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Volunteering Opportunities with Sussex Police

Sussex Police are looking to recruit an Evolve Administration Support Volunteer. EVOLVE, is the Sussex Police Gender Equality Network which offers professional guidance to officers and staff of Sussex Police.

Ever Considered a Postgraduate Conversion Course?

Students often think about  popular career areas offering good opportunities and wonder how can they break into them when they don’t have a relevant degree.  One way of doing this is a via a postgraduate conversion course and Prospects has an excellent section on these on their website. https://www.prospects.ac.uk/postgraduate-study/conversion-courses These courses are designed specifically for entry into…

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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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Competition will give career boost to UK’s brightest Future Legal Mind

Time for a guest post, here comes Future Legal Mind 2019 courtesy of National Accident Helpline. National Accident Helpline aims to help propel the career of the country’s most promising legal talent with exciting new prizes Law students and those starting out in a legal role could win a package of prizes to support their…

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Law Careers Question Time 2018

Law Careers Question Time 2018 at University of Brighton 13th of February 5.30 – 7pm for Q & A, Networking 7 – 8pm Mithras House 218, Moulsecoomb Campus   An ideal opportunity if you are interested in a career in law to have your questions answered and talk with law professionals more informally. All welcome,…

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Trade secrets giveaway for Law students and graduates – and anyone who isn’t but might be interested…

Welcome to our new strand ‘Careers Information Wonk puts himself out of a job’ wherein I hook you up with some of the key places we go to get the hot tips, great advice and industry gossip. He must be mad (but that’s another story). Now read on… Law types – it’s all about The…

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Planet Careers winding down for Christmas? No chance. Here’s a bunch of events happening before 2017 hangs up its boots…

Money management, money for PhDs, a hefty helping of Engineering and Construction and a side order of (s)Law. See what I did there? Arf! That’s our (very) late November/Dec events menu… 24/25 November – National Engineering and Construction Exhibition, Birmingham. YES it’s happening over the next two days and YES it’s in Birmingham BUT this…

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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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Aspiring Solicitors Pride Event: Thursday 23 November 2017

            Aspiring Solicitors Pride Event: Thursday 23 November 2017 Aspiring Solicitors is excited to announce our second Annual Pride event focussing on increasing awareness, understanding and confidence for aspiring solicitors in LGBT+ communities. The event will take place on 23rd November 2017 and will be hosted by Reed Smith and…

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Here comes everybody…careers events meltdown is coming to YOUR diary this term…

Here’s a little bit of everything coming up in the next six weeks – starting Tuesday! Time to get your networking/jobhunting head on. See our pages on networking and making the most of careers fairs for tips on how to stand out and make an impression. Tuesday 10 October 2017 Ada Lovelace Day Live! is…

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Teachers, Lawyers, Financiers – Lend us your ears…

Hamfisted appropriations from Shakespeare? Afraid so. Be kind, it’s been a long day. Meanwhile… Looking for teaching roles in London? Randstad Education works in partnership with primary, secondary and SEN schools across London and the surrounding areas that can offer extremely supportive teams and settings that will allow NQTs to flourish. All of our roles…

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Open days , job fair and events , working in the civil service, at the bar , in the charity sector and more.

  First up is Charityworks who have two upcoming events. The first is an online session to Meet the  trainees currently on their graduate scheme which takes place on Thursday 26th January at 6pm . Students can register to attend via the following link: http://www.charity-works.co.uk/live/ Then BAME Leaders in the Social Sector: Panel and Q&A…

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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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Extended deadline !! City Solicitors Horizons Programme for undergraduates from disadvantaged backgrounds

  Are you interested in a career in the law and from a disadvantaged background? If so check out City Solicitors’ social mobility scheme the Horizons Programme. They are offering 50 places for students . The scheme involves training sessions, personal mentoring , work experience placements and support for three years whilst you study for…

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Future Legal Mind 2017 offers students a major career boost and cash prizes

The third annual Future Legal Mind award launches this week, offering UK law undergraduates the chance to win a valuable work placement and cash prizes totalling over £7,000. The prestigious award, in association with industry publication Lawyer 2B, offers the country’s brightest legal minds a leg up into a much sought after profession. Last year’s…

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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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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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As if you weren’t busy enough, here’s another deluge of events – starting NOW(ish)!

The ‘busy’ never stops. Check out this not-so-wee selection of must-have recruitment and networking events. It’s enough to startle a slightly damp raccoon… …see, told you. And now read on… 19 October: International Student Career Fair, London. Hosted by Career Interactive. Network with prospective graduate employers. More info and register at http://bit.ly/2eqbmKm. 19 October ongoing: Credit…

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Clear your diaries – EVERYTHING is happening in October/November/December.

Graduate recruitment fairs, postgraduate study and funding fairs, on-campus media training, US summer camp jobs, teaching opportunities in Leicester (someone has to *tee hee*), Chemistry, Law, Health and Brexit – it’s ALL going on…and you should be there… 4 October onwards: Company Secretary insight days. Take a look behind the scenes at the various responsibilities…

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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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