Careers Blog

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

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Grads in Games Events

The Grads in Games Student Conference – This free conference is open to anybody and will be an opportunity to hear from professionals from games studios such as Rockstar, Mediatonic, Epic and Cloud Imperium. Including in-depth discussion on what first roles are really like, how future game technology will influence the skills you need,…

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Ecology Careers event

Are you interested in a career in ecology?
In May 2021 we will be running two days of ecology inspiration and guidance to help you on your way. 

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Save the date: 1-5 March is Be More Skilled Week

Employers are asking for transferable skills, and recruiters always want to know about more than just your qualifications. How will you tell them what they want to hear?   Be ready, be more skilled. This week is here to help you to identify, develop and communicate your skills to employers. Visit the Be More Skilled page for further details. Book your…

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15-19 February: Join us for Further Study Week

Exploring your postgraduate options can be tricky, so we have organised a range of webinars and virtual open days for you. They feature practical support, advice, and your questions answered regarding your postgraduate options by both careers and academic experts in postgraduate study. For more details visit our webpage. Book your places now for the following…

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STEM Placements CORE Workshop Series

The STEM Placements Team have devised a Pilot workshop series for February with the aim to repeat these regularly. This is for any student looking to obtain a STEM Year in Industry either in their second year or in their first year (if they want to make an early start). The STEM team support students…

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SASS: Your Future employability event on Wednesday 17th February 2021

The School of Applied Social Science cordially invites you to the second annual SASS: Your Future employability event on Wednesday 17th February 2021 from 9am to 1pm. The event will feature talks from local professionals from the NHS, Sussex Police, KSS CRC Probation Services, the Institute of Development Studies, Active Student Volunteering, and Aviatrix Strategy…

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Brighton Bar Society: CV and Cover Letters Talk

One of our newest student societies is hosting a careers event this week. Join the Brighton Bar Society on Tuesday February 9th at 12:00 for a practical applications talk on law CVs and cover letters. Law students, if you are thinking about applying to placement schemes, jobs, vacation schemes, mini pupillages, pupillage, or postgraduate courses this…

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beepurple FOUNDER STORIES series: pandemic-proof startups

Ignite your entrepreneurial creativity with beepurple’s first founder story panel of 2021 – pandemic-proof startups beepurple FOUNDER STORIES series Wednesday, 10 February 2021, 5:30pm – 7:30pm, Zoom To kick off the new season, we have invited three Sussex-based entrepreneurs from the food and drink industry who have all had to redefine their businesses and pivot in…

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beepurple is back

beepurple is back! Ignite your creativity in 2021 with our fresh training line-up Hello! We trust you are all well and navigating this really tough period. We hope we can help support and champion your talent and help you spot opportunities during this disruptive time. Whether you are a student or graduate with a startup idea, taking…

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Siemens Kick Off Gradcracker Webinars for 2021

Gradcracker is an essential source of vacancies for ALL STEM disciplines and every Thursday they host a live webinar with a STEM employer. The employers talk about their company, what they do, and what opportunities they have for both placements and graduate jobs. Employers have mentioned that if you watch the Gradcracker webinar they it…

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