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

Kickstart your career in the Automotive industry with the Autocar Next Generation Award 2017

Do you come from an engineering, design or marketing background? If so, how would you like to win an incredible six months’ work experience placement with top automotive brands Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, McLaren, Horiba Mira, Nissan and Toyota, as well as a £9000 cash prize? The Next Generation Award offers students the invaluable opportunity…

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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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Closing 30 January! 12 chances to be a TargetJobs Undergraduate of the Year…

There’s just about time enough to get your application in for this year’s competition. Think it’s out of your league? Pish! Just check out 2016’s University of Brighton Engineering Undergraduate of the Year, Scott Dalton. Not bad, eh? Now read on… 12 awards, from 12 employers, for 11 students to become the Undergraduate of the…

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Artist or Coder? Or a bit of both? Thinking of a career in the Games Industry?

…in that case Grads in Games may have something for you, namely *drum roll*… Over to GinG for more info… “Grads in Games run two exciting competitions for students who are aspiring to enter the gaming industry. Entrants pick a speciality from code, character art, environmental art, animation, and new this year – VFX, and…

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Banking, Gaming, BBC, Writing, Publishing, Internships and more – another selection box of employability gold…

Still no sign of the Christmas slowdown we’re always expecting. Here’s a round up of fantastic opportunities to get your networking on and boost your employability. Even better, you can put a couple of these aside as an excuse to sneak away from the fag end of the family festivities with their sugar-rushing tantrum kids,…

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Future Legal Mind 2017 offers students a major career boost and cash prizes

The third annual Future Legal Mind award launches this week, offering UK law undergraduates the chance to win a valuable work placement and cash prizes totalling over £7,000. The prestigious award, in association with industry publication Lawyer 2B, offers the country’s brightest legal minds a leg up into a much sought after profession. Last year’s…

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Why is the online jobsearch and application experience so frustrating? Tell Entrypark all about it and win a trip to Stockholm!

Over to Greg and the good people at Entrypark to tell you more… As a student, you are probably thinking almost constantly about your next steps after university. Today we’re conditioned to do online research, whether it’s your next big purchase like a smart phone or a tablet, or just picking a restaurant for yourself…

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Automotive, green, advertising, copywriting, radio, visual impairment, undergraduate of the year – the news comes in all shapes and sizes…

So the rain’s stopped and you’re heading out to the beach to soak up some rays? All well and good, but pencil in some time to take advantage of these choice happenings… Closing 8 July! Jaguar Land Rover/M&C Saatchi extend an invitation to you to participate in the Developer Challenge, 22-24 July at Coventry Transport…

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Graduate Art Prize – £1000

Founded in 2013, the Graduate Art Prize was set up with the direct aim of introducing young artists directly to the corporate art market, providing another means of supporting them and helping get their careers off the ground, away from the traditional gallery route. The award was first set up by art consultants ARTIQ, together…

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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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