Careers Blog

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

Latest News from Gradcracker for STEM students

   More news from Gradcracker … the end of January signals deadlines for some applications so don’t miss out. New employers offering opportunities are : The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is a cluster of world-class centres for research into advanced manufacturing technologies. They are recruiting students from a range of STEM disciplines for their Graduate…

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Are you ready for a ‘Situational Judgement’ test?

  You may have never come across the term, Situational Judgement before but if you have received an invitation to an Assessment Centre it is highly likely you  will be asked to do a  Situational Judgement test ( SJT) as part of the process.  Employers are increasingly using  these  as another way to test your ability and skills. So…

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Is your CV wafer thin?

 We recently ran a blog post on Unpacking Your Skills. You may have read this and either thought, yes I have most of that and can dig out some great evidence  or you may have thought… ‘yikes what do they mean? ‘  or ‘I don’t have any of that!’ If you are in the latter group…

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Make 2017 better with Change100, Charityworks and the Koreo Prize

You’d be forgiven for regarding 2016 as a year of almost unremitting foulness, mean spiritedness and cruelty – or perhaps you weren’t unfortunate enough to get stuck in a lift with me (so many people to apologise to…). Let’s take a moment to focus on 2017 and opportunities to move on from despair and build…

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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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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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Did you graduate this summer?

If so, we will be contacting you soon for the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey!  Every year the university surveys its recent graduates to find out what they have done approximately six months after leaving, as part of a national survey called Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE). The survey is conducted at…

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Looking for part time work around town? We found some and can help you apply over the summer.

Are you looking for part time work around town over the summer holidays? Local businesses often place adverts in their windows. Don’t just hand over your CV and leave, be prepared to talk to them about their business. Show that you know what they do and are interested. Pick a time when they are not…

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Looking for a part-time and/or summer job? British Airways i360 recruitment days 7 & 8 June!

The British Airways i360 (aka ‘the big stick on Brighton seafront’ and other names popular locally but not repeatable here *ahem*) is getting ready to open this summer and will have over 100 jobs up for grabs with a mixture of full-time and part-time positions working different shifts, including evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays. Here’s…

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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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