Employer Spotlight: How to excel at Assessment Centres with City Year UK

Insider tips and tricks for how to master Assessment Centres

  • Wed 4 May 22

    13:00 - 14:00

  • Online


  • Event type

    Workshops, training and support

  • Event organiser

    Student Development Department

  • Contact details

This one hour crash course presentation will help students prepare for attending assessment centres both online and in person.

An assessment centre is normally the final stage of the selection process and involves completing a range of tasks that are related to the role you’re applying for (e.g. a presentation, group task, case study, interview or networking session). As with interviews, assessment centre preparation is vital. Students will get specific tips on how to prepare for an assessment centre. They will learn more about what is involved and what they can expect.

Here's a sample of the great tips you'll pick up in just 60 minutes:

  • How to make a great first impression.
  • How to approach the group tasks and work well in a team.
  • Dealing with individual tasks and in tray exercises
  • Standing out from the crowd (presentation).
  • Networking tips

Who are City Year UK? They are a registered charity, established in 2010, which challenges young people to tackle educational inequality through a year of full-time social action in schools. As volunteer mentors, they become tutors and role models to children from disadvantaged communities, helping with academic attainment, behaviour, attendance and well-being.

Book your place via CareerHub today!

The Careers Services team are here to help you make the most of your Essex experience and help you reach your full potential. We offer support with CVs, applications, interview skills and careers tailored advice. All of our workshops can be booked via CareerHub

Visit our webpages or go to the Student Services Hub in the Silberrad Student Centre to find out more about our services and how we can help.