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Careers in Economics 2018

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Careers in Economics 2018

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 both undergraduate and postgraduate students studying Economics or PPE.

Thursday 8 November 2018, 11:00 - 4:00pm
Panorama, Rootes Building

You will have an opportunity to meet and discuss your career options with representatives from a wide range of employers, including CMA, PA Consulting, Oxera, Ofcom, Vivid Economics, Nera Economic Consulting, Frontier Economics, Institute for Fiscal Studies, Compass Lexecon, Civil Service Fast Stream, Fideres and FTI Consulting.

The event is divided into two important parts which you can benefit from in different ways:

  • Networking Session which will be held in Panorama 1 and 2 between 11:00 – 16:00 and will allow you to network and socialise with multiple employers. They are available to give you valuable insights, advice and answer any careers related questions you may have.
  • Employer Presentations which will be held in Panorama 3 and will have six unique employers delivering presentations with various economics related topics. After each presentations, there will be 10 minutes of Q&A with that employer who will clarify every questions and uncertainties you might have. These will be spread across the entire duration of the event in the following order:
  • 11:30 - 12:05 Insights, Culture, Case Studies, Frontier Economics
  • 12:15 - 12:50 The Economic Impact of Healthy New Towns for NHSE and the Skills Required to Undertake the Work, PA Consulting
  • 13:00 - 13:35 Life as an Economic Consultant - What to Expect, NERA Economic Consulting
  • 13:45 - 14:20 Working as an Economist for a Regulator, Ofcom
  • 13:45 - 14:20 A Career in Economics Consultancy. What Difference Will You Make? Oxera Consulting
  • 15:15 - 15:50 Life at the CMA: Using Economics to Drive Good Competition Policy. Competition and Markets Authority (CMA)

Networking Session

Employer Presentations



This session will be held in Panorama 1 and 2 between 11:00 – 16:00 and will allow you to network and socialise with multiple employers. They are available to give you valuable insights, advice and answer any careers related questions you may have. This session will be held in Panorama 3 and will have six unique employers delivering presentations with various economics related topics. After each presentations, there will be 10 minutes of Q&A with that employer who will clarify every questions and uncertainties you might have. These will be spread across the entire duration of the event in the following order:
  11:30 - 12:05 Insights, Culture, Case Studies, Frontier Economics
  Student Careers and Skills
  Student Careers and Skills
  Student Careers and Skills
  Student Careers and Skills
  Student Careers and Skills

Registration

Registration is compulsory and you'll need to sign up via Tabula. Further information is available below. Your student ID card will be scanned upon entry.

You will need to indicate which of the separate sessions listed in the Event Programme below you wish to register. To register for these sessions, go into Tabula and search for module code 'EC-GENERAL'.
Please note: Photography will be taking place at this event, which may be used for marketing purposes (e.g. promotional materials). By registering your attendance at this event, you are giving consent to be photographed, however if you do not wish to be photographed, please inform the photographer or a member of Economics staff on the day.