Graduating in 2020 in Engineering, Product Design, Computing, Maths or Physics ?

  If you graduate in 2020 then read on… Would you like the opportunity to secure one of four £10,000 scholarship for your final year of studies and a 3-month paid summer work placement at global technology company? Sign up now to attend the Paxton’s Scholarship Open Day on Friday 9th November. The Paxton Scholarship…

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Calling all women looking for opportunities in IT…

IT’s not just for the boys! IT’s not just for the boys! that’s why 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 passion for tech. Build your professional network Boost your CV…

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Closing dates loom…

  If you are thinking of applying for a graduate training schemes or job then don’t’ forget that some of the closing dates are quite early on in the autumn term. Also don’t forget some employers will close schemes earlier than published if they have enough candidates. So if you are interested in this kind…

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Graduate Engineering Engagement Program ( GEEP) launched

In partnership with the Royal Academy of Engineering, SEO London  is proud to present the Graduate Engineering Engagement Program (GEEP). The GEEP aims to increase diversity and inclusion across the engineering profession with an ultimate vision to create an inclusive profession that inspires, attracts and retains people from diverse backgrounds and reflects UK society. For…

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Closing 15 October! Student Recruitment and Outreach Ambassador jobs

Interested in becoming a Student Ambassador? The Student Recruitment and Outreach Team (SRO) run hundreds of events each year including campus visits, subject taster days, summer schools and UCAS Fairs. We are looking for current University of Brighton students to act as positive role models for their subject and university. Pay is £10.01 per hour…

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Part Time Library Jobs are GO! Falmer and St Peters recruiting NOW!

No more teaser trailers – the jobs are here and now… Closing 10 October! FALMER Library are hiring Student Helpers to provide basic advice and support to students in the library and computer rooms and to assist with checking equipment in teaching rooms. Pay is £8.50 per hour. Download the job description at http://bit.ly/2N2ojK2 and get…

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Here come the part time jobs! DOMESTIC CLEANER. £8.75 p/hour.

Part time DOMESTIC CLEANER. £8.75 p/hour. Looking for work alongside your studies? Can you commit to 2 set days per week? (8-12 hours per week) *Weekdays only. No evenings/weekends.  Refreshing Homes offers affordable and ethical home cleaning in Brighton, Hove and surrounding areas. We are a living wage employer not an agency. We are looking…

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Opportunities for STEM students with Gradcracker

 If you are a finalist looking for jobs or a second year looking for a placement then start with Gradcracker. Top STEM employers such as BMW, Mace and Shell have placed their opportunities on the website and Gradcracker already has thousands of brand new placements and graduate opportunities for 2018/19. But  you need to act quickly. Many employers…

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Promoting your work experience – Making things happen

    We are at the end of this current series of blogs and if you have read all nine of them so far then well done.  If you have identified your skills and examined your experience you should have some rich evidence to talk about in your applications and interviews. Even if you have only dipped  in and out…

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Promoting your work experience – Creativity

  We are nearly at the end of the series of 10 blogs on digging deep into your work experience to find good evidence of key skills employers seek. The penultimate one we are looking at is creativity. If you have worked in a setting where you have produced something tangible or helped others produce something and also encouraged their…

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Promoting your work experience – Analytical skills

  Right we are back with the 8th blog in the series of promoting your work experience and identifying your skills.  You should be thinking of how you can evidence skills and show them to a future employer in all kinds of contexts. So by keeping records of these you can address the skills section on…

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Promoting your work experience – Organisation

  If you have been following  the blog posts on ‘Promoting your work experience’ and answering the questions posed then you should be building up some really good personal evidence to put on your CV, an application form or in readiness for  answering questions at an interview  or assessment centre. So far we have covered the following skill areas: Communication…

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Promoting your work experience – Leadership

   Number 6 in our series of blogs about skills and we turn our attention to leadership. Leadership is a skill often asked for and can be relatively easy to show if you have worked in a management or supervisory role or even through leisure interests, led a sports team for example. Firstly though what springs…

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Promoting your work experience – Commercial Awareness

  Welcome back to our series of blogs on promoting your skills gained via work experience. These blogs aren’t  trying to ignore the excellent skills gained on your university course but are designed to try and get you think of other ways in which you are getting skills. Using skills from education and any other experience will enrich your…

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Looking to kick-start your Engineering career? Meet industry-leading employers at NECR18, 20-21 April.

Don’t miss out on your chance to meet leading companies from across the globe that are actively looking to recruiting students and recent graduates into engineering roles. Discover which companies would be a good fit for you, what opportunities they have to offer, and what they are looking for in an ideal applicant. You will…

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Promoting your work experience – Communication

In the second of this series on breaking down key skills and providing evidence of them, we look at communication. On the surface this can look  easy… we all communicate in some way or other. However it is how this skill can be shown to a prospective employer in the application process that concerns us, here in this blog. We are encouraging…

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Daunted by Psychometric/Online Tests? Come along next week and practice with us.

Employability Fortnight #FocusOnYourFuture is well on its way now with many workshops and events still to come. Have you been asked to complete online tests as part of an application? Have you done them and found them hard or complex? Need some help and opportunity to practice? Well the Careers Service are here to help….

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Gaming and Television – What’s the Score?

  Gaming makes up a significant portion of many media industries, including YouTube, Twitch and E-sports, but Gaming formats, are less frequent on Broadcast Television, even with formats alike ‘Dara O Briain’s Go 8 Bit’ (Dave), ‘Videogame Nation’ (Challenge) and ‘Charlie Brooker’s Gameswipe’ (BBC Four), which begs the question, why? In this event, the relationship…

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Finding the hidden job market

  Many graduate opportunities are advertised through a variety of channels so if you are looking for these make sure you are registered on key websites such as the Careers Service vacancy database, Prospects, Target and others related  to your profession. Make sure you are setting the right preferences for what you want and remember you may need to update these from time to…

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It’s deadline day for some opportunities with Gradcracker

  As we reported recently on this very blog, some opportunities are closing today – 31st January 2018 – on the recruitment website Gradcracker. The deadline for applying for some 61 work placements/ internships and 121 graduate opportunities with companies such as Atkins and Dyson  is today. There are still some opportunities on the website and new…

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