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FREE Zoom beepurple workshop on hype-free marketing tactics for students and alumni going freelance or setting up their own business

No research, no marketing, no sales: get your marketing working  using empathy, authority and story to build your customer base Wednesday 17 November, from 5.30–7.30pm BOOK your FREE place here https://brighton.onlinesurveys.ac.uk/no-research-no-marketing-no-sales   Having recently launched their own new business, marketing expert Simon Batchelar @pallantdigital is perfectly placed to remind you of the importance of researching your…

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Computing, Digital, Graduates, Marketing, Nursing and Policing – a March events round up for your pleasure…

Think it’s all over once #FocusOnYourFuture winds down? Tish and pish. Here’s what’s in our diary (and should be in yours) for March… 8 March, 1-3pm. Careers in Computing and Digital Media, Cockcroft Hall, Moulsecoomb. Aimed at Students in Computing, Media and Digital Media, or anyone considering a career in these sectors. Meet employers offering graduate and…

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More tips from Vasilis on how to make the most of an internship ( part 3 )

MSc Business Management graduate Vasilis Gkogkidis did an internship with Gamification+, which lead to full time graduate employment. Here he is sharing his experience of how to make the most of an internship.   Learn as much as possible You may decide to do an internship related to your field of studies or take a…

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What Vasilis learnt from his internship ( part 2 ) ….

MSc Business Management graduate Vasilis Gkogkidis did an internship with Gamification+, which lead to full time graduate employment. Here he is sharing his experience of how to make the most of an internship.   Find something that you are interested in! I think that most people know what they want to do more or less….

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Why an internship is a good idea and other advice (part 1)

Find out how MSc Business management graduate Vasilis Gkogkidis gained invaluable experience through an internship with Gamification+. Purpose of this article My name is Vasilis Gkogkidis (good luck pronouncing that) and I am a gamification designer, speaker and trainer. I graduated from the University of Brighton on February 9 and since June 2016 I have been…

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Kickstart your career in the Automotive industry with the Autocar Next Generation Award 2017

Do you come from an engineering, design or marketing background? If so, how would you like to win an incredible six months’ work experience placement with top automotive brands Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, McLaren, Horiba Mira, Nissan and Toyota, as well as a £9000 cash prize? The Next Generation Award offers students the invaluable opportunity…

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How to get a job in Marketing – according to two graduates who nailed the dreaded assessment centre. Guest post from Chris Taylor, twentysix

Our latest guest blog post comes from Chris Taylor at digital marketing agency, twentysix. In it we get the step-by-step lowdown on the interview and assessment centre process (which saw two UoB graduates get snapped up by retailer Victoria Plumb) from the successful applicants themselves. Over to Chris, Joe and Josh… How to get a…

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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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Copywriting: a creative career for graduate writers. Guest blog from Dan Ramirez at Rule of Three.

Continuing our ‘guest blogger’ thread we’re off to Mayfair 2017 by way of 1960s Madison Avenue to get the inside dope on careers in copywriting courtesy of Daniel Ramirez, Creative Director and Senior Copywriter at Rule of Three. Without further ado… Copywriting: a creative career for graduate writers Image: Peggy and Don, copywriters Passionate about…

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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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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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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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BHS Graduate Scheme 2016 now open – come along to Eastbourne to find out more!!

The University of Brighton Careers Service is currently working in collaboration with the School of Sport & Service Management and as a result have arranged for a representative from British Home Stores (BHS) to visit our Eastbourne Campus to offer a presentation to students relating to their 2016 Graduate Scheme. If you a Retail Management…

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Jobs available at Hastings Direct. Meet them at the Careers Fair.

Hastings Direct recruits at Careers Fairs. Here are their top 3 tips to impress and increase your chances of landing a job.   What do they do? Hastings Direct is an award winning insurance company with over 1.7 million customers and one of UK’s leading insurance providers. Interested in working for a big company with…

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