Careers Blog

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

In an ideal world, how would you like to apply for jobs? Potentialpark want to hear your opinion.

Everyone loves a survey, am I right? Okay, maybe not but how about a survey that could potentially impact on the way you negotiate that other Most Favourite Pastime – applying for jobs? This is where the fine folks at Potentialpark come in… Hi! We know that searching for jobs may be easy,but finding the…

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Passion! Positivity! Excel(?!) – it’s what employers (THEY) want from graduates (YOU)…

It seems every time I blink another skills survey lands with a dull thud in my inbox. And here come two in a row! Perhaps I need to update my spam preferences? However, with a little imaginative comparing and contrasting, things get pretty interesting (no, really). Let’s take a look at what employers say they…

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Here comes your Next Big Thing – don’t miss our latest opportunities roundup…

The jobs, grad schemes, competitions, conferences and courses are *still* flowing in bigly – as no-one would like to be overheard saying, I’m sure. Enough of my agenda shoveling (buy me a coffee and I’ll explain that last bit to you. Maybe). Time’s a-wasting… Closing 19 February! Google are offering graduate Sales, Customer Experience and…

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Banking, Gaming, BBC, Writing, Publishing, Internships and more – another selection box of employability gold…

Still no sign of the Christmas slowdown we’re always expecting. Here’s a round up of fantastic opportunities to get your networking on and boost your employability. Even better, you can put a couple of these aside as an excuse to sneak away from the fag end of the family festivities with their sugar-rushing tantrum kids,…

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Why is the online jobsearch and application experience so frustrating? Tell Entrypark all about it and win a trip to Stockholm!

Over to Greg and the good people at Entrypark to tell you more… As a student, you are probably thinking almost constantly about your next steps after university. Today we’re conditioned to do online research, whether it’s your next big purchase like a smart phone or a tablet, or just picking a restaurant for yourself…

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Did you graduate this summer?

If so, we will be contacting you soon for the Destination of Leavers from Higher Education survey!  Every year the university surveys its recent graduates to find out what they have done approximately six months after leaving, as part of a national survey called Destination of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE). The survey is conducted at…

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Give our KTP team feedback on job searching and get a chance to win a £30 Amazon voucher

Calling all students and graduates! Are you interested in a job after graduation where you can apply your degree, deliver a high profile project and work for an innovative company? Or have you already found the career for you?   Either way, we would like your feedback! Knowledge Transfer Partnerships (KTP) have been placing graduates with…

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