Careers Blog

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

Are you a third year Pharmacy student looking for a Summer placement? – we have all you need to know about opportunities in the Thames Valley Region!

  With all this rain and short darker days are you already dreaming of long summer days? Before you head to the travel agents, get yourself some work experience booked in first. It starts here. Make a note in your diary, Summer Student Vacation Placement applications with the Thames Valley region are open as of…

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Latest creative volunteering opportunities – do not miss out!

  Latest creative volunteering opportunities – do not miss out! Culture Shift – Arts Connect Volunteer Arts Connect is a Culture Shift programme of activities designed to support adults with learning disabilities to engage in the arts and develop their talent and interests. The programme has been commissioned by East Sussex County Council’s Adult and…

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Upcoming competition and work/study experience deadlines – because there’s more to employability than just employment…

Employability is all about getting experience, but also it’s about evidencing your skills and abilities. Here’s a few interesting ways to put yourself to the test, get the stamp of approval and get noticed in ways that are CV Gold… Closing 20 November: Shell Springboard is now open for applications from the UK’s most innovative…

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Want to earn £11/hour? Passionate about Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths?

STEM Sussex is looking for a STEM Deliverer (£11.10 per hour) and an Assistant STEM Deliverer (£8.50 per hour). STEM Sussex is an outreach department based at the University of Brighton which in partnership with business and industry inspire young people to consider a careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). They provide information,…

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Pharmacy 3rd years – Pre-reg training application season has begun

Our first announcement of pre-reg positions started this week. The application to register a pre-registration trainee of the Pharmaceutical Society NI 2016-17 is now available. The application form can be downloaded from the Pre-registration Section of their website using the following link http://www.psni.org.uk/pre-registration/applying-to-register-as-trainee-of-the-society/ To help you make the most of your application they have written…

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Part time Campus job of the week – Apply by Friday!!

Looking for work at the university? Good on the phone? We have the job for you. University of Brighton: Telephone Interviewer Salary: £8.59 per hour Location: Moulsecoomb campus Closing Date: 16.10.2015 – THIS FRIDAY!! The Careers Service (part of Student Services) is recruiting a team of approx. 25 students and graduates of the University of…

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Are you a coder? Share your skills with Code Club volunteering

  Coding genius or a beginner coder? Code Club is looking for volunteers to spend at least 2 school terms delivering the Code Club curriculum at local schools, libraries and community centres. Sessions happen once a week during term time and last one hour. Clubs are usually for between 10 – 20 children and are a fun…

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Latest arts and humanities volunteering opportunities

  Schools Learning & Engagement Volunteer – Brighton Museum The Royal Pavilion & Museum encompasses 5 sites across Brighton & Hove: The Royal Pavilion, Preston Manor, Brighton Museum & Art Gallery, Hove Museum & Art Gallery and Booth Museum of Natural History. We are currently looking for capable, reliable and conscientious volunteers to assist with…

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Want to work for your University? Here’s an example.

Name: Bernardo Sebastião From: Santarém, Portugal Course: BEng Hons Automotive Engineering Year: 1st       What do you do as a Student Ambassador? It varies, for example, at the International Orientation Programme I was a group leader helping new students to settle in, while during Welcoming Week I helped with enrolments. Being a Student Ambassador…

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How can I think more creatively?

Creative thinking is a skill which we can all develop (Dyer et al., 2011). Consider it a muscle which we can flex. It is a process fuelled by conscious and unconscious insight: of generating ideas, concepts and associations (Serrat, 2009), and an ability to make connections between seemingly unrelated things – like a subconscious game…

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