Previous Webinars

How could Atkins help shape your future?

The webinar was a tremendous success. Massive audience approaching 1,000 students logged in.

Hosted by

Carla Power
Gradcracker
Jessica Luck
Gradcracker

Guest speakers

Niamh Fitzgerald
Early Careers Graduate Recruitment Advisor
Louis Moore
Safety Engineer
Suzzy Berg
Geotechnical Engineer
Thevani Ravindran
Assistant Engineer
Rosina Simmons
Assistant Mechanical Engineer
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This webinar was originally broadcast on
Thursday, 30th July 2020

Where can a career with Network Rail take you?

Another well-attended webinar. A particularly interesting feature comes in the second half as the graduates tell Jessica how they switched specialisms during the Graduate Programme. The strong message was "keep an open mind".

Hosted by

Carla Power
Gradcracker
Jessica Luck
Gradcracker

Guest speakers

Nina Trofa
Integrated Talent Solutions Advisor
Ade Akeredolu
Mechanical Engineering Graduate
Alexandra Hanson
Civil Engineering Graduate
Michael Magbor
Electrical Engineering Graduate
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This webinar was originally broadcast on
Thursday, 6th August 2020

Be part of innovation with INEOS

Despite an initial technical issue, another very successful webinar! Anuj & Monika deliver some fantastic guidance for future applicants on how to succeed during the recruitment process and how their journey on the graduate programme has given them unique experiences. Annie enlightens us with her deep knowledge of INEOS and what they look for in a graduate. 

Hosted by

Jessica Luck
Gradcracker
Sophie Hare-Scott
Gradcracker

Guest speakers

Annie Collins
HR Director
Anuj Savani
Feedstock Trading Analyst
Monika Jurcic
Commercialisation Manager
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This webinar was originally broadcast on
Thursday, 20th August 2020

GSK has the answers

A great turnout yet again! It was fascinating to hear about the many different routes into GSK from past and current placement students and graduates. Josh gives us a detailed overview of the recruitment process and reveals what you need to do to succeed.

Hosted by

Carla Power
Gradcracker
Sophie Hare-Scott
Gradcracker

Guest speakers

Joshua Carney
Early Talent Recruitment and Attraction
Emily Griffiths
Mechanical Engineering Graduate
Lindon Francis
Future Leaders Programme Alumni
Sam Evans
Commercial Graduate
Sophie Day-Riley
Industrial Placement Student within R&D
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This webinar was originally broadcast on
Thursday, 27th August 2020

Technology and Engineering is fundamental

Meet Charlynn, Jake and a group of Graduate Trainees as they share their unique experiences, along with some ‘fun facts’ about the company. From moving locations to volunteering, and from rooftop beehives to client events in Barbados; there’s lots to learn about KPMG in this fantastic webinar.

Hosted by

Carla Power
Gradcracker
Jessica Luck
Gradcracker

Guest speakers

Charlynn Koranteng
Recruiter
Lydia Luff
Graduate Trainee – Tech
Tina Kimfumu
Graduate Trainee – Audit Technology
Jake Kiernan
Assistant Manager
Connor Grant
Graduate Trainee – Audit
Milana Yandieva
Restructuring Associate
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This webinar was originally broadcast on
Thursday, 3rd September 2020

Power your potential with Cummins

Another huge attendance – hundreds of you tuned in to watch! We hear how Cummins' graduates can shape their own careers and discover the wide variety of career paths a global organisation like Cummins can provide.

Hosted by

Carla Power
Gradcracker
Sophie Hare-Scott
Gradcracker

Guest speakers

Harry Plimmer
Manufacturing Engineering Technician
Tom Harris
Service Engineer
Bharathy Theivendrampillai
Lab Operations Engineer
Tom Powell
Sub-System Team Lead
Emma Civil
Product Engineering Placement Student
Grace Gill
Talent Acquisition Coordinator
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This webinar was originally broadcast on
Thursday, 10th September 2020

Help build the future of defence with MBDA

In this webinar we go behind the scenes to discover what life is like working for a defence company and how you could work on top-secret projects. With hundreds of you tuning in on the day, the webinar recording is here for those of you that missed it…

Hosted by

Carla Power
Gradcracker
Sophie Hare-Scott
Gradcracker

Guest speakers

Jamie Cooke
Systems Engineer
Alice Baird
Systems Test Analyst
Becky Harrison-Pitt
Systems Engineer
Tayla Shelford
HR Advisor
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This webinar was originally broadcast on
Thursday, 17th September 2020

Uncover some of STFC’s top secrets

In this webinar we learn what life is like at one of the UK’s leading scientific research facilities and how your work can impact upon so many facets of day-to-day life, from curing super-bugs to developing worldwide computing projects. Another incredibly well-attended webinar, if you missed it live, watch again here...

