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FLN: ‘How to Land Your First Job’

  • January 31 2018

The Future Lawyers Network held its sixth session, entitled: “How to Land your First Job” on Wednesday, 31st January 2018. The session, hosted at Microsoft Gulf Offices in Internet City, started with a tour of Microsoft Offices and was followed by a panel discussion focusing on preparing law students for the job market. Our impressive panel consisted of: Kevin Mottram, Senior University Recruitment Manager Middle East and Africa at Microsoft; Ahmed Elessawi, Government Affairs Coordinator at Microsoft; Ben Cockram, Head of I-House META at Taylor Root; Aaron Faith, Director In-House Middle East and Emerging Markets at Marsden International; and Bridget Hougham, Senior Consultant, Private Practice Middle East at Marsden International. Our guests shared their own professional journeys with our students and provided an array of helpful do’s and dont’s on how to build a profile attractive to employers, especially using social media to improve visibility, networking coverage and increased chances of getting an interview. They stressed the need for students to utilise every possible opportunity to network and meet key industry people to build relationships that are instrumental in improving employability prospects.

Middlesex University (MDX) Dubai celebrated the launch of JURIS Centre of Excellence for Legal Education and Training on 28th November in the presence of the Advisory Board, industry professionals, faculty and students.
Middlesex University (MDX) Dubai celebrated the launch of JURIS Centre of Excellence for Legal Education and Training on 28th November in the presence of the Advisory Board, industry professionals, faculty and students.
Rhoderick Romano, UG Business Faculty and Member of the Institute of Sustainable Development – Middlesex University Dubai, participated in a Multi Stakeholder Dialogue as part of Sustainability Week 2022 at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce Centre for Responsible Business on 25th November 2022.
Rhoderick Romano, UG Business Faculty and Member of the Institute of Sustainable Development – Middlesex University Dubai, participated in a Multi Stakeholder Dialogue as part of Sustainability Week 2022 at the Dubai Chamber of Commerce Centre for Responsible Business on 25th November 2022.
The 9th Annual Conference of Applied Psychological Research in the Middle East led by our Psychology Department was held on 17th November, focusing on the theme of ‘Global Mental Health’.
The 9th Annual Conference of Applied Psychological Research in the Middle East led by our Psychology Department was held on 17th November, focusing on the theme of ‘Global Mental Health’.
mdxMindset Talks launch event on World Mental Health Day
mdxMindset Talks launch event on World Mental Health Day
The School of Law and Politics and The Institute of Sustainable Development was delighted to welcome Sunil Lalvani, founder & CEO Project Maji on Monday, 21 Nov. Sunil presented to a wide range of students and faculty his unique perspective on sustainable development.
The School of Law and Politics and The Institute of Sustainable Development was delighted to welcome Sunil Lalvani, founder & CEO Project Maji on Monday, 21 Nov. Sunil presented to a wide range of students and faculty his unique perspective on sustainable development.