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

Interested in collaborative research with Japanese universities? JSPS may be the answer…

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) has forwarded details of the following research fellowship opportunities. JSPS Pathway to University Positions in Japan Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers The fellowship provides the opportunity for researchers based outside of Japan to conduct collaborative research activities with leading research groups at Japanese Universities and Research Institutions. JSPS…

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Are you The Next Big Startup Thing on the lookout for funding?

Here’s a mini-round up of startup funding competitions happening over the summer… Closing 25 July! OTEC STARTUP COMPETITION (UK) 2015 The Overseas Talent Entrepreneurship Conference (OTEC) is a government-sponsored event in Beijing that aims to connect international entrepreneurs with investment and growth opportunities to help them launch their startups in China. Win up to £120,000 in startup grants and…

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IS IT TIME TO KICK-START YOUR CAREER?

Whether you are a graduate seeking employment or simply searching for a new direction – we can help you kick start your new career. Our successful Transform Your Life graduate employment course is running again on 21–22 September 2015 at our Moulsecoomb Campus in Brighton. Open to all graduates, including 2015 graduates, this free course…

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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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How much can careers fairs really do for you?

The Universities of Brighton and Sussex are working together to host our big annual careers fair at the Amex stadium in Falmer, but how do you know that this is a good use of your valuable time? The answer is simple: If you’d like to get a graduate job when you finish your course, even if you’re…

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Add to your CV over the summer!

Summer in the City via Compfight Staying in Sussex over the summer? Add to your CV by volunteering! Get involved in Brighton, Eastbourne or Hastings and take the opportunity to use your skills, gain some handy new ones and network with others! Active Student sources rewarding, safe and supported volunteering roles for students and staff at…

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1-to-1 Business Support – We’re Here Over The Summer

You’re off on your holidays, and all of the university staff have gone home too, right? Wrong! You’ll be pleased to know that if you have a business idea, or an enterprise you’re currently running, and you’d like some support, then we’re here to help throughout the summer. Primarily, we’re based at Manor House in…

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I’m a graduate… now what?!

  Congratulations… you’ve hopefully just completed one of the best experiences of your life, learnt lots, made friends and it’s almost time to collect your degree – phew! But what’s next for you? You may have found an internship or graduate role, or even decided on further study. But if it feels like everyone around…

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Job Search help at Falmer – June 2015

To ease your transition from student to employee, the Career Development Advisers at Falmer are putting on workshops throughout June to help you hone your job search skills and ensure you write effective applications that get you interviews. Book onto one of the sessions below by emailing Career Development Adviser Zoe Webb: zw12@brighton.ac.uk Mondays in June –…

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You’re the dream employee, but what if your CV says not?…

Okay, so you’ve found your ideal job – the next step is getting it. Give yourself the best chance of success by making sure your CV does you justice and really shows employers what you are capable of. We have plenty of CV advice, tips and resources to support you. Careers offers face to face, telephone…

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