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Find out when the Career Lab programme will be running this year.

Dates

You can see when our programmes will be running in the table below. 

Student application periodProgrammeSummaryEligible studentsProgramme runs
  Career Lab Launch Join us for the Career Lab Launch to be the first to learn about the exciting opportunities as part of Career Lab 2022/23. All undergraduate students 9 November 2022
Applications closed on 17 November 2022 Global Mentoring Programme Students and graduates are mentored by a Sussex graduate who is working in a role or sector that is of interest. Final year and recent graduates of up to three years after graduation December 2022 to April 2023
November-January 2023 Spring Student Consultancy (part-time) Mixed team of students working on a live project brief set by an external organisation. 25 hours over four weeks (living expenses paid) Year 3, final year, and taught postgraduates 20 February to 17 March 2023
Spring 2023 Insight Days Visit a local employer at their workplace and learn about their different roles, departments and industry. Foundation and year 1 Spring/Summer 2023
Spring 2023 Global International Learning Summer School Two/three weeks studying at an international university. Foundation and year 1 Summer vacation 2023
N/A Work Experience Preparation Programme Build your careers confidence with bespoke sessions to support your applications for Career Lab programmes and beyond. All undergraduate students Ongoing
November-January 2023 Frontrunner Inclusive Leadership Training Three half-day intensive leadership training from Common Purpose. Year 3 and final year 7-9 February 2023
February-March 2023 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 2023
January-February 2023 Introduction to Digital Skills Fully-funded, bite-sized course over half a day, where you can develop your digital and creative skills. Foundation, year 1, year 2 and penultimate year March 2023
March-April 2023 Digital Accelerator Full-time, fully-funded, fast-track training programme over three weeks. Graduates only (i.e. final year students graduating in Summer 2023) June/July 2023
March-June 2023 UK summer internships Six or eight weeks (or PT equivalent) paid internship working for a UK employer Year 2 and penultimate year Summer vacation 2023
March-April 2023 Online Global Summer Internship Four weeks remote work experience with an international employer (living expenses paid) Year 2, penultimate year, year 3 and final year Summer vacation 2023
March-May 2023 Summer Student Consultancy (full-time) Mixed team of students working on a live project brief set by an external organisation. 25 hours over two weeks (living expenses paid) Year 3, final year and taught postgraduates 5-16 June 2023

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