University of Brighton Careers Blog

Why not give some thought to your career plans over the break ?

The end of term has arrived and many of you will have plans over the break and also we appreciate there are deadlines looming over the horizon and possibly exams. However there might be a little time between any social events  and all the work to perhaps focus on your thoughts after graduation and we…

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Arts, heritage and media work experience opportunities through volunteering: Pop-up stand on Fri 29 Nov at 1-2:30pm, Grand Parade Cafe, City Campus

Arts, heritage and media work experience opportunities through volunteering Gain arts and heritage related work experience, develop new skills and make a valuable contribution to your local community. Visit Jody on the Active Student Volunteering Service pop-up stand on Friday 29 November in the Grand Parade café between 1-2.30pm, to find out about the wide…

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What should I be doing – a guide for final year students?

Welcome back to everyone but in this particular blog, a huge welcome goes  to our final year students. Well how did this happen, one minute you are a fresher wondering where everything is and then suddenly boom, the final year looms. It can be a shock to suddenly end up in the final year but…

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Dealing with difficult situations and how this can help with interview responses

So far  in the series we have covered some  questions that are commonly covered at interview and here are a sample of those. Why should we hire you? How to answer an interview question about communication How to address more ‘unusual’ interview questions If you go back to the Advice section you will find more…

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Enter an alternate Afrofuturist reality: Lighthouse, Brighton-based arts charity, seeking exhibition invigilation volunteers for “Distorted Constellations” during the Brighton Festival in May

We are looking for volunteers to invigilate the work and performances at Lighthouse during Brighton Festival, May 1-19 2019. Lighthouse is seeking people who have a interest in immersive and performative work. This will be a great chance to see behind the scenes and learn what it takes to exhibit an immersive multi-sensory work. Lighthouse…

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Did you know you can get a certificate for volunteering through the university signed by the Deputy Vice-Chancellor?

If you volunteer for more than 30 hours or complete a significant volunteering project by volunteering via the university’s volunteering service, Active Student, you can get a certificate. This is only for volunteering outside of your degree – extra-curricular volunteering – and not as part of a community engagement placement module within your degree. The…

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CLOSING 1 MAY! Student Ambassadors for 2019 – 2020

Student Operations and Support (that’s us) are recruiting Student Ambassadors to work at the university for 2019-20. Working as a Student Ambassador is a great opportunity for anyone with an interest in supporting students, marketing, gaining feedback for a service and providing excellent customer service and administrative support. You’ll have the chance to work at…

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Latest arts and heritage volunteering opportunities including Brighton Dome and Festival 2019!

Latest arts and heritage volunteering opportunities including Brighton Dome and Festival 2019! Why volunteer? Is it worth it? The essential way to add to your CV and get work experience related to your degree whilst you are university, before you graduate – think employability skills Boost your confidence Make new friends, meet like-minded others Improve…

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Fabrica Student Volunteer Placement – Audience Development – Apply By 12pm on Wednesday 6 February 2019

Fabrica Student Volunteer Placement – Audience Development 12-month placement, March 2019 – February 2020: starting week commencing 4 March 2019. One day per week. Fabrica, Brighton’s Centre for Contemporary Art, is delighted offer specialist placements to motivated and proactive students interested in working at a vibrant contemporary art gallery in the heart of Brighton. The…

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Charleston: Home of the Bloomsbury Group – gallery, garden and learning volunteering opportunities available for application

Charleston: Home of the Bloomsbury Group – gallery, garden and learning volunteering opportunities available for application Charleston is open to the public on Wednesday – Sunday from April until October each year with some special ‘winter’ tours available between November and March. The house and garden are presented to look as they would have done…

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Top tips for career planning over the break

As everyone creeps towards the end of term the collective sigh of relief is palpable . I am sure many of you have plans for the break and also have lots of university work to do. However for all of you,  especially those in the final year, meeting friends and family will probably involve the question ‘ What…

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Brighton Dome’s Historical Research Volunteer role – applications open again!

Historical Research Volunteer – Brighton Dome and Festival Role details The Grade I listed Brighton Dome has a rich 200-year history. Built by Prince Regent as a stable block, our venue has transformed from a Victorian skating rink, to a WW1 military hospital, and is now a leading performing arts venue. We are looking for…

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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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Arts and heritage volunteering oppportunities: latest info booklet – get reading, get applying, get experience

ARTS & HERITAGE volunteering opportunities… A portfolio of amazing arts and heritage sector volunteering opportunities. – Add to your CV, complement your degree, network and get involved with your local community. Active Student helps University of Brighton students and staff to find and apply for local, rewarding, safe and supported volunteering opportunities that will enhance…

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Join fellow University of Brighton students to design and paint a mural in the Royal Alexander Children’s Hospital Brighton

Join fellow University of Brighton students to design and paint a mural in the Royal Alexander Children’s Hospital Brighton Mural Art Design and Painting Volunteer – Ronald McDonald House Charities The organisation/project Ronald McDonald House Brighton works alongside the Royal Alexander Children’s Hospital and the Trevor Mann Baby Unit, looking after the families of very…

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Considering postgraduate study?

This is the time of year when final years are deciding what to do and for many of you postgraduate study is on the list of options. But do think before you pursue this idea… Are you maybe considering postgraduate study because you can’t think of anything else you want to do? Or as a way of staying within…

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NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme (GMTS) is now open

NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme (GMTS) – is now open and will close at 11am on 4th December 2018. Applications for the NHS Graduate Management Training Scheme: http://www.nhsgraduates.co.uk/ have now opened.. The Scheme has 6 specialisms and applicants choose one of the following:  •           general management •           finance •           human resources •           health informatics •           policy…

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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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Arts and Heritage Volunteering Opportunities – new for the autumn term – apply now!

  ARTS & HERITAGE volunteering opportunities… A portfolio of fresh and exciting arts and heritage sector volunteering opportunities. – Add to your CV, complement your degree, network and get involved with your local community. Active Student helps University of Brighton students and staff to find and apply for local, rewarding, safe and supported volunteering opportunities…

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The Gradcracker App puts the full power of Gradcracker in the palm of your hand. The  website’s essential features have been distilled into a sleek, intuitive experience. That means no ads, no banners, no messing around – just the content and features that you really need: Apply for jobs – Search and apply for all…

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