Careers Blog

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

Tech jobs fair for women, postgrad study fair and a mock deaf assessment centre – the 2017 events season is warming up…

Here’s the first few drops of what promises to be a positive deluge of careers events for 2017…and yes, I *did* get a big new book of cheesy metaphors for Christmas. Thank you for asking… 25 January – Tomorrow’s Tech Leaders Today will bring together the UK’s brightest young female talent (that’s you) with organisations…

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Gain valuable employability skills with Code Club – chat with them on Monday 21st November

  Coding genius or a beginner coder? Code Club are on campus to talk to you about volunteering with them! Code Club is looking for volunteers to spend at least 1 school term (12 weeks) delivering the Code Club curriculum at local schools, libraries and community centres. Hourly sessions happen once a week during term time. Clubs…

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What’s on the Careers Service’s coffee table?

Not a stack of year-old copies of Empire, Men’s Health and Heat, that’s f’sure. As the new term flood of careers titles abates it’s time to give you a round up of what’s available. Copies of all are available to browse and/or take away at your campus Careers Centre. If not, let us know and…

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Building Towards Your Career – Francesca Loader’s Story

Today marks the start of Tomorrow Engineer’s Week 2016. It’s a week that shines the spotlight on the rewarding career opportunities that exist within engineering. In order to mark the occasion, STEM Sussex has spoken to Francesca Loader. A recent graduate and now working as a civil engineer. What was it like studying Engineering at…

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Work experience, competitions, business support and more – it’s all about The Employability…

Internships, competitions, awards, placements, business set up for international graduates, psychometric test trials, *more* competitions… no rest for the wicked, or indeed your spotlessly virtuous selves *ahem*.   10 November: Change 100 Webinar! Paid internships for disabled students & graduates. Change100 is a three-month summer internship incorporating a paid full-time role with a prestigious employer…

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What do STEM graduates do when they leave uni?

It’s that time of year where everyone is getting ready to, or has just graduated. It’s a big world out there for a new graduate armed with a well earned degree qualification, but what to do next? If you are someone who has studied a STEM (science, technology, engineering and maths) course, then it is…

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On Line events for those interested in teacher training programmes in STEM subjects

There are still vacancies for teacher training programmes in STEM subjects to start this September.  There are 2  NCTL online events for final year STEM undergraduates:   Wednesday 15 June, 6.30-7.30pm – An introduction to teacher training for STEM undergraduates Monday 20 June, 6.30-7.30pm – Train to Teach Maths or Physics. Further similar events will take…

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Want to get your careers news direct from the source?

Here’s a few tips on favourite newsletters/lists we’re subscribed to. Why not get y’self signed up and cut out the middle man *neglected sob*? Knowledge Transfer Network’s newsletter for the Creative, Digital and Design Community is a great source of industry news, events, networking and funding opportunities and more. Sign up for this and many…

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