Are you an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual? We are recruiting for the Bournemouth University Student IoD Committee!

 

We are looking for enthusiastic and highly motivated individuals who want to make a real difference to the IoD student membership experience. As a part of the committee you will be responsible for representing the IoD student body at BU, working with the IoD Dorset branch to put on a series of interesting and relevant events for your fellow student members and collating feedback about the benefits available in the membership package. You will also work closely with the regional team and be expected to report back to the National Student Membership team in London

 

We envisage the committee meet once every 6 weeks to discuss engagement and also plan and review the progress of events and benefits.  The committee will be expected to keep minutes of their meetings and records of their activities. They will also be expected to attend all student events where possible. Please only apply if you think you will be able to commit the time to the committee. You do not have to be an IOD member as we are looking for a range of students who will be able to bring their skills on board.

 

There are 4 positions available to apply for:

 

Company Secretary – Responsible for arranging meetings of the Board, preparing and circulating the agendas and relevant papers and details, taking and producing minutes to record all decisions made by the board. The company secretary will ensure all action points are carried out.

 

Event and Communication Role – Responsible, in conjunction with the rest of the committee, to come up with ideas for events that will be interesting and relevant to the IoD student membership body. They will be responsible for liaising with the IoD and University team to make sure the event is planned within IoD protocols and will be responsible for the running of student events.

They will also be responsible for the management of all internal and external communications, including how the Board will communicate with each other, and how the activities will be communicated to the rest of the IoD Student Body, i.e. how events are promoted to the student body.

 

Member Information Officer – This person will ensure that correspondence to all members is clear and timely. They will deal with the BU IoD student mailbox and handle and co-ordinate all enquiries and new applications, log in queries etc. Archiving of membership information and data analytics of membership profiles and activity will feed into the annual report.

 

Committee member – This is a supporting role to the Board/Committee and will include elements of leadership across all areas. In particular the role will involve investigating funding opportunites for the supply of refreshments, printing and marketing collateral and will oversee all financial aspects of the committee. One of the most essential things this person will have to do is make sure all activity is commercially viable and the Board never make a loss.

 

To apply please email the Application form to iod@bournemouth.ac.uk  by the close of Monday 30th October 2017.

 

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to interview on Monday 6th November.

Interviews will then take place at EBC on Wed 8th November between 9.15 and 12.30 latest.

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w/c 16th October 2017 – Round-up of the latest job vacancies, news, advice & opportunities

 

BU Careers & Employability Service, The Edge Student Development Centre

(outside the Sir Michael Cobham Library, Talbot Campus)


Open 8.45am – 4.30pm – Monday – Friday

Tel: 01202 961663

Find us on Twitter

Access MyCareerHub

 

Contents: 

This weeks:

  • 121 Advice & Guidance Availability
  • Events on Campus
  • BU Opportunities to develop the CV
  • Latest Job Vacancies
  • Recommended Careers Resources – Print & Online
  • External Events & Opportunities

 

1-2-1 Advice & Guidance 

 Drop In Advice (available in the Careers Centre, outside the library)

  • Monday 16th October from 10am ~ 12 noon
  • Tuesday 17th October from 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Wednesday 18th October from 10am – 12 Noon
  • Wednesday 18th October from 1pm – 5pm (Study & Work Abroad Team)
  • Thursday 19th October Please note there is no ‘Drop In’ today
  • Friday 20th October from 9am – 11am

 

Bookable Appointments

 

Events on Campus

 

Your Career Week…. getting you on your career path – Tuesday 17 – Friday 20 October 2017

A week of networking and skill development opportunities for BU Students and Graduates, featuring the BU Annual Careers Fair!

 

Your Career Week is a week of networking and skill development opportunities for BU students and graduates enabling you to meet future employers, learn from industry experts and boost your appeal by gaining new skills.

As part of the week long event, you can find out more about the  Global Talent Programme 2017 and you can have some fun with HMRCs speed-pitching as well as sign up to a range of employer workshops and talks.

In addition to this,  the BU Annual Careers Fair will be taking place from the 18th – 19th October.

Careers Fairs are an ideal way to meet employers (local, national and international) in a relaxed and familiar environment, with staff on hand to help.

Whether you know exactly what you want in your future career, or would just like an informal chat to learn more about different opportunities, a Careers Fair at BU is a great place to be.

Employers at this years fair will be offering placement, internship and graduate opportunities and most employers have said they want to meet students from a wide range of courses.

