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 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.
Check our Careers blog for Inspiration and advice
Register at Careers Connect for appointments, jobs, placements and internships.
From planning your career and developing your skills to getting experience and standing out, our careers website is full of resources to help you, throughout your studies.
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.
Watch our video from a recent Careers Fair with advice from employers
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These are a set of qualities and characteristics that you will develop or build on through your studies and through other activities, which employers have told us they look for.
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:
If you have arranged, or are planning to arrange, a job or volunteering opportunity of 2 weeks+ abroad this summer, the Turing Scheme may be able to help you with living costs.
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I speak to students and graduates day in, day out about making applications and supporting them to develop tools to be more prepared and knowledgeable about how to approach the recruitment process.
This year marks the launch of a brand-new Internship Experience UK, redesigned for all - those who did the 2021 experience and for those taking part for the first time.
Find out more on your Careers and Employability team blog