Engage with our students and graduates
The Careers and Employability Centre offers a wide range of services to employers (click on each service to find out more):
- Free vacancy advertising
We operate a free vacancy advertising service for opportunities which are suitable for our current students or recent graduates. Adverts appear at our online vacancy listing and interested candidates will apply to you directly.
- One year professional placements (part of the academic programme)
- Temporary and short term work experience
The Careers and Employability Centre can help you recruit students and recent graduates for temporary work experience opportunities. Work experience is a really cost effective way of raising your profile on campus and even of trialing potential future graduate employees.
- Sussex Santander internships
The University of Sussex is a partner of Santander Universities UK and we are delighted to be able to offer a limited number of financially supported internships to eligible SMEs. We hope the programme will help you to find some talented interns and possible future employees.
Government guidance on providing quality internships.
- Careers Fair and free recruitment events
Our flagship event, Careers Fair 2014, was organised in partnership with the University of Brighton. The fair was held at the iconic Amex Stadium, Falmer on Wednesday 5 November and attracted a record 120+ exhibitors and over 3,100 visitors.
Careers Fair 2015 has been provisionally booked for Wednesday 4 November 2015, 11am - 3pm and would offer a great opportunity to raise the profile of your organisation amongst our students and recent graduates. Please see our information page for further details and to register your interest.
We also organise a range of individual events including:
- Recruitment presentations
- Drop-in sessions
- Skills workshops
- Studio/workplace tours
For further details about our events programme, please contact:
Graduate Employment and Events Adviser
T: (01273) 872937
- Skills workshops and alumni talks
Employers often visit Sussex to run skills-based sessions for our students. Recent events have included presentation skills, networking, commercial awareness and assessment centres. We also welcome Sussex alumni back to campus to take part in our careers information programme of events ‘Make it Happen’.
- Work shadowing
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If you would like to discuss anything, or have other ideas about how to get involved at Sussex, please contact:
Employer Engagement Manager
T: (01273) 873384
Careers and Employability Centre,
The Library, University of Sussex,
Brighton, BN1 9QL