Careers Blog

The latest events, opportunities and news from the Careers team at the University of Brighton

Looking for a Study Buddy to get you through the exams?

No doubt you’re studying hard at the moment. Whether you’re finding it easy or challenging, Thales has come up with some ideas that can help. They’ve developed an online resource with cheat sheets, study timer and plenty of helpful suggestions for work and downtime. Visit their new Study Buddy. You will find useful tools for…

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Hidden in the Lanes … Global Travel Tech Careers

Unknown to most people in Brighton, Black Lion Street is home to a modest technological based Travel company with global ambitions. Working hard over the past thirteen years, HolidayTaxis boasts partnerships with some of the largest players in the global travel market. British Airways, EasyJet, TUI and Thomas Cook are to name but a few….

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Super Supply – Top Tips for success

Are you training to be a teacher? This free workshop may be for you…   “Super Supply – Top Tips for success” ran and written by Gary Toward and Chris Henley the authors of  The Art of Being a Brilliant Teacher and The Art of Being a Brilliant NQT. As the UK’s leading education recruiter HAYS are…

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Inspired by your favourite teacher? Want to stay in Brighton after your degree?

Vicki May from our School of Education guest blogs today, giving us some useful info about teacher training, bursaries and employability with the University. Vicki’s advice will help you on your way to do something exciting straight after graduation and hang on in lovely Brighton a bit longer. After all, it’s the best place to be, isn’t it? You’re…

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Think you’ll walk in to a Computing or Media job? This post will blow your mind!

So you assume that getting a decent job involves passing your degree and firing off a few applications? Sadly that’s not the case. Statistics show that Computing and Media are two industries where you need to work at it a bit more. There are loads of fantastic employers out there who want to recruit Brighton grads (see for…

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Gaps on your CV: Advice for Sight-Impaired Students

 Guest blogger Jessica Luke from Blind in Business shares 10 tops on boosting your CV … It can be tricky to find accessible work experience or internship opportunities when you can’t see well. I work for the charity Blind in Business, which helps visually impaired graduates to get into work. We support talented sight impaired students, with strong academic records, but…

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Landing your first job as a qualified teacher

Guest blogger Mark Attwell from Future Education shares advice to get you ahead when applying for your first teaching post…   Whether you’re in the final year of your BA, or you’ve just started the PGCE, the daunting task of finding your first job, will come around very quickly. This blog contains useful information which will help you…

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Want to get yourself a placement in 2016?

Thinking about placements? Want to know more?  You can’t afford to miss the placements event of the year!  Placements Fair:     12 to 3pm, 19 November 2015 Cockcroft Hall This year’s placements fair for Computing, Engineering, Maths and Business School students will be a fantastic opportunity for you to meet employers who are currently recruiting for sandwich-year…

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What it’s like to work in digital publishing in Brighton and New York?

      Are you interested in the Brighton’s digital scene, the digital publishing industry and what that involves? Don’t miss Semantico’s open studio on Thursday, 3rd September at 10.30 am. Join them for drinks and pastries and get to know the Semantico team. There will be a unique demo of what Semantico do, their products and recent developments. Semantico is an…

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Supercharge your CV with a job at the Uni

Have you got admin and events experience? Do you know how it feels to be new in town?  Apply for these 2 temporary Orientation Assistant posts to boost your CV and get the chance to help prepare for our new international students and welcome them on their first week in the UK. This is a brilliant chance to develop your skills and…

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