FREE AND IMPARTIAL CAREER GUIDANCE ADVICE AND SUPPORT FOR BRITISH OVERSEAS TERRITORY STUDENTS AND YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

Friends of the British Overseas Territories now provide a professional, high-quality careers and information service for students and young professionals from the British Overseas Territories.

Our aim is to support and develop your career by providing the tools you need to enhance your employability.

FOTBOT can assist you with;

> Finding Jobs and Work Experience

> CVs, Applications and Interviews techniques

> Career Planning

> Careers Events

> What next? Your options

> Information about further study and how to fund it

> Practical advice on how to secure work in the UK

All the above are tailor made Guidance and Support sessions for students and young professionals from the British Overseas Territories. We are all too aware of the challenges that you face in the UK Jobs market – that is why we are here to help.


WHEN?

You can book an appointment by emailing careersguidance@fotbot.org

Please title your email ‘Careers Guidance Appointment’

It will be helpful if you can include a copy of your most up to date C.V. and a brief statement as to what Guidance Support you are seeking.

Appointments are available most Tuesdays at 5.30, 6.15 and 7.00pm. Please indicate your preference date and time. The meeting location is within central London (SW1Y). Full appointment details will be confirmed prior to the meeting.

Please note that a typical Guidance session usually takes place for around 45 minutes.


WHO WILL BE PROVIDING ME WITH CAREERS GUIDANCE?

Your Careers Advisor is Philip Smith who is fully qualified. Philip also serves as the Chief Executive of Friends of the British Overseas Territories. He holds extensive experience of Careers Guidance having worked within Leeds City College where he guided students applying for University and entering the world of work. Philip is familiar with the particular challenges faced by British Overseas Territory Students and Young Professionals. The Guidance that you will receive will reflect this experience.

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