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Universities work together to put on joint careers fair
Brighton’s two universities have joined forces to organise one of the biggest careers fairs in the region.
More than 100 employers have signed up to exhibit at Careers Fair 2012, which is being held at the American Express Community Stadium in Falmer on 7 November between 11am and 4pm.
Linda Buckham, Director of the Careers and Employability Centre at the University of Sussex, and Sam Rhodes, the University of Brighton’s careers service manager, have worked together and with their teams to create this new event.
Linda said: “Employers tell us that they want to visit fairs where they will meet interesting and talented students and graduates from universities located in one city.”
Careers Fair 2012 is open to all University of Sussex and University of Brighton students and graduates, plus recent graduates from other universities. It is expected to attract over 2,000 visitors.
Exhibitors represent all sectors, including law, engineering, IT, media, finance and business, overseas and not-for-profit organisations, development, communications and further study and training.
Recruiting organisations, professional bodies and training providers attending include Exxon Mobil, the Body Shop, American Express, FDM, EasyJet, the Civil Service, Government Legal Service, Deloitte, Teach First, PwC, General Electric (Health Care), Capgemini, Brandwatch, Kaplan Law School, the Bar Council & Inns of Court, Knowledge Transfer Partnership, Kier and the two universities.
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