Careers Blog

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

St. John’s School and College Virtual Career Fair 26 April

St. John’s is a local Brighton employer who are looking for students and graduates. The fair will consist of: A short ‘Who we are’ presentation, detailing how we can grow your career and ‘kickstart’ your graduate journey into the professional world. A few ‘meet and greet’ talks by key colleagues who can discuss their experience…

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Prospects Postgraduate Virtual Fair

Following Prospects’ previous successful online events we’re thrilled to announce our first dedicated postgraduate Study Fair, connecting potential applicants with UK and international postgraduate course providers. The event will take place from 1-4pm on Wed 6 May, with exhibitor booths available to view after the live event has passed. The link to register can be found…

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Get your skates on to enjoy two great careers events on 6th November

On Wednesday 6th November the university are hosting not just One but Two great careers events for students on all courses! In the morning head to the Amex Stadium at Falmer for the opening of our annual Careers Fair  running from 11 am to 3pm. Please note that NO  booking is required for this event….

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What should I be doing – a guide for final year students?

Welcome back to everyone but in this particular blog, a huge welcome goes  to our final year students. Well how did this happen, one minute you are a fresher wondering where everything is and then suddenly boom, the final year looms. It can be a shock to suddenly end up in the final year but…

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School of Environment and Technology Careers Fair – 7th December 2018

The SET Careers fair is on Friday 7th December 2018 in the Cockcroft Gym from 1-3pm and is for all students and recent graduates interested in a career in Built Environment, Civil Engineering, Geography, Environment and Geology. Organisations and employers will be offering graduate jobs, placements and work experience. Recruiting organisations include: Laing O’Rourke, HOP Consulting, Faithful +…

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Top tips for new graduates

  If you have  just graduated  then you may feel euphoric and so you should… getting to the end of  several years of study is worth celebrating. But then back into sharp focus comes the question ‘What  do I do now?’ If you haven’t  got a job as yet then here are some tips to get started with the next…

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Finding the hidden job market

  Many graduate opportunities are advertised through a variety of channels so if you are looking for these make sure you are registered on key websites such as the Careers Service vacancy database, Prospects, Target and others related  to your profession. Make sure you are setting the right preferences for what you want and remember you may need to update these from time to…

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Technology’s largest careers fair for women

     Technology’s largest careers fair for women, Tomorrow’s Tech Leaders Today, returns to London on 31 January 2018 at the spectacular Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane. The free-to-attend event, organised by business-technology magazine Information Age in partnership with YOOX-Net-a-Porter, has grown in reputation as an unparalleled and exclusive opportunity for women to connect with…

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Employer’s top tips from the Careers Fair – Part 5

  Thank goodness its Friday you might think. Well save a bit of studious brain power to check out our top tip of the day before you disappear into weekend mode. Today is our final day to learn from employers about what they are looking for in applications and help you get one step closer…

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Employer’s top tips from the Careers Fair – Part 4

Happy Thursday! I hope you’ve been finding this weeks blogs of interest. For those of you who haven’t seen what I’ve been doing this week, where have you been? Anyway, to get you up to speed, at this years Careers Fair at the Amex stadium at the beginning of November I spent time talking to…

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