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

Promoting your work experience – Analytical skills

  Right we are back with the 8th blog in the series of promoting your work experience and identifying your skills.  You should be thinking of how you can evidence skills and show them to a future employer in all kinds of contexts. So by keeping records of these you can address the skills section on…

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Make the most of your summer vacation – “Volunteering while at university could put you ahead of the game after graduation”

“Volunteering while at university could put you ahead of the game after graduation” 7 reasons to volunteer whilst studying:  1) To enrich your degree 2) To gain invaluable work experience 3) It makes you feel good 4) It’s a powerful networking tool 5) It give you sense of purpose 6) You’re making a difference 7) To find opportunities…

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Promoting your work experience – Leadership

   Number 6 in our series of blogs about skills and we turn our attention to leadership. Leadership is a skill often asked for and can be relatively easy to show if you have worked in a management or supervisory role or even through leisure interests, led a sports team for example. Firstly though what springs…

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Volunteer for one of the most respected and prestigious arts & heritage organisations in Brighton. It’ll get you loads of experience & will look amazing on your CV!

Royal Pavilion Estate – Garden Greeter Volunteer We are currently looking for volunteers to join our Garden Greeter team for the Royal Pavilion Estate through the summer season until September 2018. Benefits Volunteer for one of the most respected and prestigious arts and heritage organisations in Brighton and Hove. It’ll bring you loads of skills and…

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Volunteer across the road! ONCA Gallery – Brighton’s environmental arts organisation – has Brighton Festival volunteering on offer

The organisation/project O N C A is an environmental charity, art gallery and co-working space. Through our programme of exhibitions and events we seek to raise awareness of environmental issues and inspire positive action through the arts. The role Assist the Gallery Manager and O N C A team during Brighton Festival by invigilating exhibitions…

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Latest ARTS SECTOR volunteering opportunities info booklet – now includes Brighton Festival roles!

Arts sector volunteering opportunities info booklet – the latest edition: Active Student – Volunteering in ARTS Spring-summer 2018 Ed 3-22c7cs9 How to apply for volunteering Please contact the University of Brighton’s Volunteering Service, quoting the organisation’s name, the role title and your campus: volunteering@brighton.ac.uk 01273 644145 www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/volunteering

NEW! Costume Production Volunteer, with Beleza School of Samba, for Brighton Pride 2018

Beleza School of Samba is a social enterprise that aims to bring Brazilian samba to Brighton to engage all sections of the community. We have a dance section and a instrument section (the bateria) and we perform at a range of community events across the city. We also parade at Pride and we support a…

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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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Take a look at the latest ARTS SECTOR VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES INFO BOOKLET!

Whether you’re in your last year of university or your first, you can develop your employability skills, add to your CV, and make new connections by volunteering in your local community. – Active Student is the university’s volunteering service. It can provide you with volunteering placements in the local community that are rewarding, safe and…

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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)

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