Careers Blog

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

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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IT summer placements, grad jobs and more – IT’s Not Just For the Boys is back, and it’s not just for IT, neither!

IT’s Not Just For the Boys is back for the eighth year running! This is a one day exclusive networking and employability skills event aimed at women with a passion and drive for technology. You’ll get the chance to hear from recruiters in uniquely designed sessions on key skills, hints and tips on applications, gain…

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Here come the weblinks – a round up of new resources on the Careers pages…

2018 has hit the ground running, as have we. Here’s a round up of the new resources we’ve dug up and added to the spiffy new Careers Service pages for your infotainment. Without further ado… Creative arts and design The ‘Design: 3D, product, interior’ section now links to Designers/Makers, an agency for contemporary design offering business…

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Technology’s largest careers fair for women

     Technology’s largest careers fair for women, Tomorrow’s Tech Leaders Today, returns to London on 31 January 2018 at the spectacular Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane. The free-to-attend event, organised by business-technology magazine Information Age in partnership with YOOX-Net-a-Porter, has grown in reputation as an unparalleled and exclusive opportunity for women to connect with…

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Check out the Careers coffee table for some quality reading matter, including…

…September’s Friday Ads? Nope. Copies of Empire with the good bit torn out? Nope. A hundred consecutive issues of the Daily Express, each with the word ‘Migrant’ in the headline? Nope times infinity plus one! As the new term flood of careers titles abates it’s time to give you a round up of what’s available….

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Careers Fairs, Open Days, Research Funding Seminars – all coming up in the next three weeks…

Upcoming events for the remainder of the merry month of March, starting about, oooh…NOWish… 9 March*: Careers in Computing and Media, Cockcroft Hall, Moulsecoomb. Get full details of who’s attending and how to prepare at http://bit.ly/2mJtrcZ *Yes, today, In fact in about three hours at time of writing this. No pressure, then… 13 March: HM…

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Here comes your Next Big Thing – don’t miss our latest opportunities roundup…

The jobs, grad schemes, competitions, conferences and courses are *still* flowing in bigly – as no-one would like to be overheard saying, I’m sure. Enough of my agenda shoveling (buy me a coffee and I’ll explain that last bit to you. Maybe). Time’s a-wasting… Closing 19 February! Google are offering graduate Sales, Customer Experience and…

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IT/Maths/Physics finalists and graduates – Lighthouse Systems want you!

We’re all about Brighton’s very own Lighthouse Systems this week, their Software Project Engineer opportunity is our Vacancy of the Week (a great honour, let me tell you). It pays £25,000 per annum and is (quote) ‘an excellent opportunity for high-calibre software development orientated Graduates who are looking to join a Microsoft Gold Partner software…

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Artist or Coder? Or a bit of both? Thinking of a career in the Games Industry?

…in that case Grads in Games may have something for you, namely *drum roll*… Over to GinG for more info… “Grads in Games run two exciting competitions for students who are aspiring to enter the gaming industry. Entrants pick a speciality from code, character art, environmental art, animation, and new this year – VFX, and…

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Tech jobs fair for women, postgrad study fair and a mock deaf assessment centre – the 2017 events season is warming up…

Here’s the first few drops of what promises to be a positive deluge of careers events for 2017…and yes, I *did* get a big new book of cheesy metaphors for Christmas. Thank you for asking… 25 January – Tomorrow’s Tech Leaders Today will bring together the UK’s brightest young female talent (that’s you) with organisations…

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