Find out when the Career Lab programme will be running this year.
You can see when our programmes will be running in the table below. Important: whilst we make every effort to deliver this programme as outlined, in certain circumstances, Career Lab opportunities may be subject to change.
|Student application period||Programme||Summary||Eligible students||Programme runs|
|2 October - 30 October 2023||Winter Student Consultancy (part-time)||Mixed team of students working on a live project brief set by an external organisation. 20 hours over four weeks (bursary included)||Year 3, final year, and taught postgraduates||13 November - 8 December 2023|
|27 November - 26 January 2024||Spring Student Consultancy (part-time)||Mixed team of students working on a live project brief set by an external organisation. 20 hours over four weeks (bursary included)||Year 3, final year, and taught postgraduates||12 February to 8 March 2024|
|2023/24||Insight visits||Visit a local employer at their workplace and learn about their different roles, departments and industry.||Foundation and year 1||Various dates in 2023/24|
|January - February 2024||Global International Learning Summer School||Two/three weeks studying at an international university.||Foundation and year 1||Summer vacation 2024|
|N/A||Work Experience Preparation Programme||Build your careers confidence with bespoke sessions to support your applications for Career Lab programmes and beyond.||All students||Ongoing|
|February-March 2024||Junior Research Associate Scheme||Eight weeks in summer working on a real-life research project at the University of Sussex||Year 2 and penultimate year||Summer vacation 2024|
|Early 2024||Digital and Video Accelerator||Full-time, fully-funded, fast-track training programme over three weeks.||All undergraduate students, including final year students graduating in summer 2024||June/July 2024|
|March-June 2024||UK summer internships||Six or eight weeks (or PT equivalent) paid internship working for a UK employer.||Year 2 and penultimate year, year 3 and final year||Summer vacation 2024|
|March-April 2024||Online Global Summer Internship||Four or six week week remote work experience with an international employer (bursary included).||Year 2, penultimate year, year 3 and final year||Summer vacation 2024|
|N/A||Mentoring and Networking||All students and graduates can connect with Sussex alumni working in a role or sector that interests them.||All students||Ongoing|