Careers and Employability Centre

Love your life after uni...

Monday 22 - Thursday 25 May 2017

Love your life logo

Are you confident about your career goals or do you still have no idea what to do next?

Either way, don't miss 'Love your life...', a four-day extravaganza of events, employers, competitions and cakes to help you succeed after Sussex.

Plus! A chance to win a £100 retail voucher and pick up a free cupcake.

Open to all, but specifically aimed at those leaving Sussex this summer.  Events will include:

  • top tips on CVs, interviews and job search
  • Mini Careers Fair (more employers to be added)
  • pop-up careers advice and CV reviews
  • I'm sorry, I haven't a clue! An interactive workshop for anyone who needs help with what to do next.

Click on the dates below to see what events and activities we have each day:

Monday 22 May

Join us in the 'Love your life...' marquee, Library Square for:

Pop-up careers advice: drop-in to the marquee, 10am - 4pm.

Top tips sessions:
These events are designed to give you a quick overview and also the chance to ask questions, either as a group or individually after the session. The actual presentations will last 20 minutes and will take place in the 'Love your life...' marquee, Library Square.

Other events:

  • Postgraduate Scholarships drop-in, 12 - 2pm: find out about courses on offer and unlimited £5,000 and £3,500 scholarships available exclusively for Sussex students

Please click on each event for more details and to book your place.

Tuesday 23 May

Join us in the 'Love your life...' marquee, Library Square for:

Pop-up careers advice: drop-in to the marquee, 10am - 4pm.

Top tips sessions:
These events are designed to give you a quick overview and also the chance to ask questions, either as a group or individually after the session. The actual presentations will last 20 minutes and will take place in the 'Love your life...' marquee, Library Square.

Other events:

  • Paid internships drop-in, 12 - 2pm: find out about paid internships exclusively available to University of Sussex students and recent graduates

Please click on each event for more details and to book your place.

Wednesday 24 May (including Mini Careers Fair)

Join us in the 'Love your life...' marquee in Library Square for:

CV reviews: drop-in, 10 - 11am: call in with your CV for feedback from a Careers Adviser. (Particularly useful if you're attending the Mini Careers Fair later!)

Mini Careers Fair:

12 - 3pm in Library Square (or alternative venue in case of adverse weather)

Meet a wide range of employers with jobs for this summer and beyond. 

See feature box on the right for a current list of employers and their opportunities. We will also be adding new employers in the coming weeks. For full information about each employer, and the opportunities they will be advertising on the day, please see the event on CareerHub.

Thursday 25 May (including I'm sorry, I haven't a clue!)

Join us in the Careers and Employability Centre, The Library for:

Careers advice: available daily. Book online.

I'm sorry, I haven't a clue! 

1 - 3.30pm in the Careers and Employability Centre

An interactive workshop for those who need help with what to do next. This event is open to all.

Book your place online

Plus! Your chance to win...

Visit our ‘Love your life...’ marquee (Library Square) or attend an event to be entered into a prize draw for a £100 retail voucher!

Programme of activities

Download the full programme of activities taking place as part of Love your life after uni...

Mini Careers Fair

Wednesday 24 May 2017
12 - 3pm, Library Square (alternative venue in case of adverse weather)

See event details and the full list of organisations on CareerHub

Meet employers who are looking to recruit you! Organisations include:

Brighton Journalist Works: journalism and communication training with NCTJ accredited courses.

CHASE: one of the UK’s leading employers of pharmaceutical and healthcare Graduate Medical Sales Representatives. 15+ opportunities UK-wide and accepting CVs from all degree disciplines.

Inter-Cultural Youth Exchange (ICYE): an ethical volunteering charity working to provide supported international volunteer opportunities that directly benefit local communities.

KPMG: looking to fill 10 graduate and placement vacancies on the Channel Islands. Accepting CVs from all degree disciplines.

Manpower (recruiting for American Express): a variety of positions to students from all years and disciplines in areas such as customer service and office administration (including for European language speakers).

PHA Media: one of the fastest growing, most dynamic PR companies in the UK, offering summer work to students of all disciplines and years.

Premier Pathways:salaried, tuition fee free and school-centered route into teaching. Multiple vacancies nationwide and they will be accepting CVs from all degree disciplines.

QuintilesIMS: a leading integrated information and technology-enabled healthcare service provider worldwide. Recruiting around 4 graduates among a larger recruitment effort - including placement students.

RSM: provide audit, tax and consulting services to middle-market leaders globally, and offer graduate, placement and summer opportunities in various locations.

Teach English in China: various teaching placements in cities all over China, giving you the opportunity to experience a fascinating culture and inspire young people while gaining invaluable work experience.

Think Ahead: a new route into social work for graduates of any discipline. You'll be paid to work in an expert team alongside clinical professionals, study for a master's degree in social work, and develop your leadership skills.

Young Epilepsy: leading national charity working to improve the lives of children and young people with epilepsy and associated conditions. Multiple vacancies.

See the full list on CareerHub.