Careers Blog

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

Student/graduate with a disability? What can EmployAbility offer you? Well…

EmployAbility work with disabled university students and graduates to ease the transition from education into employment. Their highly skilled team can offer free support, advice and guidance throughout the entire recruitment process and beyond. All fine and dandy but what exactly are they offering jobwise? Well, since you asked… Summer internships Finance and investment banking…

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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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Good Advices Part Three: Acing interviews and assessment centres

So, your job application was a wow – of course it was, because you read our post on Nailing CVs and application forms, didn’t you? Next thing you know they’re inviting you for an interview (EEEP!) or an assessment centre (EEEEEEEEEEP!!) …oh no, no you don’t. There’ll be no EEEEP! of any duration here. Because…

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The 2016 Undergraduate of the Year Awards are now open!

TARGETjobs, in collaboration with some of the biggest names in graduate recruitment – E.ON, Deutsche Bank, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, First Names Group, FDM, Gazprom, L’Oréal, Laing O’Rourke, MARS,  Rolls Royce, and ACCA – has launched the 2017 Undergraduate of the Year Awards competition, now in its seventh year to identify outstanding undergraduates from a range of degree…

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Competitions, internships, research and MOOCs – it’s all (still) going on.

Another round up of opportunities to level-up your employability, career nerds! Closing 13 November! Deutsche Bank Internship Programme has roles available in: Asset Management, Corporate & Investment Banking: Corporate Finance, Corporate & Investment Banking: Global Transaction Banking, Finance, Global Markets, Group Audit, Human Resources, Regulation, Compliance & Anti-Financial Crime, Risk, Technology and also (closing 31…

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Work experience, competitions, business support and more – it’s all about The Employability…

Internships, competitions, awards, placements, business set up for international graduates, psychometric test trials, *more* competitions… no rest for the wicked, or indeed your spotlessly virtuous selves *ahem*.   10 November: Change 100 Webinar! Paid internships for disabled students & graduates. Change100 is a three-month summer internship incorporating a paid full-time role with a prestigious employer…

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Recruitment and networking events for Banking, Engineering and Creative – and all in November!

Ugh…Networking. Does it sound like hell to you too? Are you usually the guy below with the bottle in his face clearly wishing he was anywhere else? Who can blame you?… See below for some refreshing alternatives to this dreariness, all happening in the merry month of November. You’re welcome… 1 November: The Deutsche Bank…

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As if you weren’t busy enough, here’s another deluge of events – starting NOW(ish)!

The ‘busy’ never stops. Check out this not-so-wee selection of must-have recruitment and networking events. It’s enough to startle a slightly damp raccoon… …see, told you. And now read on… 19 October: International Student Career Fair, London. Hosted by Career Interactive. Network with prospective graduate employers. More info and register at http://bit.ly/2eqbmKm. 19 October ongoing: Credit…

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Good Advices Part One – JOBsearch is nothing without REsearch…

Welcome to part one of a series on finding employers, finding vacancies, applications, interviews…and landing the job you want*. *that last part’s pretty much down to you, but we’ll pitch in with stages 1 – 4 and hopefully make stage 5 a foregone conclusion. Enough smartalec-ism, let’s get started. “So what attracts you to a…

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Clear your diaries – EVERYTHING is happening in October/November/December.

Graduate recruitment fairs, postgraduate study and funding fairs, on-campus media training, US summer camp jobs, teaching opportunities in Leicester (someone has to *tee hee*), Chemistry, Law, Health and Brexit – it’s ALL going on…and you should be there… 4 October onwards: Company Secretary insight days. Take a look behind the scenes at the various responsibilities…

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