Careers Blog

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

A Call For Volunteers

Student Life has changed in recent years and being a student is now arguably tougher than it has ever been before. With so many more people studying for a degree course, more students and graduates are competing for entry level jobs. This, coupled with escalating university course fees, means that students are looking to get the…

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Writing Personal Statements – a brief guide

  Whether you are applying for any opportunity be it a course, a job or a place on a graduate scheme sooner or later you will come across the blank white space where it says ‘tell us why you want this opportunity’. Some employers and education providers may break this down into smaller sections which…

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Critique your own CV

Students and graduates from the university of Brighton, you are always welcome to contact the Careers Service for a review of your CV. However there is a lot you can do yourself to judge if it will meet the standard required and to avoid getting filed into the round filing cabinet also known as ‘The…

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Chat to organisations about their volunteering opportunities

We’ve got a very busy February coming up here on the Moulsecoomb campus with Active Student. If you’re interested in volunteering with any of these organisations, come chat to them as they’ll be joining my drop-ins: Macmillan Cancer Support – Brighton Half Marathon Cheerer role, Urology Outreach volunteer role Macmillan will be joining me next…

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Sign Up for beepurple Entrepreneurship Events Now!

    If you’re new to the university, welcome, if you’re returning to university after the summer holiday, welcome back!   beepurple is the University of Brighton’s entrepreneurship programme, which is open to all students, graduates and staff. We provide free enterprise skills development workshops, confidential one-to-one business support sessions, and ideas competitions to help…

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Looking for work in Creative, Digital and IT? Brighton is THE place to be in September…

…because the Brighton Digital Festival is on. As well as events, conferences and entertainment citywide local businesses are throwing open their doors to meet new talent and many are looking to recruit. Everyone from tiny start ups to American Express are in on the game. You should be here. Check out the programme, get some…

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Do you have a good eye for detail and great communication skills?

Elm Grove Primary School in Brighton are looking for two volunteers to help them make their School website stand out! Two volunteers are needed from early September to edit the content of the School’s website. They will be needed to: compare the current website to three best practice examples from other schools Understand the best…

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Interested in working in care? Centra Brighton are having an open day 5th August

The Centra Prime Care Office in Brighton  is hosting an open day on Wednesday 5th August from 10am-4pm.  The open day is an opportunity for anyone looking for information about care in the community or who is interested in a career in care. During the day we will be holding 3 workshops 10am – Moving and Handling…

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