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Economics Careers Fair

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Economics Careers Fair

Come and network with a range of employers and management consultancies and take part in careers and skills sessions to enhance your employability. This event is for students studying Economics (L100,L116, LM1D) or PPE.

Event details

Thursday 12 November 4.00pm-7.30pm
Panorama Room, Rootes Building (view on interactive map)

The event will feature representatives from a wide range of employers including HM Treasury, Unilever, Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), ODI, Frontier Economics, GES and many more:

View the full details for employers attending the careers event

Registration

You are required to register for this event, indicating which of the separate sessions you wish to attend.

Programme

Time

Event

4.00 – 4.40pm

Keynote speech: Professor Andy Ross
"Working as a Government Economist"

Professor Andy Ross, Former deputy director of the UK Government Economic Service and deputy director at HM Treasury. Andy is a visiting professor at Reading University, and visiting research fellow at Leeds University, he is also a part-time lecturer at Birkbeck.

4.50 – 5.30pm

Keynote Speech: Dr Stephen Lovelady

Dr Stephen Lovelady is currently Global Modelling & Analytics Manager for Unilever following a career in both academia and at Deloitte. Stephen is a Warwick Alumni having studied for BSc, MSc and PhD at Warwick.

Stephen’s talk will consider Unilever and sustainability and what motivates us to come to work as well as tips on being noticed in large organisations and how he uses Economics in his job amongst other things.

5.00 – 7.00pm

Employer Fair and Networking Opportunity

Find out about the companies represented.

5.00 – 6.30pm

Careers and Skills Workshops

  • 5.00-5.30pm Internships Explained
  • 5.30-6.30pm Amazing applications and your skills uncovered

6.00 – 6.30pm

Postgraduate Study in Economics

Find out more about the opportunities for postgraduate taught study and research in the Department of Economics at Warwick.

6.30 – 7.30pm

Q&A with our Alumni Panel and Drinks Reception

Join us for an insightful Q&A with our Alumni panel. A chance to pose your questions to Warwick Alumni working a range of careers. Alumni include Dr Stephen Lovelady (Unilever), Robin Sherbourne (ODI Fellowship), Alyssa Lam (Compass Lexecon). Further names to be announced.