Careers Blog

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

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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How volunteering can help your CV

Did you know that volunteering in the local community is a great way to develop your employability skills for your CV? Here at Active Student, we promote a wide range of volunteering opportunities so you can find something that you’re interested in that’s local to you. There are lots of skills you can develop with…

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