Careers Blog

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

Summer jobs, summer courses, competitions, creatives, MBAs, digital whizzes, urban development, sustainability and more. It’s all going on…

If it’s Thursday it must be time for a news roundup. Or something. Less quibbling, more opportunity grabbing, say we – read on… Are you looking for temporary work between semesters? Pertemps offer temporary office-based positions, both short and long term, available over the Spring/Summer months. They work with a variety of companies within the…

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Creating ideas for Know My Neighbour Week

Everybody needs good neighbours, right? Did you know: Fewer than a quarter of people in the UK feel a sense of belonging in the community One in 10 have no interaction with neighbours The University and the Students Union are teaming up with some local community organisations to help change this and we want you…

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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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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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Major changes to Postgraduate Masters Loans 2016-17…and other hot funding news!

A wee round up of funding news for you: postgrad study in the UK, study and research in Germany, engineering, teacher training, funding for creative, design and digital SMEs. Read on, starting with the BIG news… The government expanded its Postgraduate Masters Loans programme 2016-17. The age limit for applicants has been raised from 30…

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BHS Graduate Scheme 2016 now open – come along to Eastbourne to find out more!!

The University of Brighton Careers Service is currently working in collaboration with the School of Sport & Service Management and as a result have arranged for a representative from British Home Stores (BHS) to visit our Eastbourne Campus to offer a presentation to students relating to their 2016 Graduate Scheme. If you a Retail Management…

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Make a 20 second vid for the uni and showcase your talent

Showcase your visual talents and spread the cheer… The university’s Alumni team are calling on all creatives to make a 20-second seasonal animation or video for us to circulate to our university community. Why not add something extra to your portfolio and you could win a £250 Amazon voucher! Email alumni@brighton.ac.uk for more information and see terms…

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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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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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