Free Graduate Skills Masterclasses – plus the chance to land yourself a job!

Are you looking for a graduate job? Perhaps you have already graduated, and want to develop yourself professionally. A recent survey of employers (ISE 2018)  found that in the UK, the biggest skill shortfalls relate to commercial awareness, negotiating and resilience. The Careers Service is offering a series of three free Graduate Skills Masterclasses, to…

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Need to spruce up your LinkedIn profile? It’s Lucky 8 Top Tips Time…

As we’re sure you know *hard stare*..our 2019 LinkedIn Profile competition has just launched. See us on Facebook for more info on this. Seems like a good time to roll out some key advice on how to show yourself at your absolute LinkedIn best. Without further ado…   Students and recent graduates are currently LinkedIn’s…

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EVENT: Career opportunities working in the community, public and not-for-profit sectors Friday 15 February 2019

Are you interested in having a career that makes a difference in society? Come along to this not-to-be-missed opportunity to meet and hear from experienced professionals who work within the community across the public and charity sectors. This event will significantly enhance your understanding of what paid opportunities there are in this diverse field. We’ve…

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Applications open NOW for the 2019 Government Communication Service Internship

The GCS Internship is aimed at students from diverse backgrounds in their penultimate or final year of university or completing a degree equivalent. The Government Communication Service (GCS) is the professional body for UK Civil Service communications professionals, delivering cutting edge work for government. We support the government across a huge spectrum of issues that…

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Tom Morrison Essay Prize could bag you £1,000. Interested? Read on…

ICSA – The Governance Institute have a great opportunity for you to flex your intellectual muscles, and bag a sweet cash prize into the bargain. Over to them for the low down… Be in with a chance of winning £1000 by entering our essay competition. Are you a student, recent graduate or governance professional at…

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Words count (and the art of editing)

   We are often asked how long an application should be and what happens if you write too little or perhaps more commonly too much. There are a number of scenarios to cover. The reasons recruiters or admissions tutors ask for a set number of words is often to enable them to get through the volume…

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Build the simulations of the future – join the Software Developers at Pitch Technologies

Graduate with 1-2 years’ industry experience? Pitch Technologies may be your dream date. Read on for more, and/or login to our Jobs and Placements Service and search for their ‘Field Application Engineer’ opportunity – closing 3 March! If you’re on LinkedIn (and if not whyyyy not?? #hardstare) join the UoB Alumni group and get your…

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Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers

The third run of a free online course for research students and early career research staff  entitled Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers is now open for bookings. The MOOC is a collaboration between the University of Glasgow, University of Edinburgh, and University of Sheffield and is available  to students and staff  at any institution worldwide….

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Study China programme now accepting applications for the August 2019 programme

It may not feel like it as we enter freezing January, but summer’s coming and the time is right for sorting out placements, internships, whatever you fancy. Cue our latest guest blog from the Study China team… Are you interested in spending three weeks at a Chinese university? This is an ideal opportunity which is…

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Charleston: Home of the Bloomsbury Group – gallery, garden and learning volunteering opportunities available for application

Charleston: Home of the Bloomsbury Group – gallery, garden and learning volunteering opportunities available for application Charleston is open to the public on Wednesday – Sunday from April until October each year with some special ‘winter’ tours available between November and March. The house and garden are presented to look as they would have done…

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Are you the next Undergraduate of the Year?

The TARGETjobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards is an annual competition aimed at finding the best undergraduates in the UK. Each award is sponsored by a prominent graduate recruiter who provides a fantastic prize for the winner, including a paid internship, trips abroad and other exclusive opportunities. Fourteen categories (no, really) are open for for…

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Competition will give career boost to UK’s brightest Future Legal Mind

Time for a guest post, here comes Future Legal Mind 2019 courtesy of National Accident Helpline. National Accident Helpline aims to help propel the career of the country’s most promising legal talent with exciting new prizes Law students and those starting out in a legal role could win a package of prizes to support their…

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Entry Deadline Extension for £5k Engineering Award!

Students (that’s you – ed.) now have until 14 January to enter their designs for…The deadline for Engineering for Access 2019 has been extended, offering UK engineering undergraduates from any discipline the chance to win £5,000 plus an industry standard prototype of their design. Leading personal injury firm Claims.co.uk, in association with product design experts…

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What do you look for in your chosen career?

Time for a guest blog post, I think. Durham University would like 10 minutes of your time – step this way… What do you look for in your chosen career? This may be the time when you are thinking about your future career. When people think about a career choice, they often consider about how…

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Arts and heritage volunteering oppportunities: latest info booklet – get reading, get applying, get experience

ARTS & HERITAGE volunteering opportunities… A portfolio of amazing arts and heritage sector volunteering opportunities. – Add to your CV, complement your degree, network and get involved with your local community. Active Student helps University of Brighton students and staff to find and apply for local, rewarding, safe and supported volunteering opportunities that will enhance…

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Practice for psychometric tests with upgraded free online tests available to University of Brighton students.

Applying for placements or graduate schemes? Then it won’t be long until you are going to be faced with psychometric testing! Online tests can be a daunting process but evidence shows that practice can increase your success rate by 10%. With this in mind, the university has established a partnership with Graduates First who specialise in practice…

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Introduction to Research Careers – 22 November, 10-11am

If you are interested in research careers and opportunities available at the Brighton-based Institute for Employment Studies, then join us at this session. Emma Pollard, a former BBS student, and her colleagues will talk about routes into research careers alongside their own experiences and will explain what they look for in those who want to…

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From Cambridge to Japan and points between – the scholarships and bursaries keep coming…

Another round of scholarships, bursaries and sundry pots of filthy lucre. Get those applications flying… Closing 5 November. The John Crook Scholarship is a fully-funded scholarship for a second degree at St John’s College, University of Cambridge for students who are the first generation in their families to have gone to University. This opportunity is…

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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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In an ideal world, how would you like to apply for jobs? Potentialpark want to hear your opinion.

Everyone loves a survey, am I right? Okay, maybe not but how about a survey that could potentially impact on the way you negotiate that other Most Favourite Pastime – applying for jobs? This is where the fine folks at Potentialpark come in… Hi! We know that searching for jobs may be easy,but finding the…

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