Careers and Employability Centre

Our fairs

Meet a wide range of employers, make contacts, get ideas and advice, find a job!

Our fairs run throughout the year and students from all years and courses are welcome to attend. Bring your CV and find out what's out there!

During Autumn term 2020 all of our fairs will be virtual.

Our next fair

Part-time Jobs and Volunteering Fair

Next event: Thursday 1 October 2020, 10am-4pm

This event will be run virtually.

If you’re looking for a student job or want to gain experience whilst you’re at University, come along to speak to local organisations. Bring your CV if you have one! Last year’s event featured over 1,000 opportunities ranging from working at Brighton and Hove City Council, to being a campus ambassador!

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Law Fair

Next event: Wednesday 21 October 2020, 10am-4pm

This event will be run virtually.

Featuring a wide range of recruiting law firms, chambers and legal training providers, this is the go to event for anyone either currently studying Law or who’s looking to convert to Law. Exhibitors booked so far include MacFarlanes, Travers Smith, Westgate Chambers, Charles Russell Speechlys LLP, Helix Law, Citizens Advice and University of Law.

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Careers Fair

Next event: Wednesday 4 November 2020, 10am-4pm

This event will be run virtually.

Meet employers and organisations from a wide range of sectors and offering graduate jobs, placements, work experience, vacation work, further study and volunteering. Last year’s employers included American Express, the Civil Service, Brighton and Hove City Council, BMW and PwC. Open to students from all years and courses, and to recent graduates.

Summer Jobs Fair

Next event: February 2021

Venue: tbc

If you’re looking for summer work, this event is for you. Features a wide range of employers and will include campus jobs, jobs locally and also nationwide. Bring your CV.

Spring Careers Fair

Next event: April 2021

Venue: tbc

Particularly aimed at students who are leaving Sussex this year, this event will feature a wide range of employers offering graduate-level roles and also providers of further study/training. Some exhibitors will also be offering placements or summer internships, so all students are welcome to attend.

Other events

Throughout the Autumn and Spring terms we’ll be running a full programme of virtual workshops and events, including:

  • Q&A Dicussions - run by our Careers Consultants via Zoom. Use the materials in Canvas first!
  • Employer events - including recruitment talks, skills workshops and drop ins
  • Alumni Networking events – AKA “Make it Happen”. Get inspiration and ideas from Sussex graduates and hear about the wide range of career sectors they are now working in. Mostly take place in late February, plus some individual school specific events on other dates.

You can view and book for all our fairs and events on CareerHub

If you are an employer:

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