Employability Hub

Student on placement, standing with colleague at desk

The Employability Hub is your one-stop shop for all things related to your placement and your employability. It is up to you to search for and secure your placement, but the team are on hand to support your search for placement opportunities, help with applications, conduct mock interviews and also run employability events throughout the year such as placement fairs and networking sessions. They will also provide support whilst you are out on placement.   

You can find more information in the Placement Induction pack on the Business School Placements Studentcentral site under Pre-Placement. 

Contact details

placements.business@brighton.ac.uk – 01273 642169 – Room 104, Mithras House, Moulsecoomb Campus. Open 8.30 – 17.00 Monday to Thursday and 8.30 – 16.30 Friday.  

The Team

Photo of Virginia Goodwill, Industrial Placements OfficerVirginia Goodwill – Industrial Placements Officer
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Virginia heads up the Employability Hub. She has a wealth of experience in helping students find great placements and has helped the Business School become a preferred supplier for many companies. She advises students on the following courses:  

Accounting & Finance/Business Management with Economics/Business Management with Finance/Economics/Finance & Investment 

Business Management/International Business/all Law courses 


Leigh Rush, Assistant Industrial Placements OfficerLeigh Rush – Assistant Industrial Placements Officer
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Leigh researches placement opportunities and uses his background in careers advice to help students with their placement search. He liaises directly with companies such as Enterprise Rent-a-Car and Computacenter to organise mock assessment centres and fast track interviews on campus. He advises students on the following courses:  

Business Management with HRM/Business Management with Marketing/Marketing Management 



Mylène Powell, Industrial Placements AssistantMylène Powell – Industrial Placements Assistant
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Mylène sets up students’ placement records and ensures all the relevant paperwork such as contracts and health & safety documentation is in place. She helps to run the annual placement conferences and provides academic staff with the details about the placement students they supervise each year.  


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