Students' Union - Skills, Employability and Training
Sheffield Hallam Students' Union have created an employability programme for student society committee members. This programme aims to support students in appreciating and acknowledging their skills and experience, which they can then articulate when applying for jobs or writing their CVs.
Skills and experience can be gained from a number of opportunities. From involvement in paid work, freelancing, or volunteering, to being a course rep, society member, or mentor. By virtue of being in any of these roles, students will have developed many skills that employers are looking for.
This programme focuses on meta-skills and encourages reflective writing on practical experiences. Meta skills are enablers that help us to learn skills quickly and more effectively, ensuring that we are always ready to learn new skills whenever the need arises. The programme will be open to a select group of society committee members that form our pilot. In the following year (2023-24), all committee members will be invited to take part in the training programme. If you are interested in becoming a member then this is something that you can take advantage of.