Enterprise and Volunteering
Your Students' Union is dedicated to you. Committed to making you more employable, nurturing your entrepreneurial skills, providing you with opportunities to volunteer and helping you make the most of your time at Queen's University Belfast.
Now fast forward... You're graduating this year and you're on the hunt for that dream job. You've drafted and customised your CV and filled in the application forms. You get an interview.
Firstly, what have you done in university, outside your studies, to develop your skills? Secondly, tell me about a time you showed leadership, creativity or been enterprising?
Enterprise SU is a facility to enable you to develop you employability assets in a way that is both effective in preparing for your future career and improving your chances of finding a great job.
From internships to competitions and challenges, volunteering opportunities to graduate schemes, we provide lots of ways for you to improve your employability. Regular information sessions, seminars and workshops are hosted on everything from postgraduate courses to the best way to make an impression in an interview.
Enterprise SU is located on the ground floor of the Students' Union. This area provides a relaxed atmosphere to promote a range of extra-curricular opportunities to you via our plasma screens, notice board and leaflet holders.
- Develop entrepreneurial skills
- Help your CV standout
- Increase your employability and chance of getting a job
- Boost your confidence
- Opportunities to fit with your schedule
- Help you contribute meaningfully to the community
- Provide you with a sense of satisfaction and enjoyment
- Build on your network and have fun
- Offer you the opportunity to develop and showcase your talents.
- Take your learning outside the lecture theatre…and grasp new opportunities
How to get involved with Enterprise SU
Sign Up for our Enterprise and Volunteer Newsletter:
- Email ‘MAIL ME’ to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meet an Advisor email:
- Volunteer Enquiries: email@example.com
- Enterprise Enquiries: firstname.lastname@example.org
Don’t forget - keep an eye on Enterprise SU’s plasma screens, leaflet displays and notice boards and keep checking us out at www.qubsu.org for the latest events and activities.
You can read the latest SU Enterprise & Volunteering newsletter here!
Elevation Networks (EN), a youth employment and enterprise charity based in central London is currently delivering a campaign to encourage enterprise amongst young people to encourage and develop their leadership and employability potential.
As part of this work EN are are carrying out primary research into current initiatives that support and promote an enterprise culture amongst young people aged 17 to 30 in the United Kingdom. EN is keen to get the views of students and young people to explore how far they have an interest in entrepreneurship and starting their own business. You can help by filling in this survey!
The deadline to complete the survey is 17 May 2013.