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Careers Adviser Day 2021

Propel your students' careers at our annual Careers Adviser Day. Join us on Friday 21 May 2021 at this year's virtual event to gain insights and updates from ICAEW and employers on the graduate recruitment market for accountancy, finance and business sectors.

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Why attend?

  1. Deepen your knowledge

    Enable your students to make informed career choices by deepening your knowledge of chartered accountancy and the value of a professional qualification.

  2. Networking

    Network with the best graduate employers to increase your students career opportunities and discover the skills they need to demonstrate in interviews.

  3. Connect with us

    Meet your region’s ICAEW student engagement executive to plan your 2021/2022 activity, and find out how we can support you.


10:00 - Opening remarks and overview of ICAEW

10:15 - The Graduate Recruitment Market 2021
Cibyl and the ISE will present an update on the current trends within the graduate recruitment market, looking at the plans, behaviours, and expectations of The Class of 2021, with a specific focus on COVID-19 and the accountancy sector.

11:15 - ICAEW update
Hear about the ways we have responded to the pandemic within the Student Recruitment team, including an update on Remote Invigilation. The new Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) team will also provide an overview of ICAEW’s D&I strategy, which prioritizes student’s equal access to the accountancy profession.

12:00 - ICAEW Q&A

12:15 - Break

12:30 - Panel: Adapting to a virtual environment
We’ll be welcoming representatives including employers and students to discuss their experience of COVID-19 and how they’ve adapted to a virtual way of working throughout the pandemic. Panellists will be sharing their insights and best practice tips for students considering accountancy as a career.

13:30 - Networking session
An opportunity for careers advisers and employers to build relationships and openly discuss issues affecting the industry.

14:00 - Finish