Careers Blog

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

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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Graduate job hunting? It’s all about the work experience. Guest post from Maddy at Creative Process.

It’s guest blogger time again. Over to Maddy Smithers at Creative Process to talk about her experience of jobseeking as a graduate and how internships really do open doors to long term opportunities. My Experience as a Graduate Finding Work I graduated with a 1st Class Degree in History with a Year Abroad in June…

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