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

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Fully Funded 2021 Graduate Internships

These fantastic paid roles are funded by Santander Universities and are for University of Brighton final year students coming up to graduation. Roles are usually local to the Brighton / Sussex / south east area, and are paid at a minimum of £9 per hour. Many of these roles require working remotely. These vacancies are…

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Pandemic-Proof Skills for Your Placement Journey

What are the skills employers are looking for these days and how can you build them?

Applications open NOW for the 2019 Government Communication Service Internship

The GCS Internship is aimed at students from diverse backgrounds in their penultimate or final year of university or completing a degree equivalent. The Government Communication Service (GCS) is the professional body for UK Civil Service communications professionals, delivering cutting edge work for government. We support the government across a huge spectrum of issues that…

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Considering postgraduate study?

This is the time of year when final years are deciding what to do and for many of you postgraduate study is on the list of options. But do think before you pursue this idea… Are you maybe considering postgraduate study because you can’t think of anything else you want to do? Or as a way of staying within…

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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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Closing 24 January! Paid summer work experience with prestigious UK firms for students with disabilities/long term health conditions

Last minute(ish) guest blog from the good folks at Change100. They advise that the big rush of applications happens in the last week so no-one’s missed the boat. Read on and see what’s on offer… Dear student [we do like a blog with manners – ed.] Do you have a disability, learning difficulty, long term…

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Internships, competitions, TEFL and more – a selection from our summer inbox…

High summer it may be, but some of us are still hard at it. Wish you were too? Here’s a wee handful of opportunities to break a sweat doing something other than hauling cold six-packs and beach barbies back from the supermarket… Closing between NOW (as in Monday 17th) and 2 August: Paid internships for…

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Graduate job hunting? It’s all about the work experience. Guest post from Maddy at Creative Process.

It’s guest blogger time again. Over to Maddy Smithers at Creative Process to talk about her experience of jobseeking as a graduate and how internships really do open doors to long term opportunities. My Experience as a Graduate Finding Work I graduated with a 1st Class Degree in History with a Year Abroad in June…

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How to show off your skills and abilities

  ‘Demonstrate your passion, energy, drive and commitment’  ‘ Show how you can stand out from the crowd’.  ‘What are your unique selling points?’   When it comes to job descriptions there are often those requirements that employers ask for.  This can involve some deep breaths and head scratching before thinking what to say in reply. How can you demonstrate such qualities in…

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Boost Your Job Prospects with a Summer Internship – guest post from Inspiring Interns

The vacancies are coming in, and so are your enquiries. What are we talking about? Summer internships, of course. What better time to hand over to our other new BFFs (we’re so popular it’s getting embarrassing) at Inspiring Interns to get the lowdown, hints and tips from their own Beth Leslie… * NB. Not a…

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