Careers Blog

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

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 www.change100.co.uk. 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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Employability is about more than your job history – 7 chances to generate some quality CV eye candy…

Training courses, competitions, internships, joining professional societies and publishing in research journals – a sample from our inbox to give your applications and interviews some novel talking points. And there’s lots more where these came from… Applications close 8 December! Are you in interested in all things digital? Do you wish you could be a…

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