Discover Digital Careers with LJMU and Industry Professionals VWEX 2 Days

Liverpool John Moores University

Available Between
17
Jun
2021
18
Jun
2021

Open to North West Schools Only

Liverpool John Moores University, Faculty of Engineering & Technology and LCR4 START Project are offering a fantastic opportunity to meet with academics, students and industry professionals who will demonstrate the wide range of jobs and sectors where Digital Skills are part of the future. You can hear from professionals across the engineering & technology sector who are using digital technology across their business, CNC Robotics is a pioneering the use of robots as an alternative to traditional machine tools; Beverston Engineering manufacture high precision safety critical components for the aerospace, pharmaceutical, oil & gas industries; Scenegraph Studios, a creative immersive experience development company, specialising in software development, VR & AR; Maritime Digital Hub is a not for profit cluster organisation focused on providing thought leadership, guidance and simplification of technology to drive true business value from digital transformation.

We live in a world where technology, digital technology is exerting more impact on every aspect of our lives than ever before with technological advances enabling change in the way we live, work and socialise. With this digital revolution already underway, the adoption of such technologies is clearly the way of the future.

If you are ambitious, open minded and are looking to find out more. Our VWEX experience will give you the opportunity to hear from Industry Professionals, take part in workshops and have the opportunity to present to our industry experts.

Placement Notes

We welcome students from all backgrounds and will give priority to those students from Higher Disadvantage, BAME and schools across the North West. Students must be available to attend on both days 16th & 17th June to complete the VWEX.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Understanding how the organisation operates
Career Development Workshop
Decision Making
Communication Skills
Document writing
Goal setting
Problem solving
Interpersonal skills
Leadership
Client facing experience
Time management
Giving presentations
Meeting senior executives
Team work
Project work

Great For Students Who Are:

Hard Working
Ambitious
Interested in learning industry basics
Willing to work in a team
Inquisitive
Creative
Willing to learn
Keen to try new things
Interested in analysing information
Interested in problem solving
Enthusiastic

Candidate Questions

Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
1
Passion: What cause(s) are you are passionate about? Please also explain why.

2
Creative: What would you create if you were given £100,000 tomorrow?

3
What would you consider a ‘great day’ at work?