Careers Blog

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

Graduate jobs, Part-time jobs, conferences, doctorates and MOOCS – opportunities in all shapes and sizes hot from our inbox…

We has news. LOTS of news. Pull up a chair, you may be here a while… Closing 29 February! Burst Digital are seeking enthusiastic Marketing Graduate(s) to manage and implement their complete marketing plan. The Crawley-based company specialise in Digital Print and Design services. Log in to our Vacancy Service and search vacancy ref. BRI160114/1764704…

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Writing Personal Statements – a brief guide

  Whether you are applying for any opportunity be it a course, a job or a place on a graduate scheme sooner or later you will come across the blank white space where it says ‘tell us why you want this opportunity’. Some employers and education providers may break this down into smaller sections which…

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Research, Nursing, Law and BAFTA – a mixed bag of opportunities, events, scholarships from our inbox

A round-up of stuff coming down the pipe during March/April. Check ’em out… 3 March. Research and Innovation Conference, Dublin. Representatives from sectors such as food, pharma, chemical, medical, life sciences, electronic, energy, biotech, Environment, packaging, health, transport, chemical, high tech, ICT and internet. Also a dedicated Jobs and skills expo for those looking to…

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Turning a dream job into reality

Many people talk about their ‘dream’ job and how they would love to do this. All of us have different hopes and aspirations and there may different routes into your chosen area. This blog will help you to identify what your dream job is and what steps can you take to make it happen. Or…

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Critique your own CV

Students and graduates from the university of Brighton, you are always welcome to contact the Careers Service for a review of your CV. However there is a lot you can do yourself to judge if it will meet the standard required and to avoid getting filed into the round filing cabinet also known as ‘The…

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Looking for graduate roles on campus? Why not check out the Student Union

Brighton Students’ Union vacancy – Sustainability Initiatives Co-ordinator 22.5 hours per week 12 months fixed term contract Salary of £22,000 p.a. pro rata Over the last 18 months, Brighton Students’ Union has worked across the university and wider community delivering a range of sustainability engagement projects including our award winning Bike Coop, Food Coop, Green…

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Give our KTP team feedback on job searching and get a chance to win a £30 Amazon voucher

Calling all students and graduates! Are you interested in a job after graduation where you can apply your degree, deliver a high profile project and work for an innovative company? Or have you already found the career for you?   Either way, we would like your feedback! Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) have been placing graduates with…

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Brandwatch is recruiting.

What do they do? Their top 3 tips? What do they look for when recruiting? Carry on reading. What do they do? Brandwatch is a technology company that develops smart software to harvest data from social media, enabling their clients to make informed decisions. Brandwatch has over 300 people from more than 30 nations based…

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Want to earn £11/hour? Passionate about Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths?

STEM Sussex is looking for a STEM Deliverer (£11.10 per hour) and an Assistant STEM Deliverer (£8.50 per hour). STEM Sussex is an outreach department based at the University of Brighton which in partnership with business and industry inspire young people to consider a careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). They provide information,…

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Want to work for your University? Here’s an example.

Name: Bernardo Sebastião From: Santarém, Portugal Course: BEng Hons Automotive Engineering Year: 1st       What do you do as a Student Ambassador? It varies, for example, at the International Orientation Programme I was a group leader helping new students to settle in, while during Welcoming Week I helped with enrolments. Being a Student Ambassador…

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