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Career development for international students, webinar

  • Webinar
  • Online
  • 07 July 2020
  • 13:00 - 13:45
Career development for international students, webinar

About this event

Please note: This webinar is open to ICE International Student Members based outside of the UK in the first instance. If there is space available we will open registration to UK members nearer the event.

The graduate market isn’t easy and it might leave you scratching your head on how you can make yourself stand out from the crowd. Before you start making your application there are some critical points you should consider to ensure you get the attention of Recruiters and Hiring Managers.

In this webinar, Tom Elam, a seasoned recruiter with more than 20 years experience hiring Engineering talent across the UK, Middle East, Africa and Asia, will explain to you some of the key elements to making you an employable graduate.

Topics for discussion

  • CV writing
  • Network
  • Research
  • What’s your USP (Unique Selling Point)
  • Prepare for the interview
  • The digital transformation
  • Don’t try to find the perfect job


Tom Elam

tom elam

Tom is the Talent Acquisition Director for SNC-Lavalin, covering the Middle East, APAC and Africa. SNC-Lavalin is a global Engineering and Design company with over 50,000 employees around the world. The company is working with it’s clients to design the future world in the built environment, infrastructure, Oil & Gas and nuclear industries. They have a large footprint in the Middle East with approximately 10,000 employees across the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Iraq, Qatar and Kuwait.

Tom has been based in the UAE for the last 12 years, and over the last 6 years he has been working to attract the best talent in the region to work at SNC-Lavalin. This includes leading the company’s talent attraction strategy, planning the future workforce with the company’s leadership team and working with the company’s Learning & Development team design and deliver a graduate training program.

Event venue

United Kingdom

For more information please contact:

William Martin

e: [email protected]