Careers Blog

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

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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Coming February/March – Get clued-up for job and internship interviews at a BBS Development Centre. Open to *all* students!

Our good friends in the Brighton Business School have a fantastic opportunity to learn about research and prepping for job and internship interviews – and it’s open to students from all courses and at all levels. How sweet is that? Over to the BBS Massive for more info… In an ever more competitive job market…

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Spring forward to the Spring Graduate Fair in London, 15 March

      Attending a careers fair is a great way to find out who is recruiting, meet employers face to face and get feedback on your CV. Even if you can’t attend in person follow the link below  to see who is attending and therefore recruiting. The Spring Graduate Fair at the University of London, sponsored by…

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What are THEY saying about YOU? – a wee round up of graduate labour market news and views

Time for another round-up of sweeping generalisations/OMG the sky is falling/happy clappy career opportunity type stories from the world of constructing shaky arguments for a living. And also some interesting points here and there. You’re welcome… More than half of graduate employers struggled to fill roles last year – one to think about when someone…

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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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Closing 30 January! 12 chances to be a TargetJobs Undergraduate of the Year…

There’s just about time enough to get your application in for this year’s competition. Think it’s out of your league? Pish! Just check out 2016’s University of Brighton Engineering Undergraduate of the Year, Scott Dalton. Not bad, eh? Now read on… 12 awards, from 12 employers, for 11 students to become the Undergraduate of the…

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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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Student/graduate with a disability? What can EmployAbility offer you? Well…

EmployAbility work with disabled university students and graduates to ease the transition from education into employment. Their highly skilled team can offer free support, advice and guidance throughout the entire recruitment process and beyond. All fine and dandy but what exactly are they offering jobwise? Well, since you asked… Summer internships Finance and investment banking…

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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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