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Enterprise with Meaning event 14th of November

Enterprise with Meaning-1dy12og The Bevy, the Community Pub in Bevendean, is putting on Enterprise with Meaning, a free event at BACA on the 14th November, 5-7pm. The event will be about introducing young people 16 – 25 to inspirational entrepreneurs who have established their own social businesses (like HISBE and Big Lemon) which are making…

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Engineers, IT, Healthcare and Teaching – a round-up of events starting…NOW! (eep)

Autumn is events season. And how. Here’s a sample for your diaries… 26 October and 23 November – IT’s not just for the boys. TARGETjobs has created this employability event where you can find out how to secure a role in the tech industry, fast-track your application and network with other women who have a…

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Graduate Engineering Engagement Program ( GEEP) launched

In partnership with the Royal Academy of Engineering, SEO London  is proud to present the Graduate Engineering Engagement Program (GEEP). The GEEP aims to increase diversity and inclusion across the engineering profession with an ultimate vision to create an inclusive profession that inspires, attracts and retains people from diverse backgrounds and reflects UK society. For…

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Want to make a difference to the lives of thousands of children and families?

Guest post alert! On 17 August The Children’s Trust are opening their doors to anyone interested in their work and who would like to get involved. Read on… Would you like to know more about The Children’s Trust and the amazing work that we do? Interested in developing a career where you make a significant…

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Top tips for new graduates

  If you have  just graduated  then you may feel euphoric and so you should… getting to the end of  several years of study is worth celebrating. But then back into sharp focus comes the question ‘What  do I do now?’ If you haven’t  got a job as yet then here are some tips to get started with the next…

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Volunteer for one of the most respected and prestigious arts & heritage organisations in Brighton. It’ll get you loads of experience & will look amazing on your CV!

Royal Pavilion Estate – Garden Greeter Volunteer We are currently looking for volunteers to join our Garden Greeter team for the Royal Pavilion Estate through the summer season until September 2018. Benefits Volunteer for one of the most respected and prestigious arts and heritage organisations in Brighton and Hove. It’ll bring you loads of skills and…

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Looking to kick-start your Engineering career? Meet industry-leading employers at NECR18, 20-21 April.

Don’t miss out on your chance to meet leading companies from across the globe that are actively looking to recruiting students and recent graduates into engineering roles. Discover which companies would be a good fit for you, what opportunities they have to offer, and what they are looking for in an ideal applicant. You will…

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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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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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Finding the hidden job market

  Many graduate opportunities are advertised through a variety of channels so if you are looking for these make sure you are registered on key websites such as the Careers Service vacancy database, Prospects, Target and others related  to your profession. Make sure you are setting the right preferences for what you want and remember you may need to update these from time to…

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The Sky’s the Limit…take a look at the video produced by Gradcracker

  Calling all STEM students!  ‘The Sky’s the Limit’, is a video recently created by Gradcracker which has been downloaded over one hundred times since its release last year. You can download it at… https://www.gradcracker.com/for-university-contacts/media-downloads falko Lendzian via Compfight

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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IT summer placements, grad jobs and more – IT’s Not Just For the Boys is back, and it’s not just for IT, neither!

IT’s Not Just For the Boys is back for the eighth year running! This is a one day exclusive networking and employability skills event aimed at women with a passion and drive for technology. You’ll get the chance to hear from recruiters in uniquely designed sessions on key skills, hints and tips on applications, gain…

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Got plans for 12-23 February? You do now. Time to #FocusOnYourFuture…

Here we go with the last day’s programme of events for #FocusOnYourFuture Friday 23 Feb How to Start Your Own Business 12-1pm, Room 215, Hillbrow, Eastbourne Interactive workshop with the beepurple team Student Volunteering Week Roadshow 12-2pm, Grand Parade cafe Thanks to everyone who’s turned out since the 12th – hope you found it beneficial….

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Technology’s largest careers fair for women

     Technology’s largest careers fair for women, Tomorrow’s Tech Leaders Today, returns to London on 31 January 2018 at the spectacular Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane. The free-to-attend event, organised by business-technology magazine Information Age in partnership with YOOX-Net-a-Porter, has grown in reputation as an unparalleled and exclusive opportunity for women to connect with…

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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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Grad fairs, local fairs, NHS, PhD, LGBT – a sample of doings for your early summer diaries…

Did y’miss me?? After a protracted absence (the fruits of which will become apparent quite soon – and no, I’ve not had a baby) witness the sparkly return of Magic Careers News Round Up Bear. Yes indeed. It is *on*…and here’s just the first wave of upcoming stuff for the summer. Apologies for the clashing…

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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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Calling all final year students!!

We want to ensure our final year students know about the main resources available; as a University of Brighton student/graduate you have access to our services for life, this applies to online resources and one to one guidance from a Careers Development Adviser, as and when you need it. We appreciate your final semester is a very busy time, however…

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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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