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Careers support for our 2022 graduates

Graduate Futures 2022

If you are graduating in 2022 there are some things that you can be sure of, like the continued support of your Careers and Employability team.

Even after graduation, the Careers and Employability team is here to help you plan your next steps and develop your employability skills. Maybe you’re looking at a change of direction or skilling up for the challenges ahead, as a University of Brighton graduate, you’ll have lifelong access to our support.

The following webinars on 21, 22, 23 June 2022 have been set up for 2022 graduates to help you on your way with support for job searching, interviews and more. Come along, listen to advice and ask your questions. 

Day / date Time Session lead Session (descriptions below)
Tuesday 21 June 10.30am Katherine Job search strategies
Tuesday 21 June 1:00pm Christina Online interview skills
Wednesday 22 June 10.30am Ian Communicating with confidence
Wednesday 22 June 1.00pm Steve Seeking your 1st Graduate job
Thursday 23 June 10.30am Susan De Jesus A confident transition to employment
All sessions are bookable on Careers Connect, head to the events section after logging in

Jobsearch strategies – Looking for employment can be a time-consuming process and takes careful planning and consideration; this session will help identify methods of conducting a successful jobsearch by offering advice on; managing time / setting expectations / remaining positive / goal setting / being productive / hints and tips, etc

Online interview skills – Many interviews are still being conducted online, this session will help you prepare and take on-board considerations including; what to expect on the day / getting the technology right / what to have with you / appearing professional online / body language and much more!

Communicating with confidence – Knowing what to say to employers can be difficult at first and is an aspect many students struggle to feel comfortable with; in this session, we will offer advice on speaking to employers, preparing what you want to say, useful questions to ask them, creating a positive first impression and how to feel more at ease and confident overall.

Seeking your 1st graduate role – This session will help you understand where and how to source opportunities whilst addressing key factors such as; starting salary, job location, working hours, commuting time, role responsibilities, opportunities for progression etc. Additionally, a demonstration of the Careers Service vacancy database (Careers Connect) will be provided to enable you to utilise this resource

A confident transition to employment – The transition from University to employment can be quite a daunting prospect; knowing and being able to use strategies to maintain self-confidence and remain resilient are vitally important at this key stage of your career. This session will outline methods you can adopt to make the transition as seamless as possible.

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Dan Archer • 26/05/2022

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