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

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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