University of Brighton Careers Blog

Promoting your work experience – Creativity

  We are nearly at the end of the series of 10 blogs on digging deep into your work experience to find good evidence of key skills employers seek. The penultimate one we are looking at is creativity. If you have worked in a setting where you have produced something tangible or helped others produce something and also encouraged their…

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Volunteer across the road! ONCA Gallery – Brighton’s environmental arts organisation – has Brighton Festival volunteering on offer

The organisation/project O N C A is an environmental charity, art gallery and co-working space. Through our programme of exhibitions and events we seek to raise awareness of environmental issues and inspire positive action through the arts. The role Assist the Gallery Manager and O N C A team during Brighton Festival by invigilating exhibitions…

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Latest ARTS SECTOR volunteering opportunities info booklet – now includes Brighton Festival roles!

Arts sector volunteering opportunities info booklet – the latest edition: Active Student – Volunteering in ARTS Spring-summer 2018 Ed 3-22c7cs9 How to apply for volunteering Please contact the University of Brighton’s Volunteering Service, quoting the organisation’s name, the role title and your campus: volunteering@brighton.ac.uk 01273 644145 www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/volunteering

Gaming and Television – What’s the Score?

  Gaming makes up a significant portion of many media industries, including YouTube, Twitch and E-sports, but Gaming formats, are less frequent on Broadcast Television, even with formats alike ‘Dara O Briain’s Go 8 Bit’ (Dave), ‘Videogame Nation’ (Challenge) and ‘Charlie Brooker’s Gameswipe’ (BBC Four), which begs the question, why? In this event, the relationship…

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Take a look at the latest ARTS SECTOR VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES INFO BOOKLET!

Whether you’re in your last year of university or your first, you can develop your employability skills, add to your CV, and make new connections by volunteering in your local community. – Active Student is the university’s volunteering service. It can provide you with volunteering placements in the local community that are rewarding, safe and…

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Here come the weblinks – a round up of new resources on the Careers pages…

2018 has hit the ground running, as have we. Here’s a round up of the new resources we’ve dug up and added to the spiffy new Careers Service pages for your infotainment. Without further ado… Creative arts and design The ‘Design: 3D, product, interior’ section now links to Designers/Makers, an agency for contemporary design offering business…

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Looking to gain work experience in arts or humanities whilst making a difference in your local community?

The University of Brighton’s Volunteering Service, Active Student, helps support students to find and apply for rewarding, safe and supported volunteering in the local community. Check out a taster of the latest volunteering opportunities in the arts and humanities fields put together especially with City Campus students in mind: ARTS: Active Student – Volunteering in…

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CINECITY Brighton Film Festival 2017: volunteering opportunity at the University of Brighton – apply within!

The role of Exhibition Invigilator Volunteer There are two exhibitions happening in the University of Brighton gallery this year, both running from Friday 10th November to Saturday 9th December. Fake News – is an exhibition that re-creates significant newspaper front pages from Brighton Rock and a host of British thrillers. Christian Marclay’s Looking for Love…

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The Media Production Show coming up! 13/14 June London

With only 2 weeks to go, make sure you have registered for your FREE badge and have access to FREE content, training and networking opportunities all under one roof on 13 & 14 June at Olympia, London. Why should you attend? You can meet more than 150 exhibitors and sponsor; some of which will be…

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Careers Fairs, Open Days, Research Funding Seminars – all coming up in the next three weeks…

Upcoming events for the remainder of the merry month of March, starting about, oooh…NOWish… 9 March*: Careers in Computing and Media, Cockcroft Hall, Moulsecoomb. Get full details of who’s attending and how to prepare at http://bit.ly/2mJtrcZ *Yes, today, In fact in about three hours at time of writing this. No pressure, then… 13 March: HM…

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Spring recruitment and networking event frenzy starts NOW(ish). Grab your diaries, stuff’s occurring…

Here comes the first of what will doubtless be many spring events roundups. Time to spruce up your CV, get your networking skills up to speed and give your student railcard a workout (Southern permitting)…London is calling, not to mention Manchester, Oxford, Worthing and various points east… 28 February: Sussex Community NHS Foundation Careers event,…

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Digital Jobs Fair coming soon…

Register for your free place at the region’s largest media, tech and digital Jobs Fair on 15th March at http://bit.ly/t17jobsfair. If you want to work in TV, games, design, animation, developing, programming, content marketing, paid search, SEO, or mobile technology, this jobs fair will help you take your first step and will put you face-to-face with…

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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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Creative Skillset…Media Archive Traineeships now open for 2016 applications

If you dream of a career working with film, TV or digital media this opportunity could be for you. Creative Skillset has again partnered with Film London and FOCAL International to give 10 individuals the chance to kick-start their careers – as Media Archive Trainees.The Media Archive Traineeship aims to bring fresh and diverse talent…

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What’s it like working on a BBC production? Get paid to find out…

is coming to Herstmonceux Castle, Hailsham 11th March …and the BBC are looking for pro-active and hardworking Event Runners to support the production crew from 8am to approx 6pm. You will be offered a casual contract and paid the minimum wage – you must be over 18 to apply and have the legal right to…

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