Careers Blog

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

Promoting your work experience – Problem Solving

Number 3 in our series of blogs is problem solving, we have already covered teamwork and communication so have a look at those if you haven’t already seen them. We are covering some of the key skills that employers look for in applicants and in these blogs we are focusing primarily on skills gained through work experience. Problem solving…

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Royal Pavilion and Museums – recruiting volunteers now for archive digitisation, fashion & textiles and garden greeter roles

Royal Pavilion Archive Digitisation Collections Assistant Volunteer We are currently looking for a capable, reliable and conscientious volunteer to assist with the digitisation of the Conservation archives held in the workshops in the Royal Pavilion. This will involve cataloguing, documentation, digitisation, scanning, transcribing and other related collections work. Time commitment: 1 day per week, Monday…

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Volunteering in HUMANITIES – new Active Student publication for 2017-18!

A taster of humanities related volunteering opportunities. – Add to your CV, complement your degree, network and get involved with your local community. Active Student helps University of Brighton students and staff to find and apply for local, rewarding, safe and supported volunteering opportunities that will enhance your professional and personal development and positively impact…

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Come and Meet – Find Out More THIS THURSDAY

  Hear from 4 graduates from History of Art & Design and Humanities. Ask for tips and advice about moving on. Talk about your ideas and aspirations.       Where? G7, Pavilion Parade When? 5.00pm, 25 May 2017 Who? Woody Ledeboer A former BA(Hons) Humanities: War, Conflict & Modernity student at Brighton, Woody completed…

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Come and Meet – 25th May

Want to know what some recent graduates from Pavilion Parade are doing now? Come and meet: Woody Ledeboer, Producer/Director at World Media Rights Stan Portus, MA at Royal College of Art Alice Power, Assistant Curator, Victoria & Albert Museum Dan Simmonds, Student Representative Co-ordinator, Brighton Student Union Hear from recent graduates from History of Art…

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How to show off your skills and abilities

  ‘Demonstrate your passion, energy, drive and commitment’  ‘ Show how you can stand out from the crowd’.  ‘What are your unique selling points?’   When it comes to job descriptions there are often those requirements that employers ask for.  This can involve some deep breaths and head scratching before thinking what to say in reply. How can you demonstrate such qualities in…

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Teacher training scholarships, PhD studentships and Post-Doctoral fellowships – ‘ships everywhere!

It’s been a while since we had a grab-the-cash round up, don’t you think? More politely referred to as ‘A summary of scholarships and bursaries’, but in these days of Government-by-Tweet is decorum even a thing? Ugh. Anyway. Onward and rise above… Next round of applications closes 8 February! Are you considering applying for a…

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Looking for part time work around town? We found some and can help you apply over the summer.

Are you looking for part time work around town over the summer holidays? Local businesses often place adverts in their windows. Don’t just hand over your CV and leave, be prepared to talk to them about their business. Show that you know what they do and are interested. Pick a time when they are not…

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Looking for a part-time and/or summer job? British Airways i360 recruitment days 7 & 8 June!

The British Airways i360 (aka ‘the big stick on Brighton seafront’ and other names popular locally but not repeatable here *ahem*) is getting ready to open this summer and will have over 100 jobs up for grabs with a mixture of full-time and part-time positions working different shifts, including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays. Here’s…

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More pre-reg pharmacy opportunities coming your way

Here is our most recent opportunity but keep an eye out as there are more to come. Upper Beeding pharmacy are looking for a graduate pre-reg for August 2016 start. They have a great relationship with our university having had our alumni work successfully there over the last few years. They currently dispense approx. 3750…

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