Hosted by

Carla Power
Gradcracker
Jessica Luck
Gradcracker

Guest speakers

Ben Bealing
Early Careers Talent Acquisition Manager
Becky Harding
Graduate Controls Software Engineer
Becky Fair
Research Software Engineer
Matt Cumber
Scientific Software Engineer
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This webinar was originally broadcast on
Thursday, 24th September 2020

'Behind the scenes' with ABB

We learn from ABB’s graduates that the company offers a lot of support in terms of further study and achieving Chartership. Jackie, ABB’s head of recruitment, emphasises the importance of telling them about your hobbies and any type of work experience in your application. Another wide-ranging and well-attended webinar!

Hosted by

Carla Power
Gradcracker
Jessica Luck
Gradcracker

Guest speakers

Jackie McMahon
Head of Talent Management & Talent Acquisition
Kanchangauri Kulkarni
Graduate Process Engineer, IAEN industries
Sarah Bickerstaffe
Graduate Process Engineer
Daniel Lee-Lane
Graduate Manufacturing Engineer
Xiaotang Gu
Mechanical engineer at Measurement & Analytics
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This webinar was originally broadcast on
Thursday, 1st October 2020

Why life in the RAF is ‘no ordinary job’

This webinar captures a range of very different and remarkable stories from people who have chosen to pursue a career with the Royal Air Force.

We think these stories are really eye-opening, debunking misconceptions about life in the RAF – from having the flexibility to work from home, to gaining amazing experiences in places like Qatar and the Falklands. There is an immense variety of roles and once you join you will be able to experience many of them. The choice really is yours.

Hosted by

Jessica Luck
Gradcracker
Sophie Hare-Scott
Gradcracker

Guest speakers

Keith Edge
Engineering Recruitment
James Maguire
Communications Engineering Branch Head
Gareth Bolton
SO3 Plans Development
Sunith de Fonseka
AeroSystems Engineer
Amy Parkinson
Typhoon Electrical Engineering Authority
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This webinar was originally broadcast on
Thursday, 8th October 2020

Own your tenth of a second

Our biggest audience yet! Over 2,500 of you tuned in to watch as we went behind-the-scenes with Mercedes-AMG Petronas F1 Team and found out what you can get up to as an industrial placement student.

Their ‘no blame’ culture lets students really get stuck in, taking on new and exciting challenges – like volunteering in the race support room and much more!

Above all else, they’re looking for team-players with a range of interests and experiences – so, whatever your STEM discipline, this webinar is definitely worth a watch…

Hosted by

Carla Power
Gradcracker
Jessica Luck
Gradcracker

Guest speakers

Ellie
HR Assistant
Rebecca
Design Process Development
Nish
Race Strategy
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This webinar was originally broadcast on
Monday, 12th October 2020

Develop sustainable technologies

A fantastic webinar, in which we hear three very unique stories from graduates at Johnson Matthey – from what they did in their lead-up to joining the company, to their experiences at various Johnson Matthey sites across the country.

There are three routes in – Science, Commercial and Operations – and your placements are determined by your own interests, skillsets and experiences. This means that graduates have the opportunity to follow their passion, tailoring their development pathway to suit them.

Hosted by

Carla Power
Gradcracker
Sophie Hare-Scott
Gradcracker

Guest speakers

Kerry Beer
Graduate Talent Manager
Hannah Dixon
Operations Graduate
Dominic Winch
Commercial Graduate
Krishna Mistry
Development Chemist
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This webinar was originally broadcast on
Thursday, 15th October 2020

Exploring careers in insurance

An incredibly insightful webinar. The rotational nature of Zurich’s graduate programme opens you up to a diverse range of roles and business areas within insurance, and it turns out they’re not all office based…

…you could be doing anything from assessing fire safety, to developing communication channels for its customers – and from climbing oil rigs to inspecting Wembley Stadium! Watch this webinar to discover what kind of career you can create at Zurich.

Hosted by

Carla Power
Gradcracker
Jessica Luck
Gradcracker

Guest speakers

Georgia Leonard
Talent Acquisition Advisor
George Lander
Specialty Lines Claims
Abi Gilfillan
International Property Underwriting
Shalani Bhalla
Claims Digital Experience Consultant
Isaac Brocklesby
Junior Data Scientist
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This webinar was originally broadcast on
Thursday, 22nd October 2020