Careers Blog

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

Fly high at interview

Once you have applied for a job the next stage could be the offer of an interview. Congratulate yourself  if you get this far as not everyone will. But now you need to really prepare well for the face to face encounter. Take time to think about what you are likely to be asked. Once in the…

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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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Good Advices Part Three: Acing interviews and assessment centres

So, your job application was a wow – of course it was, because you read our post on Nailing CVs and application forms, didn’t you? Next thing you know they’re inviting you for an interview (EEEP!) or an assessment centre (EEEEEEEEEEP!!) …oh no, no you don’t. There’ll be no EEEEP! of any duration here. Because…

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Competitions, internships, research and MOOCs – it’s all (still) going on.

Another round up of opportunities to level-up your employability, career nerds! Closing 13 November! Deutsche Bank Internship Programme has roles available in: Asset Management, Corporate & Investment Banking: Corporate Finance, Corporate & Investment Banking: Global Transaction Banking, Finance, Global Markets, Group Audit, Human Resources, Regulation, Compliance & Anti-Financial Crime, Risk, Technology and also (closing 31…

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Free online courses in CVs , application forms , Interviews and way, way more

By now you’re hopefully feeling chilled out and de-stressed enough to think about what to do the rest of your  vacation or maybe you’re a graduate looking for their next step. Did you know that there are loads of free online courses to help you create the perfect CV? or write the most amazing application…

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Want to know what it’s like working for *enter company name*? Ask a graduate!

We all know what corporate recruitment literature looks like – a bunch of suits hold iPads and smile into the middle distance, spot the not-at-all-token minority group representative etc etc…There is an antidote to all this nonsense, and it’s such a blindingly good idea even the big firms are on board – talk to the…

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