Careers Blog

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

Volunteer Student Mentors needed for a fantastic new well-being project with young people..

An Apple a Day – Volunteer Student Mentors  are needed for a fantastic new project running  innovative wellbeing workshops for young people Are you looking to gain more experience of volunteering with young people? Looking for a future career in the health-care profession? Do you want to develop your communication and leadership skills? This might be just the…

Continue Reading

Promoting your work experience – Commercial Awareness

  Welcome back to our series of blogs on promoting your skills gained via work experience. These blogs aren’t  trying to ignore the excellent skills gained on your university course but are designed to try and get you think of other ways in which you are getting skills. Using skills from education and any other experience will enrich your…

Continue Reading

Latest ARTS SECTOR volunteering opportunities info booklet – now includes Brighton Festival roles!

Arts sector volunteering opportunities info booklet – the latest edition: Active Student – Volunteering in ARTS Spring-summer 2018 Ed 3-22c7cs9 How to apply for volunteering Please contact the University of Brighton’s Volunteering Service, quoting the organisation’s name, the role title and your campus: volunteering@brighton.ac.uk 01273 644145 www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/volunteering

Promoting your work experience – Problem Solving

Number 3 in our series of blogs is problem solving, we have already covered teamwork and communication so have a look at those if you haven’t already seen them. We are covering some of the key skills that employers look for in applicants and in these blogs we are focusing primarily on skills gained through work experience. Problem solving…

Continue Reading

Promoting your work experience – Communication

  In the second of this series on breaking down key skills and providing evidence of them, we look at communication. On the surface this can look  easy… we all communicate in some way or other. However it is how this skill can be shown to a prospective employer in the application process that concerns us, here in this blog. We…

Continue Reading

Promoting your work experience – Teamwork

  We often meet students who talk about having had a job but ask if the skills gained are ‘irrelevant’ to want they want to go into as they are not directly related. Employers do like relevant work experience of course, but are also very interested in what you have gained though being in any type of work or volunteering. These…

Continue Reading

Put your artistic skills and interest in fashion/dress history to good use and add to your CV at the same time…

Creative Artistic Volunteers Wanted! Volunteers will be working with the The Sussex Beacon shops in Brighton to: help design and paint the wall outside the St James Street store (just round the corner from Grand Parade!) and some items at our home store on London Road. The idea we have for St James Street is…

Continue Reading

Take a look at the latest ARTS SECTOR VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES INFO BOOKLET!

Whether you’re in your last year of university or your first, you can develop your employability skills, add to your CV, and make new connections by volunteering in your local community. – Active Student is the university’s volunteering service. It can provide you with volunteering placements in the local community that are rewarding, safe and…

Continue Reading

Got plans for 12-23 February? You do now. Time to #FocusOnYourFuture…

Here we go with the last day’s programme of events for #FocusOnYourFuture Friday 23 Feb How to Start Your Own Business 12-1pm, Room 215, Hillbrow, Eastbourne Interactive workshop with the beepurple team Student Volunteering Week Roadshow 12-2pm, Grand Parade cafe Thanks to everyone who’s turned out since the 12th – hope you found it beneficial….

Continue Reading

Front of House Film Screenings Volunteer with Lighthouse Arts – apply within!

This volunteering opportunity is now CLOSED. It has been fully recruited to. Please contact the Active Student Volunteering Service to find out about available volunteer roles: www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/volunteering Front of House Film Screenings Volunteer with Lighthouse Arts – apply within! The organisation/project Lighthouse is a Brighton-based arts and culture agency producing, supporting and presenting new art,…

Continue Reading

1 2 3 4 5 7
Skip to toolbar