Careers Blog

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

Queenwood Library – Careers Service “drop in” clinic ……14th January 2016

During 2016, representatives from the UoB Careers Service will be offering a series of “drop in” style sessions in Queenwood library on the Eastbourne Campus. These are ideal if you need to speak to a member of staff perhaps about your future career, employability or even just a quick CV check. We will be at…

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Thinking of teaching? Train to Teach event in St Leonards-on-Sea on 27 January 2016

 Did you know that you can now train ‘on the job’ in school or at a university?   If you are interested in teaching as a career, then this event is for you! When?     Wednesday, 27 January 2016 from 5 – 8 pm Where?   The St Leonard’s Academy, Edinburgh Road,  St Leonard’s on Sea, East Sussex TN38…

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Looking for graduate roles on campus? Why not check out the Student Union

Brighton Students’ Union vacancy – Sustainability Initiatives Co-ordinator 22.5 hours per week 12 months fixed term contract Salary of £22,000 p.a. pro rata Over the last 18 months, Brighton Students’ Union has worked across the university and wider community delivering a range of sustainability engagement projects including our award winning Bike Coop, Food Coop, Green…

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Want to know what it’s like working for *enter company name*? Ask a graduate!

We all know what corporate recruitment literature looks like – a bunch of suits hold iPads and smile into the middle distance, spot the not-at-all-token minority group representative etc etc…There is an antidote to all this nonsense, and it’s such a blindingly good idea even the big firms are on board – talk to the…

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Are you a third year Pharmacy student looking for a Summer placement? – we have all you need to know about opportunities in the Thames Valley Region!

  With all this rain and short darker days are you already dreaming of long summer days? Before you head to the travel agents, get yourself some work experience booked in first. It starts here. Make a note in your diary, Summer Student Vacation Placement applications with the Thames Valley region are open as of…

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Want to get your careers news direct from the source?

Here’s a few tips on favourite newsletters/lists we’re subscribed to. Why not get y’self signed up and cut out the middle man *neglected sob*? Knowledge Transfer Network’s newsletter for the Creative, Digital and Design Community is a great source of industry news, events, networking and funding opportunities and more. Sign up for this and many…

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Upcoming competition and work/study experience deadlines – because there’s more to employability than just employment…

Employability is all about getting experience, but also it’s about evidencing your skills and abilities. Here’s a few interesting ways to put yourself to the test, get the stamp of approval and get noticed in ways that are CV Gold… Closing 20 November: Shell Springboard is now open for applications from the UK’s most innovative…

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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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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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