Applications now open for a hugely exciting opportunity for University of Brighton students: Student Research Experience Scheme

Applications now open for a hugely exciting opportunity that enables you to receive hands-on paid research experience on projects covering all disciplines across the University of Brighton landscape – you can start applying today!

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10,000 Interns Foundation

Since its founding in 2020, The 10,000 Interns Foundation (10KIF) has created opportunities that have empowered young individuals to launch their careers, overcome barriers, and achieve their full potential. Black, mixed heritage and disabled students can apply today.

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Local summer jobs, part-time work, internships, placements, and plenty of other opportunities – come and meet the employers on campus!

Meet LOCAL employers hiring for now, the summer, and next year – best of all, they’re all based in Brighton and East Sussex. From midday in Elm House Atrium on 7 March. See you there!

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Funded Graduate Internships

These fantastic paid internships are for University of Brighton recent graduates. Roles are mostly local to the Brighton / southeast, and are paid at £9.50 per hour.

These vacancies are for 2020, 2021, and 2022 graduates only.

The internship scheme is funded by Santander Universities.

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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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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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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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Student/graduate with a disability/health condition? Get paid internships with prestigious employers.

Change100 is a paid internship opportunity with a prestigious employer, and development programme for students or recent graduates with a disability or long-term health condition. Applications are open right now and close on the 25 January 2017. Find out more and apply at Get all the information you need on how to apply, including…

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Banking, Gaming, BBC, Writing, Publishing, Internships and more – another selection box of employability gold…

Still no sign of the Christmas slowdown we’re always expecting. Here’s a round up of fantastic opportunities to get your networking on and boost your employability. Even better, you can put a couple of these aside as an excuse to sneak away from the fag end of the family festivities with their sugar-rushing tantrum kids,…

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Student/graduate with a disability? What can EmployAbility offer you? Well…

EmployAbility work with disabled university students and graduates to ease the transition from education into employment. Their highly skilled team can offer free support, advice and guidance throughout the entire recruitment process and beyond. All fine and dandy but what exactly are they offering jobwise? Well, since you asked… Summer internships Finance and investment banking…

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Summer jobs, summer courses, competitions, creatives, MBAs, digital whizzes, urban development, sustainability and more. It’s all going on…

If it’s Thursday it must be time for a news roundup. Or something. Less quibbling, more opportunity grabbing, say we – read on… Are you looking for temporary work between semesters? Pertemps offer temporary office-based positions, both short and long term, available over the Spring/Summer months. They work with a variety of companies within the…

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Change100 offers paid summer work experience for students with disabilities or long-term health conditions

Do you have a disability or a long term health condition? Are you currently considering what career you’ll go into after you’ve finished university and looking for some paid summer work experience? If you’ve answered yes to these questions you should consider applying to Change100. Change100 is a summer internship programme designed to bring together…

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