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ARTS sector volunteering info booklet – take a look at the January 2018 Edition!

ARTS sector volunteering info booklet – take a look at the January 2018 Edition! Active Student – Volunteering in ARTS v. January 2018-14ixso2 How to apply for volunteering Please contact the University of Brighton’s Volunteering Service, quoting the role and your campus: volunteering@brighton.ac.uk 01273 644145 www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/volunteering   (Image courteousy of S. Ken via Compfight)

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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Employers top tips from the Careers Fair – Part 2

Hello, it’s me again with all things applications! If you didn’t make it to our Careers Fair on 8th November, don’t worry, as Employment Advisor at our Moulsecoomb campus I did some homework for you by chatting to our exhibiting employers and am sharing the top tips I’ve gathered from the event this week in…

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Employers top tips from the Careers Fair – Part 1

It is Careers Fair season! Did you get to our Careers Fairs on 8th November? If you did, we hope you got a lot from it and had chance to chat to the employers about what they’re looking for and how you can make your application stand out. As an Employment Adviser, my job is…

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Looking to gain work experience in arts or humanities whilst making a difference in your local community?

The University of Brighton’s Volunteering Service, Active Student, helps support students to find and apply for rewarding, safe and supported volunteering in the local community. Check out a taster of the latest volunteering opportunities in the arts and humanities fields put together especially with City Campus students in mind: ARTS: Active Student – Volunteering in…

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Calling all final year students!!

We want to ensure our final year students know about the main resources available; as a University of Brighton student/graduate you have access to our services for life, this applies to online resources and one to one guidance from a Careers Development Adviser, as and when you need it. We appreciate your final semester is a very busy time, however…

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Chance to win £250 and sharpen up your LinkedIn profile (why wouldn’t you do it?!)

You’re a final year student, you’re thinking about your next steps and that you really need to create or update your LinkedIn profile – but there is always something else more pressing or enticing to do. So, to help you on your journey to career success we’re giving you an extra incentive – the chance to win £250! Our Professional Profile…

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Spring forward to the Spring Graduate Fair in London, 15 March

      Attending a careers fair is a great way to find out who is recruiting, meet employers face to face and get feedback on your CV. Even if you can’t attend in person follow the link below  to see who is attending and therefore recruiting. The Spring Graduate Fair at the University of London, sponsored by…

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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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Gain valuable employability skills with Code Club – chat with them on Monday 21st November

  Coding genius or a beginner coder? Code Club are on campus to talk to you about volunteering with them! Code Club is looking for volunteers to spend at least 1 school term (12 weeks) delivering the Code Club curriculum at local schools, libraries and community centres. Hourly sessions happen once a week during term time. Clubs…

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What’s on the Careers Service’s coffee table?

Not a stack of year-old copies of Empire, Men’s Health and Heat, that’s f’sure. As the new term flood of careers titles abates it’s time to give you a round up of what’s available. Copies of all are available to browse and/or take away at your campus Careers Centre. If not, let us know and…

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Looking for part time work around town? We found some and can help you apply over the summer.

Are you looking for part time work around town over the summer holidays? Local businesses often place adverts in their windows. Don’t just hand over your CV and leave, be prepared to talk to them about their business. Show that you know what they do and are interested. Pick a time when they are not…

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‘Transform Your Life’ – a two-day course to help YOU get a job

Are you a University of Brighton graduate or postgraduate student in need of a little help with your job hunt? Do you need to sharpen your interview skills, boost your confidence or present yourself as a professional? Then the ‘Transform Your Life’ course is for you! For the fifth year running, a team from Student…

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All change for volunteering on the Vacancy and Events Service

The Vacancy and Events Service is all new and improved so we’re hoping that it’s a lot easier to use for finding volunteering roles that you really want to do! Finding voluntary vacancies Here’s the new Search tool, isn’t it pretty 🙂   To look at just local volunteering roles, tick Type of Work as…

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A Call For Volunteers

Student Life has changed in recent years and being a student is now arguably tougher than it has ever been before. With so many more people studying for a degree course, more students and graduates are competing for entry level jobs. This, coupled with escalating university course fees, means that students are looking to get the…

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The Art of CV writing

  At the Careers Service we often speak to students who are apologetic about not yet having created a ‘finished’ CV. It depends what stage you are at in the application process but having an absolute finished article shouldn’t really bother anyone too much until they have an actual job to apply for in front of them. Having said…

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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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Chat to organisations about their volunteering opportunities

We’ve got a very busy February coming up here on the Moulsecoomb campus with Active Student. If you’re interested in volunteering with any of these organisations, come chat to them as they’ll be joining my drop-ins: Macmillan Cancer Support – Brighton Half Marathon Cheerer role, Urology Outreach volunteer role Macmillan will be joining me next…

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Queenwood Library Careers Service “Drop In” sessions – January 26 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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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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