That’s when he hit upon a simple idea: Why not put a refrigerator on the street for the hungry and homeless to access? Gap Year and Career Break Travel Experts Finding Your Trip Changing Worlds has been running meaningful travel opportunities since 1999 and has sent thousands of people away to have an experience overseas that will be remembered for a lifetime. Throughout the site you will find a range of opportunities to suit all travelling needs, and also spur some creative thoughts about how you can travel and explore, whilst gaining some unique experience and returning home with a new perspective and understanding of different countries and cultures. To find an overseas experience that is right for you, you can use the Search Box on the top right, where you can filter your options into your preferred interests. Alternatively, click on the Trip Type boxes above (Volunteering, Courses & Qualifications, Paid Work, Tours, Summer Camps and Work Experience & Internships) or the 'Search our World' tab at the top of the page to find out exactly where your travel interests can take you. Constructive Travel
Volunteer Hub · Community Impact Bucks Change your life – become a volunteer! In many ways volunteers are the heart of charities. Giving your time, skills and creativity can make an amazing difference as well as provide a number of benefits for you. The Volunteer Hub is working with Buckinghamshire County Council’s Prevention Matters programme to recruit volunteers for charities whose core mission is helping vulnerable and older people maintain their independence. A guide to legal work experience The legal sector is an extremely competitive occupational area. In addition to the sheer number of law undergraduates each year, graduates from non-law degree courses are able to convert to law. In order to succeed in such an over-subscribed environment, all students must have: · Top academic marks · Determination and dedication
English children among the unhappiest in the world at school due to bullying Children in England are unhappier at school than their peers in almost every other country included in a new international survey, with widespread bullying causing huge damage to their wellbeing. An estimated half a million 10- and 12-year-olds are physically bullied at school, according to a study by the Children’s Society, which found that 38% of children surveyed had been hit by classmates in the last month. In an international comparison of children’s happiness in 15 countries, the report concluded that children in England were unhappier with their school experience than their peers in 11 other countries, including Ethiopia and Algeria.