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

Looking to gain work experience in arts or humanities whilst making a difference in your local community?

The University of Brighton’s Volunteering Service, Active Student, helps support students to find and apply for rewarding, safe and supported volunteering in the local community. Check out a taster of the latest volunteering opportunities in the arts and humanities fields put together especially with City Campus students in mind: ARTS: Active Student – Volunteering in…

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Volunteering in the Arts with Active Student, Oct 2017 Ed – a portfolio of fresh and exciting opportunities for the new term

A portfolio of fresh and exciting arts sector volunteering opportunities for the new academic term. 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 your…

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How can I use my summer holidays to help me with my graduate job hunt?

  How can I use my summer holidays to help me with my graduate job hunt?   So school’s out and whilst not doing very much for a while might be just what the doctor ordered after all the end of term festivities, with almost ten weeks still ahead of you, you might soon be…

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Kickstart your career in the Automotive industry with the Autocar Next Generation Award 2017

Do you come from an engineering, design or marketing background? If so, how would you like to win an incredible six months’ work experience placement with top automotive brands Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, McLaren, Horiba Mira, Nissan and Toyota, as well as a £9000 cash prize? The Next Generation Award offers students the invaluable opportunity…

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Graduate job hunting? It’s all about the work experience. Guest post from Maddy at Creative Process.

It’s guest blogger time again. Over to Maddy Smithers at Creative Process to talk about her experience of jobseeking as a graduate and how internships really do open doors to long term opportunities. My Experience as a Graduate Finding Work I graduated with a 1st Class Degree in History with a Year Abroad in June…

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How to get the job you want…and lose it right away

Continuing our theme of careers advice mashups, here’s the Business School on how to ace a job interview and land your dream job, followed by Future Rising with their foolproof guide to losing that same job in the first month. Yes, we really are doing this. Read on… On 28 February, Sarah Barker from Barker…

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Boost Your Job Prospects with a Summer Internship – guest post from Inspiring Interns

The vacancies are coming in, and so are your enquiries. What are we talking about? Summer internships, of course. What better time to hand over to our other new BFFs (we’re so popular it’s getting embarrassing) at Inspiring Interns to get the lowdown, hints and tips from their own Beth Leslie… * NB. Not a…

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CANCELLED: Meet Stanmer Preservation Society to discuss their voluntary positions at Stanmer Rural Museum

DUE TO UNFORSEEN CIRCUMSTANCES THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED As part of Student Volunteering Week 2017: Spotlight Stand with Stanmer Preservation Society at 11.30am to 1pm on Friday 24 February in the Grand Parade Building Café Bar. They would like some volunteers to help with their archival, cataloguing and general background Stanmer Rural Museum work…

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Training, networking, recruitment, open days, more networking – here come the events…

Might not feel like it but spring is not *that* far off – and the events season is in bud, even if the trees have a long way to go. Look at us getting all lyrical. Blimey. Read on… 8 Feb: Webcast – InFocus: Women In Innovation – Ready to make an impact? Innovate UK’s…

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Change100 offers paid summer work experience for students with disabilities or long-term health conditions

Do you have a disability or a long term health condition? Are you currently considering what career you’ll go into after you’ve finished university and looking for some paid summer work experience? If you’ve answered yes to these questions you should consider applying to Change100. Change100 is a summer internship programme designed to bring together…

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