Careers Blog

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

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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