Careers Blog

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

Finding the hidden job market

  Many graduate opportunities are advertised through a variety of channels so if you are looking for these make sure you are registered on key websites such as the Careers Service vacancy database, Prospects, Target and others related  to your profession. Make sure you are setting the right preferences for what you want and remember you may need to update these from time to…

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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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Technology’s largest careers fair for women

     Technology’s largest careers fair for women, Tomorrow’s Tech Leaders Today, returns to London on 31 January 2018 at the spectacular Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane. The free-to-attend event, organised by business-technology magazine Information Age in partnership with YOOX-Net-a-Porter, has grown in reputation as an unparalleled and exclusive opportunity for women to connect with…

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Check out the Careers coffee table for some quality reading matter, including…

…September’s Friday Ads? Nope. Copies of Empire with the good bit torn out? Nope. A hundred consecutive issues of the Daily Express, each with the word ‘Migrant’ in the headline? Nope times infinity plus one! As the new term flood of careers titles abates it’s time to give you a round up of what’s available….

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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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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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Careers Fairs, Open Days, Research Funding Seminars – all coming up in the next three weeks…

Upcoming events for the remainder of the merry month of March, starting about, oooh…NOWish… 9 March*: Careers in Computing and Media, Cockcroft Hall, Moulsecoomb. Get full details of who’s attending and how to prepare at http://bit.ly/2mJtrcZ *Yes, today, In fact in about three hours at time of writing this. No pressure, then… 13 March: HM…

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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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