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It’s National Careers Week!

March 4 – 8 is National Careers Week. Employment experts from outside of the university, along with your own Careers and Employability team have organised a week of remote and in-person webinars, talks, and workshops to help boost your employability, no matter what stage of study you are at.

These sessions genuinely can make the difference between getting the job or not, and standing out amongst other applicants. As such, we encourage all students, if you are available, to attend at least one session during the week. Information on sessions, who is delivering them, and how they will help you below.

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Want to get a placement year, summer internship for Summer 2024, or meet employers and network?

In the morning (10am – 1pm) Three workshops on topics such as digital networking and LinkedIn and Interviews and Assessment Centres as well as informative sessions from the Placements and Internships Team about making successful applications. In the afternoon (1-3pm) Placements & Internships Fair which will have employers from Business, Law, and STEM sectors advertising…

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Built Environment and Civil Engineering Careers Fair 2024

Come along to the Built Environment and Civil Engineering careers fair to connect with employers in these industries who are looking to hire University of Brighton students and graduates.

This event brings together recruiters from various organisations, and gives an opportunity for you to meet with potential employers on campus


Are you keen to get a placement year, summer internship, or just to meet employers and network?

Are you keen to get a placement year, summer internship, or just to meet employers and network?

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Universities of Brighton and Sussex: Careers Fair 2023

**Due to the expected popularity of the event, attendees are asked to prebook their free space.** You are invited to the Universities of Brighton and Suseex jointly held annual Careers Fair 2023 at the Amex Stadium.

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Brighton Works Week 2023: careers and employability

A week of activities and events focused on boosting your employability, no matter what year of study you are in, or what you are studying. Search and book any and all events today on Careers Connect.

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Graduate Aspiration Programme (GAP) Mentoring from the Civil Service

GAP is an amazing one-to-one mentoring opportunity which matches university students, from low socio-economic backgrounds, with a mentor from the Civil Service who has expertise in a particular professional area. The programme aims to build confidence, and aspiration and support future career choices, as well as enhance communication skills and build new networks.

Gain Invaluable Experience and Empathy Skills as a Student Caregiver

The folks at Kingsway Care have written this guest blog post with help from two students from Brighton and Sussex Medical School. We always promote getting some work experience under your belt before you graduate, so take a look and see whether they could provide the right part-time job for you. 

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Local Jobs Fair. Elm House Atrium. 9 May, 12-3pm – don’t miss out. Come and meet the employers on campus.

Employers are coming to Elm House to offer jobs and other opportunities to University of Brighton students in all years, across all schools and courses..

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Local summer jobs, part-time work, internships, placements, and plenty of other opportunities – come and meet the employers on campus!

Meet LOCAL employers hiring for now, the summer, and next year – best of all, they’re all based in Brighton and East Sussex. From midday in Elm House Atrium on 7 March. See you there!

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Could you apply your Scientific skills to patient care?

Healthcare Scientists work across ~50 different specialisms within the NHS, contributing to 80% of clinical diagnoses. Graduates from Health and Sport Science degrees hold a foundation of knowledge which could be applied to a career in Healthcare Science. Physiological Science includes a variety of specialisms such as: Cardiac, Respiratory, Sleep Science, Vascular, Perfusion, Audiology and…

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Are you graduating with a STEM degree? NHS Scientist Training programme 2023 now open.

If you would like to work in public health the NHS is now advertising for the Scientist Training Programme to begin in 2023 (deadline 23rd January at 4pm). This is a three-year funded programme that involves work based learning in an NHS hospital alongside gaining a master’s degree from an accredited university as you work and gain a salary.

How to snap up a job at Careers in Health. 6 top tips

Your tutor has told you to come to the Careers in Health fair and it’s even in your timetable, but how will you snap the top job at Careers in Health 2022?

Clockwork Talent – Digital Marketing

clockworkTalent is a specialist Digital Marketing recruitment agency local to Brighton. In fact, we recently helped Daisy, a talented University of Brighton student, land herself a part-time marketing job

Applications for Internship Experience UK 2022 are now open!

This year marks the launch of a brand-new Internship Experience UK, redesigned for all – those who did the 2021 experience and for those taking part for the first time. Created to help you explore a new sector and upskill, this is the no.1 virtual internship experience to supercharge your CV ahead of the autumn application season.

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Moving into employment with a disability – we will support you

If you are a student with a disability or long-term health condition, we can help you consider how you can fulfil your career aspirations, with your disability in mind. The Careers and Employability team is here to support you into employment, be it part-time, internship or graduate roles.

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Exhibit at Careers Fair 2022 at the American Express Community Stadium

The Careers and Employability team at the University of Brighton is committed to working in collaboration with employers in the curation and delivery of a wide range of careers and employability events to their students and recent graduates.


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BPEC is a charity which raises awareness and understanding on social justice, peace, sustainable development and environment protection matters. They offer information, education and positive practical solutions to global problems to the community, for example the Refill Brighton + Hove project.  “Our student volunteer, Ayeesha, administered our social media accounts. A large part of her work was to manage communications about the Refill project and create new…

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Cherish: Brighton & Hove City Council Disability Team

Cherish is a service that provides social and leisure opportunities for 16 to 25 year olds with moderate to severe learning disabilities. They offer evening activities during term-time as well as a series of mini-bus based day trips throughout the school holiday periods.  Active Student have worked with the organisation and provided student volunteers to help support…

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Ronald Mcdonald House Charities

Ronald Mcdonald House Charities is a nationwide charity that offers free ‘home away from home’ accommodation for families who have children in hospital. Active Student have led various mural projects with the charity to brighten up the rooms at the Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital.  Jasmine Hind from Ronald McDonald House, serving Royal Alexandra Children’s Hospital and the Trevor Mann Baby Unit, tells us about the help…

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