Careers Blog

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

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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Engineers, IT, Healthcare and Teaching – a round-up of events starting…NOW! (eep)

Autumn is events season. And how. Here’s a sample for your diaries… 26 October and 23 November – IT’s not just for the boys. TARGETjobs has created this employability event where you can find out how to secure a role in the tech industry, fast-track your application and network with other women who have a…

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The joy of student volunteering and the occasional *hmm* of the charity sector…

Been a while since we’ve had a round-up of think pieces, and also been a while since I posted on here *waves*. Hope this gives you food for thought. Student volunteering: does it make a difference? – (*SPOILER* Yes it does.) Joy Williams, IES research fellow, considers the vast array of reasons and motivations for students…

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Planet Careers winding down for Christmas? No chance. Here’s a bunch of events happening before 2017 hangs up its boots…

Money management, money for PhDs, a hefty helping of Engineering and Construction and a side order of (s)Law. See what I did there? Arf! That’s our (very) late November/Dec events menu… 24/25 November – National Engineering and Construction Exhibition, Birmingham. YES it’s happening over the next two days and YES it’s in Birmingham BUT this…

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Aspiring Solicitors Pride Event: Thursday 23 November 2017

            Aspiring Solicitors Pride Event: Thursday 23 November 2017 Aspiring Solicitors is excited to announce our second Annual Pride event focussing on increasing awareness, understanding and confidence for aspiring solicitors in LGBT+ communities. The event will take place on 23rd November 2017 and will be hosted by Reed Smith and…

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Graduate opportunities with BlackRock – where diversity matters

  BlackRock is a global investment firm, trusted to manage assets on behalf of companies, governments, foundations, and millions of individuals saving for retirement, and a better life. It was founded in 1988 by 8 entrepreneurs and it now has 13,000 employees managing 5.7 trillion dollars in assets. I was invited as a member of…

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