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Jobs and placement opportunities

The Careers and Entrepreneurship service advertises over 5,000 vacancies each year. It’s your go-to service if you’re looking for a part–time job or want to develop your skills and experience with a placement or an internship.

Featured vacancies

Operations Coordinator – FareShare Sussex

This is a fantastic opportunity to support the Operations Team at FareShare Sussex & Surrey’s warehouse in Brighton. Under the guidance of the Head of Operations, it will include maintaining health and safety procedures, organising quotes for equipment, contracts and maintenance, general office enquiries and supporting the smooth running of the organisation. FareShare Sussex & Surrey is going through an exciting time of growth and this role plays a crucial role in providing support to this expansion.

Contract hours: Part time

Remuneration: £23,832 per annum (FTE)

Expected commencement: ASAP

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Communications Assistant – Fabrica

The Communications Assistant will support communications across the organisation and in the delivery of Fabrica’s communications strategy both on and offline. Working closely with the Head of Communications as part of a small team, this is a fantastic opportunity to gain experience in Brighton’s Centre for Contemporary Art and to help extend the organisation’s reach locally, nationally and internationally.

The areas of the organisation include: artistic programme (focusing on the Fabrica summer exhibition); audience development (including promoting our film programme, activities for young people and other groups); fundraising (e.g. promoting any giving campaigns); the Fabrica website, exhibition archive, social media and newsletters; volunteer recruitment; and venue hire.

This is a Career Lab UK Summer Internships, exclusive to Sussex students.

Contract hours: Full time

Remuneration: £10.90 per hour

Expected commencement: 19 June 2023

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Voluntary Transitions Project – Black and Minority Ethnic Young People's Project (BMEYPP)

The Transitions Project supports young people moving from primary to secondary education. We are recruiting a team of volunteer mentors who will work with young people in secondary school (Years 7, 8 and 9) to help them be a positive role model for those soon entering secondary school.

The BMEYPP is a youth-led project for Black, Arab, Asian and Dual Heritage young people aged 11-25. The project provides support and empowerment with activities organised by young people for young people. We cater to young people’s specific needs by providing safe spaces, and the opportunity to deliver different projects, activities and events.

Contract hours: Part Time

Remuneration: Voluntary

Expected commencement: ASAP

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Thinking about what to do after university

Wednesday 31 May 2.00pm-2.45pm, online

Come along to find out about practical steps for what to do next, and take action now to get started. We’ll look at useful tools and resources you can use to explore what works for you and consider what is important to you.

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CVs and Applications

Thursday 1 June 12.30pm-1.15pm , online

We’ll share tips and answer your questions for how to write effective CVs, cover letters and applications. By the end of the session, you will be able to understand different CV and cover letter styles and when to use them, review styles of application and discover what employers are looking for.

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LinkedIn and creating and maximising an online presence

Tuesday 6 June 12.30pm-1.15pm

Want to know how LinkedIn can boost your career? Interested in how to use your online presence to help in your job search and networking? We’ll look at social networks including LinkedIn and Sussex Connect and how employers are using them to network.

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Start a business or social enterprise this summer

Thursday 8 June 10am-11am

If you’re thinking about starting a business or social enterprise, this interactive workshop will highlight key considerations and explain the support available from the Entrepreneurship team at Sussex. So whether you have a clear idea or are just curious about the possibilities

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Go freelance this summer

Thursday 15 June 10am-11am

Have you ever wondered if your skills and interests could earn you money? Would you like to explore freelancing as an alternative to traditional work over the summer and beyond? This is an interactive online session, aimed at people considering freelance work for the first time.

More about: Go freelance this summer