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

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Graduating in 2021? 28 June – 2 July is Graduate Futures Week

Join us for a week-long event starting on 28 June packed with webinars, key resources and one-to-one support from our Careers Development Advisers.

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My Time At Brighton

Leah Brown studied on our Health Studies BSc(Hons) top-up degree. She tells us a bit about her time at Brighton and what she has been up to since she graduated. “I chose the University of Brighton as it was one of the few Universities that offered the top-up degree course. The fact that it was…

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Job Searching and Applications: Are you Ready?

We hoped you enjoyed Brighton Works Week.  A week full of events, webinars and Q&As with our specialist careers staff and employers. All sharing advice and ideas of how to be more employable, make great applications and enter the world of work. With my colleague Liz Vassilakes, our events officer we ran a session: Job Searching…

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Step-Up: A new paid internship for final-year students and recent graduates

Step-Up is an exciting new paid internship and skills training programme for current final-year students and recent graduates from the University of Brighton and University of Sussex.

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Advice from Coca-Cola European Partners on job searching during COVID-19

The University of the West of England’s GradLink organisation held an interview with the Bulgarian Talent Acquisition team from Coca-Cola European Partners plc to discuss graduate job recruitment in the ongoing pandemic. They covered a range of areas giving advice to students on how to become the ideal candidate. Networking It isn’t about how many…

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Are you waiting to hear back about your Training Contract and Vacation scheme application? Time to think about the next stage….assessment centres and interviews

Many of you will be waiting for news on the vacation scheme/training contract applications you submitted a couple of weeks ago, so now is a good time to look at the next stage – assessment centre and interview preparation. Law Careers.net are a great place to find all you need to know about a career…

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Get help with psychometric tests with free online testing for all students and with help from the Pi Shop!

With increasing use of psychometric tests within both placements and graduate recruitment, the Careers Service have invested in an online resource to help our students prepare for this part of the recruitment process. Practice, practice, practice is the key. Research shows that this can increase performance by up to 10%. Graduates First gives you access…

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Free psychometric tests online for UoB students

Final year and placements application prep with Graduates First     With increasing use of psychometric tests within both placements and graduate recruitment, the Careers Service have invested in an online resource to help our students prepare for this part of the recruitment process. Practice, practice, practice is the key. Research shows that this can…

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Did you know the Careers Service are always here to support you?

I may have just seen my last student of the academic year before a month off during summer but did you know that the Careers Service are here to support you all year round. We always have staff here throughout summer and term time holidays, apart from over the christmas break. So if you have…

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