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Employability Points Scheme. What is the EP Scheme?. The Employability Points Scheme rewards students for active engagement in extracurricular activities which develop employability skills. 2010-11 pilot: * 900 students * 30 partners * 70 rewards offered. 2011-12 scheme: * 1939 students - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Get Involved - Get Rewarded

Find out more at: www.kent.ac.uk/employabilitypointsEmployability Points SchemeWhat is the EP Scheme?The Employability Points Scheme rewards students for active engagement in extracurricular activities which develop employability skills2010-11 pilot:

* 900 students* 30 partners* 70 rewards offered2011-12 scheme:

* 1939 students* 86 partners* 284 rewards offeredBenefits of getting involved!Develop your skills through extracurricular engagementGet rewarded for your activitiesRewards sponsored by our corporate partners get more skills and experience! Shortlisted for the Times Higher Education Award for Outstanding Student Support Sept 2012Get Involved - Get Rewarded

Find out more at: www.kent.ac.uk/employabilitypointsEmployability Points SchemeStand out from the crowdTo stand out from the crowd students need to focus on all aspects of their employability

Louisa Redfern, Talent Acquisition Agent, Coca Cola Enterprises

73 applicants for every graduate vacancy (2011)*More than a third ofvacanciesare expected to be filled by undergraduates who have had previous work experience with their organisations, such as paid internships, industrial placements, vacation schemes or sponsorships* * Highfliers Research 2012Get Involved - Get Rewarded

Find out more at: www.kent.ac.uk/employabilitypoints

Employability Points SchemeHow does it work?As easy as

Employability Points SchemeGet Involved - Get Rewarded

Find out more at: www.kent.ac.uk/employabilitypoints1. Take part in extracurricular activitiesGlobal SkillsStudy or volunteer abroadComplete language courseInternational conferenceProfessional AbilityKent Union Stand Out trainingCareers WorkshopWork experience/part time workStudent EnterpriseEnterprise event attendanceCompetition participationUniversity EngagementCompete in University sport teamStudent mentoring programmeHold an elected postVolunteering & ChallengesKSCV awardStudent AmbassadorActive member of a society

Employability Points SchemeGet Involved - Get Rewarded

Find out more at: www.kent.ac.uk/employabilitypoints2. Claim Employability PointsComplete language course 45 points

Volunteering 5 80 points

Part time employment 15 45 points

Course rep 30 points

Member of society 5 points

Study abroad 50 points

Contribute to network 10 points

CES Employability Award (Moodle) 30 pointsEmail your updates to: employabilitypoints@kent.ac.uk

Employability Points SchemeGet Involved - Get Rewarded

Find out more at: www.kent.ac.uk/employabilitypoints3. Redeem points for rewardsTraining Courses125 180 points Memberships50 points Vouchers50 pointsCorporate Experiences75 pointsWork Experience Placements125 pointsInternships 175 points

Employability Points SchemeGet Involved - Get Rewarded

Find out more at: www.kent.ac.uk/employabilitypointsReward applicationsRead through our Rewards Pack, detailing all of the years opportunities (released in March)Select your favourite 3 (as long as you have enough points)If eligible, you will be interviewed by a member of the team (for work-based rewards) and then by a representative from the company offering the placementIf you do not get your 1st choice we will do our best to ensure you receive your 2nd or 3rd (if you are eligible)The points your reward costs will be redeemed from your total but you can claim more points for getting the reward in the following year

Employability Points SchemeGet Involved - Get Rewarded

Find out more at: www.kent.ac.uk/employabilitypointsRewards 2012Internship: Canterbury Cathedral Trust, Chaucer Consulting Group, Enterprise Rent-a-Car

Work experience: Coca Cola Enterprises, National Trust, Kent Messenger Group

Training: Leadership and Management (Tesco), First Aid at Work, Spanish, Consulting

Membership: National Trust, The Psychologist, English Heritage

Corporate experience: Q&A session (Shepherd Neame), Open Day (Penguin Books) Opportunities in:

JournalismArtsHospitalityPublishingConstructionRetailEventsBusinessNon-profitITSciencesFinance

Employability Points SchemeGet Involved - Get Rewarded

Find out more at: www.kent.ac.uk/employabilitypointsScheme Partners 2012

Employability Points SchemeGet Involved - Get Rewarded

Find out more at: www.kent.ac.uk/employabilitypointsHow to get involvedSign up on the websiteGet involved!Keep us updatedApply for rewards at the end of the year

Employability Points SchemeGet Involved - Get Rewarded

Find out more at: www.kent.ac.uk/employabilitypointsFind out moreEmail us at employabilitypoints@kent.ac.ukSpeak to our student ambassadors at events, talks etcVisit the website (www.kent.ac.uk/employabilitypoints)Speak to your school advisors, the Kent Union, or the Careers and Employability ServicePop in to see us at the Kent Enterprise Hub (next to the Sports Centre)Kent Enterprise Hub

Get free advice on your business ideasSubsidised office space and facilitiesTake part in enterprise competitionsHome of the EP scheme!

Employability Points SchemeGet Involved - Get Rewarded

Find out more at: www.kent.ac.uk/employabilitypointsKeep in touch

employabilitypoints@kent.ac.uk

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Employability Points SchemeGet Involved - Get Rewarded

Find out more at: www.kent.ac.uk/employabilitypointsAny questions?