Careers Blog

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

Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers

The third run of a free online course for research students and early career research staff  entitled Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers is now open for bookings. The MOOC is a collaboration between the University of Glasgow, University of Edinburgh, and University of Sheffield and is available  to students and staff  at any institution worldwide….

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What do you look for in your chosen career?

Time for a guest blog post, I think. Durham University would like 10 minutes of your time – step this way… What do you look for in your chosen career? This may be the time when you are thinking about your future career. When people think about a career choice, they often consider about how…

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Brighton Dome’s Historical Research Volunteer role – applications open again!

Historical Research Volunteer – Brighton Dome and Festival Role details The Grade I listed Brighton Dome has a rich 200-year history. Built by Prince Regent as a stable block, our venue has transformed from a Victorian skating rink, to a WW1 military hospital, and is now a leading performing arts venue. We are looking for…

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Theos Think Tank Internships: Research Assistant and Communications and Events Assistant

  Theos offers 6 month long, full time, paid internships for a Research Assistant and a Communications and Events Assistant, based at our Westminster offices. Research Assistants help the Theos team with current research projects – writing, editing and analysing data, sometimes carrying out interviews. Communications and Events Assistants help the Theos team with all…

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Introduction to Research Careers – 22 November, 10-11am

If you are interested in research careers and opportunities available at the Brighton-based Institute for Employment Studies, then join us at this session. Emma Pollard, a former BBS student, and her colleagues will talk about routes into research careers alongside their own experiences and will explain what they look for in those who want to…

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From Cambridge to Japan and points between – the scholarships and bursaries keep coming…

Another round of scholarships, bursaries and sundry pots of filthy lucre. Get those applications flying… Closing 5 November. The John Crook Scholarship is a fully-funded scholarship for a second degree at St John’s College, University of Cambridge for students who are the first generation in their families to have gone to University. This opportunity is…

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Crafts, Arts, Humanities and Cambridge – there’s money for the taking…

Time for another funding round-up? I’d say so. Now read on… Closing 24 August! The Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust (QEST) funds the education of talented and aspiring craftspeople through traditional college courses, apprenticeships or one-on-one training with Masters. Find out more and get your application in at https://www.qest.org.uk/ Deadline 27 September! The ESRC and the Arts and…

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Historical Research Volunteer – a not to be missed opportunity with Brighton Dome (deadline 18 July)

Historical Research Volunteer – Brighton Dome and Festival Role details We are looking for volunteers to help us uncover some of the hidden histories of these iconic buildings through an in-depth research project. Your research will directly contribute to material that appears in the newly re-opened Corn Exchange and Studio theatre and in future exhibitions….

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Promoting your work experience – Communication

  In the second of this series on breaking down key skills and providing evidence of them, we look at communication. On the surface this can look  easy… we all communicate in some way or other. However it is how this skill can be shown to a prospective employer in the application process that concerns us, here in this blog. We…

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Calling potential computing and maths teachers, Craftspersons and Danishly-curious postgrads! Time for a mini-roundup of funding opportunities…

Here comes the cash, though you may have to rassle the cat to get your paws on it. Fancy a challenge?? Closing 12 February! QEST (Queen Elizabeth Scholarship Trust) fund the education and training of anyone wanting to improve their craft and trade skills. Awards between £5,000 and £18,000 dependent on need. Find out more…

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