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 to create – work that excites and rewards you.
You’ll have the chance to work on your employability throughout your time at university – and we recommend you start as early as you can.
Our teams of advisers are all on hand to help you even while remote working and social distancing are in place.
We’ll show you opportunities to become more connected, skilled and employable through experiences like placements, entrepreneurship, sports and societies.
Don’t worry if this seems a lot to think about – you will find yourself doing lots of these things anyway, just because you want to.
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Whatever your needs, the Careers team is here to help you.
Employers are looking for work-ready graduates with clear evidence of job-specific skills. If you work on your employability, you're more likely to find a job in a career that you enjoy. To stand out in a competitive job market, you’ll need a combination of knowledge, skills, personal qualities and relevant experiences – which you can get from your Brighton degree. You'll also need to be actively exploring your career options – we can help there too.
Employers tell us they are looking for graduates with particular characteristics and qualities. These include:
Watch our video from a recent Careers Fair with advice from employers
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Your course gives you subject knowledge and expertise, as well as opportunities to put what you learn into practice and get work-related experience.
Access a range of additional activities so you can evolve your skills and experience outside of your studies. Also get advice and support from our professional careers advisors.
You can work with the Careers team throughout your time at Brighton and after you graduate to:
George Robinson, a Law with Criminology LLB(Hons) student, received invaluable support from the Careers Service.
Daisy Kyle, a Building Surveying BSc(Hons) student, has secured a job thanks to her placement in Los Angeles.
Shuvechchha Ghimire, an Electronic and Computer Engineering BEng(Hons) student, is being supported by the university’s entrepreneurial service, beepurple, to build her app.
Joseph Omar, a Mathematics BSc(Hons) student, did a 12-month placement with IBM as a Business Operations Analyst.
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