Careers Blog

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

Is your CV wafer thin?

 We recently ran a blog post on Unpacking Your Skills. You may have read this and either thought, yes I have most of that and can dig out some great evidence  or you may have thought… ‘yikes what do they mean? ‘  or ‘I don’t have any of that!’ If you are in the latter group…

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1 February 2017 – Get your first job in TV

  If you are interested in a career in TV as an Engineer, Designer, Producer, Director or Programmer amongst many other opportunities make sure you get the date and details of this upcoming careers fair in your diary; When and Where? Wednesday 1 February 2017 10:00 – 19:00 Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London,…

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Brighton graduates share their stories attending the Built Environment Fair – as employers…

You never know who you’ll run into at a University of Brighton Careers Fair. On this occasion Eline and Janet, two Architectural Technology BSc grads who were attending as prepresentatives of their employer, Osborne. Inbetween talking to students and graduates about life as a graduate trainee with Osborne they kindly caved in to our pestering…

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Good Advices Christmas Stocking – an end-of-year grab bag of wisdom…

Last chance to get tacky Crimbo references into a post, and before we shut up shop for the break one last helping of ‘did you know…?’ You’re welcome… Job interviews looming in the new year? If you find a spoonful of ‘celebrity’ makes the careers advice medicine go down then check out Apprentice star (ahem)…

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Recruitment and networking events for Banking, Engineering and Creative – and all in November!

Ugh…Networking. Does it sound like hell to you too? Are you usually the guy below with the bottle in his face clearly wishing he was anywhere else? Who can blame you?… See below for some refreshing alternatives to this dreariness, all happening in the merry month of November. You’re welcome… 1 November: The Deutsche Bank…

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Good Advices Part One – JOBsearch is nothing without REsearch…

Welcome to part one of a series on finding employers, finding vacancies, applications, interviews…and landing the job you want*. *that last part’s pretty much down to you, but we’ll pitch in with stages 1 – 4 and hopefully make stage 5 a foregone conclusion. Enough smartalec-ism, let’s get started. “So what attracts you to a…

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Student Employee of the Year 2016

This year’s Student Employee of the Year (SEOTY) awards were held on Tuesday 24 May. It was a fantastic occasion, with more than 60 people in attendance to honour the nominees and winners from across the University. (L-R) Mirco Cordiero – Student Services, Hattie Clarke – Students Union, Steven Salama – RDF Group Event organiser…

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Events round-up! Graduate job fairs, social work recruitment, science, construction, teaching and start-ups. Bags don’t come more mixed than this one…

Think things are winding down for the end of the academic year? Well of course you don’t, you’re climbing the walls with exams, revision and sundry deadlines BUT things are still happening on Planet Careers too. For instance… Friday 13 May, Making it Happen: Entrepreneurship and Start-Up Ventures. Brought to you by NatWest bank and Sussex…

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Looking for work in Creative, Digital and IT? Brighton is THE place to be in September…

…because the Brighton Digital Festival is on. As well as events, conferences and entertainment citywide local businesses are throwing open their doors to meet new talent and many are looking to recruit. Everyone from tiny start ups to American Express are in on the game. You should be here. Check out the programme, get some…

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Think ‘leadership’ has nothing to do with you? Think again…

Both the Stonewall and Frontrunner programmes offer the chance to find out what ‘leadership skills’ really mean for you, your employability and your future career. Both programmes are free of charge and accommodation is provided. click the title links for more info and to apply. Stonewall Young Leaders, 2 – 4 September, Central London If…

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