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

What Vasilis learnt from his internship ( part 2 ) ….

MSc Business Management graduate Vasilis Gkogkidis did an internship with Gamification+, which lead to full time graduate employment. Here he is sharing his experience of how to make the most of an internship.   Find something that you are interested in! I think that most people know what they want to do more or less….

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Why an internship is a good idea and other advice (part 1)

Find out how MSc Business management graduate Vasilis Gkogkidis gained invaluable experience through an internship with Gamification+. Purpose of this article My name is Vasilis Gkogkidis (good luck pronouncing that) and I am a gamification designer, speaker and trainer. I graduated from the University of Brighton on February 9 and since June 2016 I have been…

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What are THEY saying about YOU? – a wee round up of graduate labour market news and views

Time for another round-up of sweeping generalisations/OMG the sky is falling/happy clappy career opportunity type stories from the world of constructing shaky arguments for a living. And also some interesting points here and there. You’re welcome… More than half of graduate employers struggled to fill roles last year – one to think about when someone…

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2017 hits the ground running with jobs, internships, postgrad study and then some…

2017 is upon us like an unexpected shower *ahem* …moving on, let’s talk serious jobs, internships, study opportunities, competitions and more. You’re welcome… Wanted ASAP! LPC Graduate to work at Brighton solicitors, Burt Brill and Cardens. The position is the Assistant to the Commercial Property Partner. They are (quote): “…looking for an enthusiastic, positive person…

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1 February 2017 – Get your first job in TV

  If you are interested in a career in TV as an Engineer, Designer, Producer, Director or Programmer amongst many other opportunities make sure you get the date and details of this upcoming careers fair in your diary; When and Where? Wednesday 1 February 2017 10:00 – 19:00 Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London,…

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Kick start your career in finance

  Join the Holt valuation challenge for the chance to earn interviews with Credit Suisse Holt and affiliates.   Open to students who are interested in economics, corporate strategy and financial analysis, the Credit Suisse HOLT sponsored competition, offers students the unique opportunity to demonstrate their skills, present to leading global financial experts and get…

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A unique career adventure awaits with Blind Applying!

Fancy working for an unknown employer in an unknown location? Sounds like one of those ‘watch out for job scams’ posts, yes? Far from it, this is an exciting concept and it could be the making of your summer in 2017. Over to the good people at Entrypark for more on this unique opportunity… October…

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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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Work experience, competitions, business support and more – it’s all about The Employability…

Internships, competitions, awards, placements, business set up for international graduates, psychometric test trials, *more* competitions… no rest for the wicked, or indeed your spotlessly virtuous selves *ahem*.   10 November: Change 100 Webinar! Paid internships for disabled students & graduates. Change100 is a three-month summer internship incorporating a paid full-time role with a prestigious employer…

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Music industry jobs and careers advice

    Want a career in the music industry? Then check out The Big Music Project .  Although some of their services are only open to 14-25 year olds anyone can benefit from their industry insights, top tips and brilliant careers advice. They have a job search board and opportunities to get involved. Under projects…

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