Work

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We’ll help you to get as much as you can out of your time here, so that you can go on to find – or create – work that excites and rewards you.

Employability skills, career planning and professional practice are embedded in each of our courses. And with accredited courses, the option of a professional placement year, and field experience you’ll have a professional advantage when you graduate.

Student stories

Chelsea Mulcaire, Textiles student, and Sam Karandikar talk about their third-year placements.

Placements

Placements are a great way to build your confidence, get work experience, earn some money and help decide what career path you want to take. Our friendly staff in the placements office are on hand to help.

Check out the latest placement opportunities on the placement blog.

Volunteering

By choosing the Community Engagement module as a geography or environment student, you can undertake practical projects with local community and voluntary organisations as part of your course, with organisations such as the Green Centre in Brighton or the Moulsecoomb Forest Garden and Wildlife Project.

Volunteering gives you valuable experience and a different way of learning.

Working while you study

Visit our webpage to find out more about looking for a part-time job.

Work for the university

A great way to earn money that fits in around your studies is to work for the university. Roles include student helpers, student ambassadors, advisers, residential accommodation advisers and staff and volunteers for Brighton Students’ Union.

Your course team and our careers and employability team will give you their professional advice and support. Visit the website to find out more.

A great way to earn money that fits in around your studies is to work for the university. Roles include student helpers, student ambassadors, advisers, residential accommodation advisers and staff and volunteers for Brighton Students’ Union.

Read more student stories on the Careers Service blog