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Student Volunteering Week 2024: Volunteering is for Everyone!

What is Student Volunteering Week? Student Volunteering Week 2024 is a national celebration of student volunteering. Running from Monday 12th Feb to Sunday 18th Feb, this is a fantastic opportunity to learn more about volunteering, meet some of the amazing organisations you can join, and sign up to Active Student, the University of Brighton’s volunteering…

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Join the University of Brighton’s Boys and Men Mentoring Programme!

This six-week program, starting in January, will provide you with the opportunity to connect with boys from a local secondary school and provide them with guidance and support as they navigate the challenges of adolescence.

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Universities of Brighton and Sussex: Careers Fair 2023

**Due to the expected popularity of the event, attendees are asked to prebook their free space.** You are invited to the Universities of Brighton and Suseex jointly held annual Careers Fair 2023 at the Amex Stadium.

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10,000 Interns Foundation

Since its founding in 2020, The 10,000 Interns Foundation (10KIF) has created opportunities that have empowered young individuals to launch their careers, overcome barriers, and achieve their full potential. Black, mixed heritage and disabled students can apply today.

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BE PART OF BRIGHTON FESTIVAL 2023

Brighton Festival 2023 is holding a Volunteer Recruitment Evening on Monday 27 February.

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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