Careers Blog

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

Career Planning in the Time of Covid-19

Normally spring is full steam ahead for the final year students. As a Careers Service we would be seeing students and posting blogs about applying for jobs, putting the finishing touches to CVs and preparing for interviews. But these current times as we know aren’t ‘normal’. However, there is still a lot you can do in…

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Polish your CV

  We regularly feature blog posts about CVs – it’s one of the areas we are often asked about. If you are a beginner to the whole area of CV writing then I would advise you firstly go to our university of Brighton Careers Service website for more preliminary help. https://www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/looking-for-a-job/careers-advice/how-to-write-a-cv/index.aspx You can also make…

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Interested in publishing?

  We recently hosted an event at the University of Brighton attended by Creative Access and the Publishers’ Association. For those of you who weren’t able to attend we have been sent a blog which the organisers have kindly put together highlighting key points from the evening. For more information read on…   Brighton rocks…

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Are you waiting to hear back about your Training Contract and Vacation scheme application? Time to think about the next stage….assessment centres and interviews

Many of you will be waiting for news on the vacation scheme/training contract applications you submitted a couple of weeks ago, so now is a good time to look at the next stage – assessment centre and interview preparation. Law Careers.net are a great place to find all you need to know about a career…

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189 deadlines for STEM students on 31st January 2020

We are all probably glad to see the back of January but if you are a STEM student looking for an opportuntity then don’t miss this deadline which is very close. Once these opportunities are gone, they are gone! It’s that simple. So view all urgent deadlines here. Steve Baker via Compfight

Graduate Internship Opportunities

  These fantastic paid roles are for University of Brighton final year students, Masters students and recent graduates. They are part funded by Santander Universities and run as 4 to 8 week internships. The vacancies are paid at a minimum of £9 per hour. Junior Account Executive Apprentice Ilex (Chichester) Ilex Content Strategies is a…

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Make sure your CV gets through the application hurdles

We are now at the stage where many of you are applying for jobs that ask for a CV. It’s really important to recognise that every role you apply for, even if they have the same job title, will differ. No two jobs are the same. So having a ‘cookie-cutter’ approach to writing your CV…

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Don’t miss out on STEM vacancies through Gradcracker

If you haven’t as yet managed to get yourself a graduate role in a STEM career then there is still time. January is one of the busiest months for recruitment and there are tons of deadlines on Gradcracker at present, so why not take a look and make it your New Year’s resolution to land…

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NHS Scientist Training Programme for 2020 is now open

Please note that the recruitment and application process for the 2020 NHS STP  is now open and will close on 20 January 2020. There is a lot of very useful information on the National School of Healthcare Science website: https://nshcs.hee.nhs.uk/programmes/stp/applicants/ If anyone who is thinking of applying needs any help with the application process or…

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Get one-to-one advice on how to produce an outstanding portfolio or improve upon an existing one

Are you an aspiring or practising designer, developer, artist or animator looking to get feedback on your portfolio? Talent Fest 2020: Portfolio Clinic offers a rare opportunity to meet some of Brighton’s top creative agencies and get one-to-one advice on how to create an outstanding portfolio or improve upon an existing one. Plus, we’ll be…

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