Careers Blog

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

Writing Personal Statements – a brief guide

  Whether you are applying for any opportunity be it a course, a job or a place on a graduate scheme sooner or later you will come across the blank white space where it says ‘tell us why you want this opportunity’. Some employers and education providers may break this down into smaller sections which…

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What’s it like working on a BBC production? Get paid to find out…

is coming to Herstmonceux Castle, Hailsham 11th March …and the BBC are looking for pro-active and hardworking Event Runners to support the production crew from 8am to approx 6pm. You will be offered a casual contract and paid the minimum wage – you must be over 18 to apply and have the legal right to…

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Research, Nursing, Law and BAFTA – a mixed bag of opportunities, events, scholarships from our inbox

A round-up of stuff coming down the pipe during March/April. Check ’em out… 3 March. Research and Innovation Conference, Dublin. Representatives from sectors such as food, pharma, chemical, medical, life sciences, electronic, energy, biotech, Environment, packaging, health, transport, chemical, high tech, ICT and internet. Also a dedicated Jobs and skills expo for those looking to…

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Turning a dream job into reality

Many people talk about their ‘dream’ job and how they would love to do this. All of us have different hopes and aspirations and there may different routes into your chosen area. This blog will help you to identify what your dream job is and what steps can you take to make it happen. Or…

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Critique your own CV

Students and graduates from the university of Brighton, you are always welcome to contact the Careers Service for a review of your CV. However there is a lot you can do yourself to judge if it will meet the standard required and to avoid getting filed into the round filing cabinet also known as ‘The…

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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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Change100 offers paid summer work experience for students with disabilities or long-term health conditions

Do you have a disability or a long term health condition? Are you currently considering what career you’ll go into after you’ve finished university and looking for some paid summer work experience? If you’ve answered yes to these questions you should consider applying to Change100. Change100 is a summer internship programme designed to bring together…

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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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Employability is about more than your job history – 7 chances to generate some quality CV eye candy…

Training courses, competitions, internships, joining professional societies and publishing in research journals – a sample from our inbox to give your applications and interviews some novel talking points. And there’s lots more where these came from… Applications close 8 December! Are you in interested in all things digital? Do you wish you could be a…

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Looking for graduate roles on campus? Why not check out the Student Union

Brighton Students’ Union vacancy – Sustainability Initiatives Co-ordinator 22.5 hours per week 12 months fixed term contract Salary of £22,000 p.a. pro rata Over the last 18 months, Brighton Students’ Union has worked across the university and wider community delivering a range of sustainability engagement projects including our award winning Bike Coop, Food Coop, Green…

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