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Designed to meet your needs at particular stages of your student journey, MDXworks’ programmes run each academic year and welcome all those who wish to prepare to succeed in an ever growing and competitive employment market.

Our programmes are co-curricular but equally valuable to your degree, equipping you with transferable skills which will boost your employability profile and chances to obtain an internship, placement, or graduate role, as well as successfully become self-employed or launch your own business.

We encourage you to have a look at the programmes below, identify the ones you are interested in, and complete this short expression of interest form to receive updates. You can also follow our social media channels, where we send regular updates on all our opportunities at MDXworks.

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  • Emerging Professional Programme

The Emerging Professional Programme (EPP) offers a roadmap of flexible, interactive face-to-face activities designed to help develop your career readiness and the associated professional skills and attributes sought by employers.

This academic year, the programme takes place over a three-week period and has a dedicated activity timetable designed around MDX’s Graduate Competencies! The first two weeks allowed students and graduates to take part in a number of challenges and experiences, on-campus, where they worked together and put to the test the competencies they’ve learned about throughout the fortnight. After this, the EPP concluded with a 1-week group project challenge for a select number of students who have shown suitable commitment* over the first 2 weeks. The successful project team, as voted by a panel of external experts, won £2500 (£500 per person).

Applications for this year's programme are now closed however, you can express your interest in taking part next year - you'll be the first to find out more details.

In the meantime, you can also access all sessions from the 2021/22 academic year programme via MDXworks.com.

  • MDXadvantage

MDXadvantage is an intensive six-month programme for final year undergraduate students. You'll learn how to maximise your employability, boost your confidence in applying for graduate roles, and increase your chances of being selected for preferred roles.

The programme includes a dedicated 1:1 professional mentor for 6 months, alongside a number of exclusive activities, such as graduate employer panels, alumni speed networking, professional hackathons, insight days and employer challenges.

MDXadvantage re-opens for applications in January 2023 – express your interest now!

  • MDXcelerator

The MDXcelerator sprint programme gives you the opportunity to access tailored start-up and entrepreneurship mentoring, meet with inspiring and successful business leaders through our masterclasses and workshops, improve on your pitching skills, win seed-funding, and potentially take over the world with your awesome idea!

The 2021/22 sprint culminated with a grand final on 18 May, where three female entrepreneurs presented their business pitched to an esteemed panel of judges and won prizes up to 9k. Read more here.

Applications will open again in the new academic year (2022/23) however, in the meantime, you are still able to access 1:1 support. Get in touch at mdxworks@mdx.ac.uk for more information about next year's programme and how to get started, express your interest now, or follow our social media channels to stay up to date.

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