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Competitions and challenges are a great way to get recognised by companies and many have prizes which may include cash prizes or work experience opportunities!

This section of the website is devoted to live Q&A sessions with our own advisers or external employers. We will promote the Live Q&A’s in advance and you can also access session archives below.

Google BOLD Immersion

Date Three days from 24th - 26th July 2019
Location Google EU Headquarters Dublin, Ireland.
Who Be a current student pursuing a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in a country in Europe, the Middle East or Africa

Be graduating in 2019, 2020, or 2021

Deadline Monday 11th February 2019 at 08.00 GMT

For more information visit here

British Guild of Agricultural Journalists & John Deere Ltd Training Award: Journalism Course

June 30th – July 2nd 2019

Learn the basics of agricultural/ horticultural journalism and get the chance to win the John Deere Trophy plus £250!

A unique training scheme organised by the British Guild of Agricultural Journalists and sponsored by John Deere Limited. This two-part course is aimed primarily at graduating students, recent graduates or existing journalists with less than 12 months experience, resident in the UK, who are interested in a career in agricultural or horticultural journalism.
Two days of lectures at John Deere’s headquarters at Langar, near Nottingham (with two nights’ accommodation provided), will be followed by three days’ practical work experience with a specialist magazine, newspaper or public relations agency.
At the end of the course, each student must write a news story for the journal of their choice. A special judging panel will award a £250 cheque and the handsome John Deere trophy to the winner.
The course is completely free of charge, although successful applicants will be expected to cover their own out-of-pocket expenses.
For more details or an application form, visit Here.
Or alternatively contact:
Steve Mitchell, ASM Public Relations,
Office 14, Brewsters Corner,
Pendicke Street, Southam CV47 1PN
Tel: 01926 818762 Mob: 07717 213182

Deadline: Friday 29th March 2019


ICSA Essay Writing Competition

The ICSA have an essay competition launching on the 7 January 2019 that is open to all students and recent graduates.

First place will be awarded £1,000 and second place £500.

Further information is also available at:

If you would like any more information, please contact Costa Roussis at

Deadline: Monday 18th March 2019

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Undergraduate of the Year

The TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year awards is an annual competition aimed at finding the best undergraduates in the UK.

Find out how it could be you here:

Deadline: Wednesday 30th January 2019