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

What to do when Graduate Schemes have closed

      You may be finding out that the deadline on many graduate schemes has gone and you are concerned about having missed the boat. Or you haven’t managed to secure a place on one, despite applying. Do not despair! Whilst graduate  schemes are really good opportunities they are not the sole entry point into a graduate level…

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Preparing for the NHS Scientist Training Programme interviews

Applicants for the NHS Scientist Training Programme ( STP) will start hearing the outcome of their applications this week and some will be receiving invitations to interviews. If you have applied and need help with interviews there is some useful information on the NSHCS website that could help with interview preparation: Ben via Compfight  

Applications open NOW for the 2019 Government Communication Service Internship

The GCS Internship is aimed at students from diverse backgrounds in their penultimate or final year of university or completing a degree equivalent. The Government Communication Service (GCS) is the professional body for UK Civil Service communications professionals, delivering cutting edge work for government. We support the government across a huge spectrum of issues that…

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NHS Scientist Training Programme now open

Applications for the NHS Scientist Training Programme (STP) 2019 entry will open on Wednesday 9th January and will close at 5pm on Friday 8th February 2019. For more information, including all key dates, visit the National School of Healthcare Science (NSHCS) website: Please consult the documents below for more details. Entry requirements 2019 where…

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Quick guide to video interviews

Recruiting organisations are increasingly using video interviews recorded remotely, in their selection procedure. For them it makes economic sense not to pay travel  expenses to a high number of candidates, especially at the early stages of the recruitment process. It is also good for candidates as it means they don’t have to head off to various locations whilst trying…

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School of Environment and Technology Careers Fair – 7th December 2018

The SET Careers fair is on Friday 7th December 2018 in the Cockcroft Gym from 1-3pm and is for all students and recent graduates interested in a career in Built Environment, Civil Engineering, Geography, Environment and Geology. Organisations and employers will be offering graduate jobs, placements and work experience. Recruiting organisations include: Laing O’Rourke, HOP Consulting, Faithful +…

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Calling all final years – make sure you update your CV

As a Career Development Adviser my worry factor increases when I hear final year students saying,  ‘Oh its OK, I have a CV from when I applied for a placement’. STOP RIGHT THERE! Writing a CV for a placement is great but you wrote that in the second year of your course and if you didn’t do a placement  that was…

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Graduate Open Day coming soon at Ricardo in Shoreham

Ricardo is a global world-class, multi-industry consultancy for engineering, technology, project innovation and strategy. With a century of delivering excellence, they employ over 2700 professional consultants, engineers and staff world-wide. They state that they are ‘committed to providing outstanding value through quality engineering solutions focused on high efficiency, low emission, class-leading product innovation and robust…

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CEOx1Day: A Day in a top CEO’s life

Ferry Octavian via Compfight What is CEOx1Day? Odgers Berndtson’s CEO for a Day allows university students to apply to spend a day shadowing a top CEO. CEOx1Day is designed to uncover some of the UK’s most promising future leaders and give them an opportunity to walk in the shoes of a senior executive. Undergraduates apply…

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Graduating in 2020 in Engineering, Product Design, Computing, Maths or Physics ?

  If you graduate in 2020 then read on… Would you like the opportunity to secure one of four £10,000 scholarship for your final year of studies and a 3-month paid summer work placement at global technology company? Sign up now to attend the Paxton’s Scholarship Open Day on Friday 9th November. The Paxton Scholarship…

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