Aberdeen Employability Boost Award

Aberdeen Employability Boost Award

Aberdeen Employability Boost Award logoWe have now merged the STAR Award, Leadership Academy and the Aberdeen Employability Boost Award into a new skills development programme, Pathway to Success. This will open for applications on Monday, 12 September 2022. Please see the Pathway for Success website for further information.

 

The Aberdeen Employability Boost Award was a programme of live workshops, mini career courses, employer-led sessions and a series of self-assessment exercises available to students and graduates until the academic year 2021-22.

By participating students:

  • learned key skills and attributes sought by employers
  • understood how to stand out in job applications
  • maximised their employability
  • gained an Award to evidence their development on their CV and LinkedIn profile

The Aberdeen Employability Boost Award aimed to set students on the path to career success. From learning about virtual recruitment practices and career planning to sessions on resilience and the importance of commercial awareness, the Aberdeen Employability Boost Award inspired confidence and recognised students' commitment to professional development.