School of Humanities

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Your work and career

We’ll help you to get as much as you can out of your time here, so that you can go on to find – or create – work that excites and rewards you.

Employability skills, career planning and professional practice are embedded in each of our courses. And with accredited courses, the option of a professional placement year, and field experience you’ll have a professional advantage when you graduate.

Placements and volunteering

Placements are a great way to build your confidence, get work experience, earn some money and help decide what career path you want to take while volunteering gives you valuable experience and a different way of learning.  Some courses have placements embedded and some give you the opportunity to opt to take a voluntary placement and complete a practical project with a local community or voluntary organisation.

Read about History of Art and Design student Sarah Watt’s placement at Fabrica gallery

Check out the latest placement opportunities on the placement blog.

Our placements team can help you look for opportunities while our careers team can help you find rewarding volunteering opportunities to help build your CV.

Working while you study

There are plenty of opportunities to earn money while you study.  Visit our webpage to find out more about looking for a part-time job.

Work for the university

A great way to earn money that fits in around your studies is to work for the university. Roles include student helpers, student ambassadors, advisers, residential accommodation advisers and staff and volunteers for Brighton Students’ Union.

Watch our video – Lois tells us about the range of things she gets to do as a student ambassador

Your course team and our careers and employability team will give you their professional advice and support. Visit the website to find out more.

Read more student stories on the Careers Service blog

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