Careers Blog

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

EVENT: Career opportunities working in the community, public and not-for-profit sectors Friday 15 February 2019

Are you interested in having a career that makes a difference in society? Come along to this not-to-be-missed opportunity to meet and hear from experienced professionals who work within the community across the public and charity sectors. This event will significantly enhance your understanding of what paid opportunities there are in this diverse field. We’ve…

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The joy of student volunteering and the occasional *hmm* of the charity sector…

Been a while since we’ve had a round-up of think pieces, and also been a while since I posted on here *waves*. Hope this gives you food for thought. Student volunteering: does it make a difference? – (*SPOILER* Yes it does.) Joy Williams, IES research fellow, considers the vast array of reasons and motivations for students…

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Volunteers Needed for RISE Heroes Run – Sunday 13th May

Calling all Super Heroes  – can you lend a hand on Sunday 13th May? RISE is a local charity that works to provide safe refuge and support for women, LGBTQ community, children and young people affected by Domestic Abuse. Volunteers are needed in a variety of roles to help with the Heroes Run on SUNDAY…

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Put your artistic skills and interest in fashion/dress history to good use and add to your CV at the same time…

Creative Artistic Volunteers Wanted! Volunteers will be working with the The Sussex Beacon shops in Brighton to: help design and paint the wall outside the St James Street store (just round the corner from Grand Parade!) and some items at our home store on London Road. The idea we have for St James Street is…

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Visual Merchandiser volunteering opportunity with Cancer Research UK – Brighton based

A fantastic opportunity for our fashion and dress students or anyone with a penchant for the arts or retail! THIS OPPORTUNITY IS NOW CLOSED DUE TO RECRUITMENT TO. The role Creating visually inspiring displays in our windows and in-store in line with CRUK guidelines and policy. Merchandising, displaying and maintaining high standards of presentation in…

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Brighton Marathon charities need you!

Want to spend a day cheering on and supporting the amazing charity runners at the Brighton Marathon? Macmillan Cancer UK needs you and Stroke Association needs you too and so does Battersea Dogs and Cats Home! Brighton Marathon Sunday 9th April 2017 MACMILLAN CANCER UK – CHEERPOINT/MARSHALL VOLUNTEERS Bring your energy and enthusiasm to make…

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Fancy a graduate career in the Charity sector? You have until the 28th to say yes…

Charityworks graduate scheme offers leadership training, professional mentoring *and* a full-time job up to £20k. and it closes 28 February! But don’t listen to my waffle when you can let the infographic do the talking… Better yet, every day until the end of the campaign a member of the Charityworks team will be on Facebook…

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Here comes your Next Big Thing – don’t miss our latest opportunities roundup…

The jobs, grad schemes, competitions, conferences and courses are *still* flowing in bigly – as no-one would like to be overheard saying, I’m sure. Enough of my agenda shoveling (buy me a coffee and I’ll explain that last bit to you. Maybe). Time’s a-wasting… Closing 19 February! Google are offering graduate Sales, Customer Experience and…

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As if you weren’t busy enough, here’s another deluge of events – starting NOW(ish)!

The ‘busy’ never stops. Check out this not-so-wee selection of must-have recruitment and networking events. It’s enough to startle a slightly damp raccoon… …see, told you. And now read on… 19 October: International Student Career Fair, London. Hosted by Career Interactive. Network with prospective graduate employers. More info and register at http://bit.ly/2eqbmKm. 19 October ongoing: Credit…

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Graduate jobs, Part-time jobs, conferences, doctorates and MOOCS – opportunities in all shapes and sizes hot from our inbox…

We has news. LOTS of news. Pull up a chair, you may be here a while… Closing 29 February! Burst Digital are seeking enthusiastic Marketing Graduate(s) to manage and implement their complete marketing plan. The Crawley-based company specialise in Digital Print and Design services. Log in to our Vacancy Service and search vacancy ref. BRI160114/1764704…

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