Graduate jobs and internships in Brighton

Jobs in Brighton

Are you looking for a job in Brighton or the surrounding area? Brighton is located one hour south of London on the South East coast of England in the county of East Sussex. Brighton is in the centre of the Greater Brighton City Area and, due to its seaside location, has become a popular tourist destination. Brighton is known for its large LGBT population, known not only as "gay capital of the UK" but also "the happiest place to live in the UK".

An important centre for commerce and employment, Brighton is home to major companies such as American Express, Lloyds Bank and Asda. Creative, digital and new media are also important sectors in Brighton, which is also a popular location for trade fairs and exhibitions. The employment rate in Brighton and Hove is 71.7%, which is slightly lower than that of Great Britain as a whole.

The top employment sectors in the Brighton are:

  • Education
  • Financial services
  • I.T. services
  • Marketing, advertising and media management
  • Retail
  • Software development
  • Web development

Looking for the ideal company to carry out your internship or work placement?

Work experience can often be invaluable. It can be difficult to decide where to carry out your internship, work placement or apply for a graduate job. The top graduate employers in the South East (Brighton) include: British Army, Hampshire County Council, BAE Systems, Boots, Kent County Council, Southampton Solent University, Deloitte, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), University of Oxford, Atkins, Enterprise, IBM, Specsavers, Thames Valley Police, Vodafone, Balfour Beatty, Ernst & Young, QinetiQ, Surrey County Council, Thales and many others. You can find more apprenticeship, internship, placement and graduate job opportunities on Wizbii.

Recruitment open days, recruitment fairs and other events:

There are a number of recruitment open days and events in Brighton designed to help you find a job. To take part in recruitment open days, bring along an up-to-date CV and, if you already have an idea what company you would like to work for, you should also bring a cover letter. Open day recruitment events are beneficial for both employers and potential employees as they allow employers to analyse how candidates act in a social setting and also provide the opportunity to advertise their business or company. Types of work opportunities on offer at these events include internships, industrial work placements, temporary and permanent contracts, and graduate jobs.

In Brighton, there are a variety of job and career fairs such as the Careers Fair, which is an annual event organised by the University of Brighton. The event offers students and graduates (including those from other universities) the opportunity to meet potential employers face-to-face, gain insight into different careers and selections procedures. Employers and organisations recruit final year, postgraduate, second year and other students for a variety of positions including graduate schemes, full-time roles, summer placements, full-year placements, training, postgraduate courses and overseas opportunities.

The Jobs Fair also passes through Brighton and hosts over 20 exhibitors. Job seekers simply turn up on the day and have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with recruiters and find out more about available job opportunities, including full-time and part-time roles, training and more. Companies who have attending in the past include: Aviva, TSB, Apple, Allianz, Sportdirect.com Group, Bentley, Primark, bet365, Virgin Media, Capital One, Aldi, NatWest, Tesco, Royal Mail, Sky, Peugeot, The co-operative and many others.

Average salary for graduates in Brighton

The average salary for graduates working in Brighton is around £23,000 per year, but can range from £19,000 to £32,500 depending on the job sector.

If you live in Brighton and you're a student or a graduate looking for a job, internship or work placement, you now have all the information you need to find the job of your dreams.

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Role area Retail · Contract type Permanent · Job reference HRGID316402 · Location Brighton BN1 8LW · Customer Service Advisor – the role: You will be an advocate for the Argos va...

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  Location Brighton, East Sussex ·  Salary £9.28/Hour ·  Category Office and Secretarial - Administrator ·  Job type Temporary ·  Industry Office and Secretarial ·  External Reference JH/LA/BRIG...

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  Location Brighton, East Sussex ·  Salary £ 24000 - £ 32400 / Year ·  Category Sales & Retail - Sales, Retail and Customer Service ·  Job type Permanent ·  Industry Sales and Retail ·  External...

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  Location Brighton, East Sussex ·  Salary £9.28/Hour ·  Category Office and Secretarial - Administrator ·  Job type Temporary ·  Industry Banking and Financial Services ·  External Reference JH/...

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