On Friday 13th September, we connected over 2400 bright and ambitious members with 84 leading employers at our biggest ever edition of Bright Network FESTIVAL, the No.1 graduate careers event in the UK. If you missed out, why not check out the highlights from the day below:
"This event opened my eyes and revealed to me many opportunities within the Finance sector which I was less aware of... I would highly recommend signing up to Bright Network for any university student as the possible connections it offers to you are limitless" - Bright Network Member
Through a unique mix of open networking, panel sessions, skills sessions and sector overviews, our members were given a comprehensive overview of the wide range of opportunities available to them after they graduate. Equipped with all the tools and connections they need to submit winning applications, 96% of members said they found the event useful or very useful in helping with the next steps in their career or application journey.
"I thoroughly enjoyed networking with like-minded students and prestigious companies from a variety of sectors... Overall, the day was exceptional, and I have taken away invaluable advice which further drive my motivation and enhanced my clarity for my personal career prospects."
As well as practical tips to accelerate their career, members also had the opportunity to attend inspiring panel sessions including "Diversity in the workplace: why employers need you” and “Traits of successful female leaders”. Here’s what one member who attended both of these sessions had to say:
"I had the opportunity to listen to several experiences of senior professionals from firms who told us about the challenges they had to overcome throughout the course of their career being female or from minority ethnic backgrounds… As someone who could relate with both talks, I felt incredibly motivated and encouraged upon hearing the personal experiences of these industry professionals!"
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