Careers Blog

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

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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MAKE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE. BECOME A ROYAL NAVY OFFICER.

From Policing the oceans to providing Humanitarian assistance, you will be using leadership skills from the start. With world-class training and skills development, and unmatched opportunities to travel the globe, the Royal Navy offers you a career like no other. The Royal Navy want to hire students from STEM at Brighton University for their Officer…

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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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5 Reasons Why You Should Volunteer #SVW2017

Ahead of Student Volunteering Week at the end of this month (#SVW2017), STEM Sussex asks…have you ever considered volunteering? If you are a science, technology, engineering or maths (STEM) student, have a passion for your subject and want to add something memorable to your CV – then we think the answer has to be a…

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Writing a CV for a technical post?

      There isn’t a huge difference between CVs for all graduate level posts and CVs for technical jobs in STEM areas, all CVs must be tailored to every job anyway.  The main difference when applying for a STEM post is the  importance of  identifying and portraying your technical abilities and skills alongside your transferable skills and we will look at ways of…

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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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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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More opportunities for STEM students on Gradcracker

  Gradcracker have notified us of  3 new/returning employers. Bombardier is the world’s leading manufacturer of both planes and trains. They are recruiting students from a range of STEM disciplines for their Graduate Opportunities. Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day….

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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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