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

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What’s an Active Student drop-in all about?

Drop-in to what? Active Student work with local community organisations, charities and all parts of the public sector to help you find a volunteering opportunity that’s safe, supported and rewarding. We have an Active Student Volunteering Project Officer (VPO for short) on every campus and we all hold regular drop-ins. What happens at an Active…

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bollywood and summer study in india – imagine that!

Generation UK-India, and 9 Indian Universities are looking to offer study placements for UK students this summer. Students will attend two to three week courses in July and August, giving them the chance to study a range of topics from international relations and gender politics to Bollywood cinema and social entrepreneurship. More Information from the…

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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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The Art of CV writing

  At the Careers Service we often speak to students who are apologetic about not yet having created a ‘finished’ CV. It depends what stage you are at in the application process but having an absolute finished article shouldn’t really bother anyone too much until they have an actual job to apply for in front of them. Having said…

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Holding more than one job offer?

  At the Careers Service we know getting a job can prove tough and we offer help in all kinds of ways. We would always encourage applying  for more than one job at a time, to increase your chances , but at the same time to also keep it to a manageable number.  Some students though can be in the fortunate position of being offered…

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Postgraduate funding for US study

USA Grad School Day When? Thursday 17 March 2016 from 6 – 9 pm Where? This event is kindly hosted by the American School in London Speakers: Fulbright alumni and representatives from the University of South Florida, Kaplan Test Prep and the US-UK Fulbright Commission will be present. Cost: £10* This 3-hour long workshop will…

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Inside Track: Becoming a Curator

2 MAR, 1-2pm, Pavilion Parade Room 102 (City campus). Kathleen Lawther is back to share her experiences and give you a glimpse behind the scenes in museum curation. Kathleen is currently Curator at Littlehampton Museum. This role involves everything from researching and installing exhibitions, designing and delivering children’s workshops to managing the museum’s website and…

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#SVW2016 The benefits of volunteering

It’s Student Volunteering Week this week! This is your chance to find out what volunteering’s all about, straight from the organisations. We have organisations coming on to each campus at lunchtimes this week and we’ve also got our Volunteering Fair this Wednesday afternoon – come chat to organisations at the Fair all about health and…

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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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Creative Skillset…Media Archive Traineeships now open for 2016 applications

If you dream of a career working with film, TV or digital media this opportunity could be for you. Creative Skillset has again partnered with Film London and FOCAL International to give 10 individuals the chance to kick-start their careers – as Media Archive Trainees.The Media Archive Traineeship aims to bring fresh and diverse talent…

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