Careers Blog

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

More pre-reg pharmacy opportunities coming your way

Here is our most recent opportunity but keep an eye out as there are more to come. Upper Beeding pharmacy are looking for a graduate pre-reg for August 2016 start. They have a great relationship with our university having had our alumni work successfully there over the last few years. They currently dispense approx. 3750…

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Are you getting paid the new living wage?

The Government’s National Living Wage was introduced on 1st April. For students and graduates over 25 this means by law you should be being paid at least £7.20 per hour.   For more information about how this might affect you take a look on line – https://www.gov.uk/government/news/new-national-living-wage-to-give-living-standards-boost-to-over-a-million-workers   Do you know your rights as an…

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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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Want to know what it’s like working for *enter company name*? Ask a graduate!

We all know what corporate recruitment literature looks like – a bunch of suits hold iPads and smile into the middle distance, spot the not-at-all-token minority group representative etc etc…There is an antidote to all this nonsense, and it’s such a blindingly good idea even the big firms are on board – talk to the…

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Something holding you back?

Something holding you back? Momentum is an award winning programme run by the University of Brighton supporting black and minority ethnic or disabled students as well as those lacking in confidence. The programme operates at all of the university’s Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings campuses. Eligible students can team up with an experienced professional, to help…

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How much can careers fairs really do for you?

The Universities of Brighton and Sussex are working together to host our big annual careers fair at the Amex stadium in Falmer, but how do you know that this is a good use of your valuable time? The answer is simple: If you’d like to get a graduate job when you finish your course, even if you’re…

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