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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GRADCRACKER – 380 STEM opportunities closing before the end of January

GRADCRACKER advertise graduate and work experience opportunities in STEM  careers and as of today the 18th January 2018 they have 380 opportunities that close before the  31st January 2018. Act quickly so you don’t miss out … Log onto GRADCRACKER to find out more.  https://www.gradcracker.com If you need help with writing a CV or an application…

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Here come the weblinks – a round up of new resources on the Careers pages…

2018 has hit the ground running, as have we. Here’s a round up of the new resources we’ve dug up and added to the spiffy new Careers Service pages for your infotainment. Without further ado… Creative arts and design The ‘Design: 3D, product, interior’ section now links to Designers/Makers, an agency for contemporary design offering business…

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Planet Careers winding down for Christmas? No chance. Here’s a bunch of events happening before 2017 hangs up its boots…

Money management, money for PhDs, a hefty helping of Engineering and Construction and a side order of (s)Law. See what I did there? Arf! That’s our (very) late November/Dec events menu… 24/25 November – National Engineering and Construction Exhibition, Birmingham. YES it’s happening over the next two days and YES it’s in Birmingham BUT this…

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Check out the Careers coffee table for some quality reading matter, including…

…September’s Friday Ads? Nope. Copies of Empire with the good bit torn out? Nope. A hundred consecutive issues of the Daily Express, each with the word ‘Migrant’ in the headline? Nope times infinity plus one! As the new term flood of careers titles abates it’s time to give you a round up of what’s available….

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Here comes everybody…careers events meltdown is coming to YOUR diary this term…

Here’s a little bit of everything coming up in the next six weeks – starting Tuesday! Time to get your networking/jobhunting head on. See our pages on networking and making the most of careers fairs for tips on how to stand out and make an impression. Tuesday 10 October 2017 Ada Lovelace Day Live! is…

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Kickstart your career in the Automotive industry with the Autocar Next Generation Award 2017

Do you come from an engineering, design or marketing background? If so, how would you like to win an incredible six months’ work experience placement with top automotive brands Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, McLaren, Horiba Mira, Nissan and Toyota, as well as a £9000 cash prize? The Next Generation Award offers students the invaluable opportunity…

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Masters and PhD funding – news updates and yr actual dosh…

Another funding update, and this time we’re all about money for postgrad study including research funding. Read on… Closing 14 March (i.e. in about 7 hours at time of writing): Rising Stars 2016-17. Awards of up to £10,000 each are being offered to assist researchers in gaining experience of managing and leading their own research…

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Careers Fairs, Open Days, Research Funding Seminars – all coming up in the next three weeks…

Upcoming events for the remainder of the merry month of March, starting about, oooh…NOWish… 9 March*: Careers in Computing and Media, Cockcroft Hall, Moulsecoomb. Get full details of who’s attending and how to prepare at http://bit.ly/2mJtrcZ *Yes, today, In fact in about three hours at time of writing this. No pressure, then… 13 March: HM…

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Teacher training scholarships, PhD studentships and Post-Doctoral fellowships – ‘ships everywhere!

It’s been a while since we had a grab-the-cash round up, don’t you think? More politely referred to as ‘A summary of scholarships and bursaries’, but in these days of Government-by-Tweet is decorum even a thing? Ugh. Anyway. Onward and rise above… Next round of applications closes 8 February! Are you considering applying for a…

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Writing a CV for a technical post?

      There isn’t a huge difference between CVs for all graduate level posts and CVs for technical jobs in STEM areas, all CVs must be tailored to every job anyway.  The main difference when applying for a STEM post is the  importance of  identifying and portraying your technical abilities and skills alongside your transferable skills and we will look at ways of…

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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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More opportunities for STEM students on Gradcracker

  Gradcracker have notified us of  3 new/returning employers. Bombardier is the world’s leading manufacturer of both planes and trains. They are recruiting students from a range of STEM disciplines for their Graduate Opportunities. Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day….

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Deadlines approaching …

  If you are a STEM student interested in getting a job in Science, Engineering or Technology please be aware that some deadlines are coming up this month. Some are as early as tomorrow, Friday the 6th January so it is time to get cracking. Gradcracker has details of lots of opportunities in STEM. http://www.gradcracker.com/ There…

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What’s on the Careers Service’s coffee table?

Not a stack of year-old copies of Empire, Men’s Health and Heat, that’s f’sure. As the new term flood of careers titles abates it’s time to give you a round up of what’s available. Copies of all are available to browse and/or take away at your campus Careers Centre. If not, let us know and…

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The 2016 Undergraduate of the Year Awards are now open!

TARGETjobs, in collaboration with some of the biggest names in graduate recruitment – E.ON, Deutsche Bank, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, First Names Group, FDM, Gazprom, L’Oréal, Laing O’Rourke, MARS,  Rolls Royce, and ACCA – has launched the 2017 Undergraduate of the Year Awards competition, now in its seventh year to identify outstanding undergraduates from a range of degree…

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Building Towards Your Career – Francesca Loader’s Story

Today marks the start of Tomorrow Engineer’s Week 2016. It’s a week that shines the spotlight on the rewarding career opportunities that exist within engineering. In order to mark the occasion, STEM Sussex has spoken to Francesca Loader. A recent graduate and now working as a civil engineer. What was it like studying Engineering at…

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As if you weren’t busy enough, here’s another deluge of events – starting NOW(ish)!

The ‘busy’ never stops. Check out this not-so-wee selection of must-have recruitment and networking events. It’s enough to startle a slightly damp raccoon… …see, told you. And now read on… 19 October: International Student Career Fair, London. Hosted by Career Interactive. Network with prospective graduate employers. More info and register at http://bit.ly/2eqbmKm. 19 October ongoing: Credit…

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What do STEM graduates do when they leave uni?

It’s that time of year where everyone is getting ready to, or has just graduated. It’s a big world out there for a new graduate armed with a well earned degree qualification, but what to do next? If you are someone who has studied a STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) course, then it is…

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A Call For Volunteers

Student Life has changed in recent years and being a student is now arguably tougher than it has ever been before. With so many more people studying for a degree course, more students and graduates are competing for entry level jobs. This, coupled with escalating university course fees, means that students are looking to get the…

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