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Volunteer at Brighton Festival 2022!

Brighton Festival are looking for reliable and enthusiastic people to help deliver festival events and represent the festival across Brighton, apply now.

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Brighton Works Week 2021: Thursday 28 October is about Arts and Creative

Find out how to break into the Creative industry with UnitedUs or hear from a self-employed artist about how to start out.

Creative Access Wednesday Workshops

Creative Access are a social enterprise, unrivalled in diverse recruitment and inclusion. They work with all under-represented candidates and organisations across the whole creative industry from Theatre and TV to Publishing. Creative Access is largely funded by their employer partners who are committed to improving diversity and inclusion within their organisations, wholeheartedly. All profits go…

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Building resilience and how it can help you thrive

As part of our blog series Brighton Resilience, alumna Tejal Mistry – HOST Finance Lead, Global Finance Business Partner at HSBC – tells us how she has built resilience and gives her take on what can help us through the current challenges On reflection over the last few weeks, I look back at my past…

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Get one-to-one advice on how to produce an outstanding portfolio or improve upon an existing one

Are you an aspiring or practising designer, developer, artist or animator looking to get feedback on your portfolio? Talent Fest 2020: Portfolio Clinic offers a rare opportunity to meet some of Brighton’s top creative agencies and get one-to-one advice on how to create an outstanding portfolio or improve upon an existing one. Plus, we’ll be…

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Wired Sussex Jobs Fair in Brighton

Interested in a career with a digital media company? Then get yourself along to the largest digital, creative, tech Careers Fair in the South East showcasing the best job opportunities and companies from Brighton and beyond. Entrance is free! Whether you’re looking for a job in design, marketing, games, production, virtual reality, web and app…

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Latest arts and heritage volunteering opportunities including Brighton Dome and Festival 2019!

Latest arts and heritage volunteering opportunities including Brighton Dome and Festival 2019! Why volunteer? Is it worth it? The essential way to add to your CV and get work experience related to your degree whilst you are university, before you graduate – think employability skills Boost your confidence Make new friends, meet like-minded others Improve…

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Awards, internships and mentoring – a round-up for international/BAME students and grads…

Awards for international graduates, internships in the Civil Service and creative industries, mentoring for budding PR professionals. It’s all happening… Closing 11 November! Are you an international graduate of a UK university? Apply for the Study UK Alumni Awards! Award winners and finalists are those who have used their experience of studying at a UK university…

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Historical Research Volunteer – a not to be missed opportunity with Brighton Dome (deadline 18 July)

Historical Research Volunteer – Brighton Dome and Festival Role details We are looking for volunteers to help us uncover some of the hidden histories of these iconic buildings through an in-depth research project. Your research will directly contribute to material that appears in the newly re-opened Corn Exchange and Studio theatre and in future exhibitions….

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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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Film & TV Q&A

  12-1pm 14th Feb Grand Parade Room G64           Sam is a Writer and Storyboard Artist specialising in children’s animation. In the industry for over ten years, Sam has worked on a number of leading animated properties such as Tom & Jerry, The Mr. Men Show, Octonauts, and PJ Masks, for…

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*Lucy Choi London* invites you to their Mayfair Boutique

*Girls Talk London *are partnering with luxury high end designer *Lucy Choi London (niece of Jimmy Choo)* as part of our *’I am Mogul Pop-up festival’ * Tickets £15.78. There is a student discount code: *GTLSTUDENT* *Lucy Choi London* invites you to their Mayfair Boutique on *Tuesday 21st November at 6:30pm *to have an exclusive…

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Internships, competitions, TEFL and more – a selection from our summer inbox…

High summer it may be, but some of us are still hard at it. Wish you were too? Here’s a wee handful of opportunities to break a sweat doing something other than hauling cold six-packs and beach barbies back from the supermarket… Closing between NOW (as in Monday 17th) and 2 August: Paid internships for…

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Competitions, awards and grants for emerging creatives…

National Open Art Competition for Students and Graduates NOA is looking for outstanding individuals to have their work included in the 21st National Open Art Exhibition, a group exhibition of the best contemporary British and Irish art of 2017 at Southbank in London. Applications are open to students, graduates and young people aged 15-23 years who work in…

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Come and Meet – 25th May

Want to know what some recent graduates from Pavilion Parade are doing now? Come and meet: Woody Ledeboer, Producer/Director at World Media Rights Stan Portus, MA at Royal College of Art Alice Power, Assistant Curator, Victoria & Albert Museum Dan Simmonds, Student Representative Co-ordinator, Brighton Student Union Hear from recent graduates from History of Art…

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Copywriting: a creative career for graduate writers. Guest blog from Dan Ramirez at Rule of Three.

Continuing our ‘guest blogger’ thread we’re off to Mayfair 2017 by way of 1960s Madison Avenue to get the inside dope on careers in copywriting courtesy of Daniel Ramirez, Creative Director and Senior Copywriter at Rule of Three. Without further ado… Copywriting: a creative career for graduate writers Image: Peggy and Don, copywriters Passionate about…

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1 February 2017 – Get your first job in TV

  If you are interested in a career in TV as an Engineer, Designer, Producer, Director or Programmer amongst many other opportunities make sure you get the date and details of this upcoming careers fair in your diary; When and Where? Wednesday 1 February 2017 10:00 – 19:00 Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London,…

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Competitions, internships, research and MOOCs – it’s all (still) going on.

Another round up of opportunities to level-up your employability, career nerds! Closing 13 November! Deutsche Bank Internship Programme has roles available in: Asset Management, Corporate & Investment Banking: Corporate Finance, Corporate & Investment Banking: Global Transaction Banking, Finance, Global Markets, Group Audit, Human Resources, Regulation, Compliance & Anti-Financial Crime, Risk, Technology and also (closing 31…

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Recruitment and networking events for Banking, Engineering and Creative – and all in November!

Ugh…Networking. Does it sound like hell to you too? Are you usually the guy below with the bottle in his face clearly wishing he was anywhere else? Who can blame you?… See below for some refreshing alternatives to this dreariness, all happening in the merry month of November. You’re welcome… 1 November: The Deutsche Bank…

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Know My Neighbour Week is happening this week

With activities taking place across Brighton and Hove, you can get involved and get to know your neighbours. Active Student, the University’s Volunteering Service for students and staff, and Community Organisers at the Students Union have teamed up to promote and support the Know My Neighbour project. We are passionate about getting to know the people…

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