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

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Top tips in preparing for the NHS STP

    Here is some advice we have been forwarded by Dashi Alpion, Careers Adviser, Medical and Dental Sciences at the University of Birmingham, on how to prepare for the NHS STP (Scientist Training Programme). Our thanks to Dashi for this.  The format of the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) includes: 4 stations; 4 questions at each…

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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

It’s deadline day for some opportunities with Gradcracker

  As we reported recently on this very blog, some opportunities are closing today – 31st January 2018 – on the recruitment website Gradcracker. The deadline for applying for some 61 work placements/ internships and 121 graduate opportunities with companies such as Atkins and Dyson  is today. There are still some opportunities on the website and new…

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GRADCRACKER – 380 STEM opportunities closing before the end of January

GRADCRACKER advertise graduate and work experience opportunities in STEM  careers and as of today the 18th January 2018 they have 380 opportunities that close before the  31st January 2018. Act quickly so you don’t miss out … Log onto GRADCRACKER to find out more.  https://www.gradcracker.com If you need help with writing a CV or an application…

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2018 NHS Scientist Training Programme

   Calling all final year scientists… information about the 2018 NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP) application process is now available at on the Health Education England Website    There is a list of open days available (details at the link above).  The link for the application portal will also appear on this page.  Applicants can also…

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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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Masters and PhD funding – news updates and yr actual dosh…

Another funding update, and this time we’re all about money for postgrad study including research funding. Read on… Closing 14 March (i.e. in about 7 hours at time of writing): Rising Stars 2016-17. Awards of up to £10,000 each are being offered to assist researchers in gaining experience of managing and leading their own research…

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Teacher training scholarships, PhD studentships and Post-Doctoral fellowships – ‘ships everywhere!

It’s been a while since we had a grab-the-cash round up, don’t you think? More politely referred to as ‘A summary of scholarships and bursaries’, but in these days of Government-by-Tweet is decorum even a thing? Ugh. Anyway. Onward and rise above… Next round of applications closes 8 February! Are you considering applying for a…

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Latest News from Gradcracker for STEM students

   More news from Gradcracker … the end of January signals deadlines for some applications so don’t miss out. New employers offering opportunities are : The Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) is a cluster of world-class centres for research into advanced manufacturing technologies. They are recruiting students from a range of STEM disciplines for their Graduate…

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Deadlines approaching …

  If you are a STEM student interested in getting a job in Science, Engineering or Technology please be aware that some deadlines are coming up this month. Some are as early as tomorrow, Friday the 6th January so it is time to get cracking. Gradcracker has details of lots of opportunities in STEM. http://www.gradcracker.com/ There…

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