Your work and career
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 your course. And with accredited courses, the option of a professional placement year, and lab experience you’ll have a professional advantage when you graduate.
Read more about how students’ volunteering and placement experiences supported their employability
- Chloe tells her story about the three months she spent volunteering on a game reserve in South Africa.
- Connor’s placement experience at Royal Botanic Gardens in Kew and presenting his research results at Kew’s Student Symposium event.
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.
Working while you study
Visit our web site to read our advice about having a part-time job while you study.
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.