Summer is upon us (finally!), and we have had a heated start to the month for our Snapshotters*!
Key words of the month: Snapshotters’ Challenges!
In a nutshell, our Snapshotters’ Challenges were designed to give a competitive edge to the Snapshot Scheme and allow the students to gain points for their commitment, enthusiasm, and overall engagement during the Scheme. These take form as sessions which challenge (hence the name!) our Snapshotters and help them develop and work on their employability skills. The person with the highest ranking will ultimately get a personalised reference from Gary, our Head of Careers – not too shabby, eh?
As part of our Snapshotters’ Challenge, the students on the Scheme attended some tailored sessions that aimed to develop their commercial awareness, presentation skills and interview skills, and that have given them exposure to a variety of selection tools used by employers in their recruitment.
Our final Challenge was a mock assessment centre, which was run in collaboration with Enterprise Rent-A-Car and FDM Group. Our guest employers were very impressed with the high calibre of students at City University London, and vowed to be back on campus in the next academic year for similar events!