Career Opportunities for First Year University Students

Start your career with our deadline guide of opportunities for first years. It's essential to meet firms early and gain exclusive skills that will boost your career. Keep an eye on our key dates section below to secure a placement or attend an event to personally meet firms and grow your network. 

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Key Dates

15th November

23rd November

2nd December

30th December

31st December

4th January

6th January

13th January

31st January

28th February

29th March

31st March

24th April

31st May

Rolling Deadlines

Event Dates

18th October

23rd October

24th October

1st November

14th November

17th January

21st January 

28th March

If you're not sure what you want to do yet, take a look at our Career Path Guides which provide a tailored insight to all the different options available and the steps for building a brilliant career.

Need some help with your application? 

We have a variety of expert resources desgined to help you impress and secure your applications. Read our advice on CVs and Cover Letters, Aptitude Tests, Interviews (face-to-face), Interviews (video & telephone), Assessment Centre and don't forget to sign up for our weekly commercial awarenes update. 

Need some inspiration? 

Read about how fellow Bright Network members managed to secure roles. They provide their experiences and top tips to help you start your career - here's how you can follow in their footsteps: