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Student Volunteering Week 2023: Gain experience

6-12 February marks national Student Volunteering Week for 2023

Student Volunteering Week recognises and celebrates students volunteering!

Active Student, the University’s volunteering team, have lots planned for you to get involved with.

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Could you apply your Scientific skills to patient care?

Healthcare Scientists work across ~50 different specialisms within the NHS, contributing to 80% of clinical diagnoses. Graduates from Health and Sport Science degrees hold a foundation of knowledge which could be applied to a career in Healthcare Science. Physiological Science includes a variety of specialisms such as: Cardiac, Respiratory, Sleep Science, Vascular, Perfusion, Audiology and…

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Are you graduating with a STEM degree? NHS Scientist Training programme 2023 now open.

If you would like to work in public health the NHS is now advertising for the Scientist Training Programme to begin in 2023 (deadline 23rd January at 4pm). This is a three-year funded programme that involves work based learning in an NHS hospital alongside gaining a master’s degree from an accredited university as you work and gain a salary.

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Volunteer Translators Needed!

Do you speak and write another language fluently? Do you have experience of translation, or would like to gain some? We are looking for students for a volunteer translator role with Hill Park School.

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Open your mind as well as your parachute

I spent this last summer in Washington state. USA, with the financial help I received from the Turing Scheme.

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Getting out of your comfort zone, the Turing Scheme helps you to see a different world.

The exciting experience of working abroad has enhanced my soft skills such as communication, teamwork, and organization; and improving my hard skills including data analysis and strategic planning. These skills have boosted my employability for my future career.

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Volunteering Opportunities with Sussex Police

Sussex Police are looking to recruit an Evolve Administration Support Volunteer. EVOLVE, is the Sussex Police Gender Equality Network which offers professional guidance to officers and staff of Sussex Police.

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Ey Up Governor! A Volunteering Opportunity!

Across the country, primary and secondary schools are looking to diversify their board of governors, in terms of ethnic background, sexuality and age.

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Volunteer at Brighton Festival 2022!

Brighton Festival are looking for reliable and enthusiastic people to help deliver festival events and represent the festival across Brighton, apply now.

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Shi Pin: The Careers and Employability team helped me find a part-time job

eople always say that a good CV is important for future job applications and one of the most important components in a CV is work experience.

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Gain work experience with a placement or internship

At the University of Brighton, we have dedicated Placement teams who aid you in searching, applying, and interviewing for placements or internships whilst at university.

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Preparing for the Virtual Careers Fair

Our Virtual Careers Fair is fast approaching! We hope you have all downloaded the Careers Fair Plus App as you need it to take part. The app lets you browse employers, go to their drop-ins, watch webinars and book one to ones.  Hopefully you are already signing up for the one to one sessions with employers…

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STEM Students and Grads. Don’t Miss Gradcracker Webinars

  Gradcracker is hosting a series of webinars with guest speakers from a wide range of employers. In each webinar, you’ll get to meet one of the companies as they tell you all about their organisation, opportunities, their application process, and more. It is a perfect opportunity for you to discover more about an employer…

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Adapting Your Career Plans During COVID-19

Staying positive at present can be a challenge, however as we have said in previous blog posts there are jobs still being advertised so worth exploring these. Think about diversifying into a different career area, at least for a short while. It may not be your ‘ideal dream job’ but any experience will help you…

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Would you like work experience from home? Remote volunteering is an option

‘Remote volunteering’ AKA ‘volunteering from home’ essentially means physically working away from the community organisation who you are volunteering for. It is not uncommon, however during the Covid-19 it is more important than ever. It helps support the community the voluntary sector maintain service delivery and in particular perhaps, organisations who work with vulnerable clients…

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Volunteering for Positive Health and Wellbeing

One thing I keep learning is that the secret of being happy is doing things for other people – Dick Gregory Research* has indicated that volunteering helps increase physical activity and reduce stress. Even just having a reason to leave the house gets you up and out for a walk, after Covid-19 lockdown of course! Volunteering…

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Wired Sussex Virtual Jobs Fair

Based in Brighton, Wired Sussex support the digital, media and technology sector across Sussex. Thousands of companies and freelancers come together to make up their regional network. A few months ago we posted a blog about the exciting Wired Sussex recruitment events that were coming up in late April. Wired Sussex has moved these events online…

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Good News From Gradcracker!

Gradcracker promote opportunties for STEM ( Science Technology Engineering and Maths) students and graduates and have sent good news around recruitment for 2020. As of yesterday they had 248 employers offering 2,237 graduate opportunities and 962 placements and internships. They have also reported back on particular companies – see the details below. For students who…

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Apply for arts/heritage/media volunteering to get your skills up before term ends!

Volunteering is one of the key ways students can get degree-related work experience before they graduate. The University of Brighton’s Volunteering Service, Active Student, has a fantastic, free service available to University of Brighton students, to access rewarding, safe and supported volunteering opportunities. Did you know? You have a dedicated Volunteering Project Officer at City…

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Fabrica (Brighton) Gallery Volunteer Role – contact the Active Student Volunteering Service to apply

Spring exhibition: A Simple Act of Wonder Artists: Walter & Zionel Sat 18 Apr–Sun 31 May 2020 Front of House Gallery Volunteering role available for students to apply for via the University’s Volunteering Service, Active Student: Tel: 01273 644145 E-mail: volunteering@brighton.ac.uk (students) Website: www.brighton.ac.uk/careers/volunteering Exploring ideas of place and our power to re-imagine the world, acclaimed…

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