So if you’re looking for ways to boost your employability, plan your placement and continue our excellent graduate employment rate after your studies*, you need to get involved with Your Career Week!

To access the full programme of events running throughout the week as well as details of all the employers who are attending the BU Annual Careers Fair click here

 

* 92.3% of Bournemouth University students are in work or further study six months after graduating from University – Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2016

 

BU Opportunities of the Week

 

  • Win £100 to spend on Amazon and help the Careers & Employability Service at the same time
  • Volunteering with SUBU is a great way to add skills and experience to your CV
  • Get involved with Global Talent Programme ~ Make your CV really stand out from the crowd and be recognised as a global talent by future employers
  • Applications open for the Dynamo Enterprise Challenge for Budding BU entrepreneurial students (Closing date 27th October)

 

 

Latest Job Vacancies of the Week

Graduate

Placement

Part-time

 

 

Recommended Careers Resources of the Week

Print

 

Brilliant Series ~ How to write a brilliant CV

This book tells you what a prospective employer is looking for and how to write it, with sections on;

  • Writing a CV from scratch
  • How to read a job advert
  • What sort of person are you
  • Presenting your CV

Available to loan out from the Careers Centre in the Edge (outside the library) plus many more!

 

Online

 

 

Are you looking for CV & Covering Letter Templates to help you when applying of jobs or placements? Have a look at our booklet ‘packed’ with resources such as;

  • Understanding your skills
  • Getting the Profile right
  • How to make an approach
  • Example Cover Letter

Access the resource here

 

External Opportunities 

 

 

 

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Pick up a FREE copy of The Guardian UK 300 Top Employers Guide 2017/18

 

This FREE resource has sections on:

  • Showcasing employers: choosing the best company for you
  • Boosting your employability
  • Spotlight on technology
  • Graduate employers in details

And all 300 employers briefly described.

Collect your copy from The Edge (Outside the library) while stocks last.

We’re open Monday – Friday, 8.45am ~ 4.30pm

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Your Career Week…. getting you on your career path – Tuesday 17 – Friday 20 October 2017 – A week of networking and skill development opportunities for BU Students and Graduates!

Your Career Week is a week of networking and skill development opportunities for BU students and graduates enabling you to meet future employers, learn from industry experts and boost your appeal by gaining new skills .

In addition to BU’s Annual Careers Fair 2017, we’ll be launching the Global Talent Programme 2017 and you can have some fun with HMRCs speed-pitching and sign up to a range of employer workshops and talks.

So if you’re looking for ways to boost your employability, plan your placement and continue our excellent graduate employment rate after your studies*, you need to get involved with Your Career Week!

* 92.3% of Bournemouth University students are in work or further study six months after graduating from University – Destination of Leavers from Higher Education Survey 2016

You can book on as many events as you’d like to – full details are below:

 

Tuesday 17 October:

 

Global BUzz guest talk: Transitioning graduate talent to graduate careers

13:00 – 14:00, Stevenson lecture theatre, Poole House, Talbot Campus

Speaker: Stephen Isherwood, Chief Executive, Institute of Student Employers

About: Gain valuable insight into the graduate jobs market and to develop skills to articulate, translate and apply skills, knowledge and attributes when it comes to career planning.

Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/global-buzz-guest-talk-transitioning-graduate-talent-to-graduate-careers-tickets-38621061635

 

Wednesday 18 October:

 

BU Annual Careers Fair

11:00 – 15:00, Kimmeridge House, Talbot Campus

About: There will be over 60 employers from sectors across all BU subject areas on campus during this two day event, there’s plenty of opportunity to find out about placements, graduate schemes and career options, so bring along your CV, put your networking skills to the test and start planning your career journey.

No booking needed – check out the guide, with details of employers on the BU website

 

Global Talent Programme Induction Sessions, 10:00 – 11:00 and 15:00 – 16:00

Share lecture theatre, Fusion Building, Talbot Campus

Led by: Dr Sonal Minocha, Pro Vice-Chancellor (Global Engagement)

About: These sessions will introduce the Global Talent Programme to students and provide information about how they can enrol and what is required in terms of their time and commitment.Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/myevent?eid=38624190995

 

Graduate Skills: What employers are looking for         

12:00 – 13:00  FG06, Fusion Building, Talbot Campus

Speaker: Paul Hanrahan, Talent Acquisition/Training and Development Manager, Enterprise Rent-a-Car

About: This session will look at the skills that graduate recruiters are looking for, and how to gain them on campus through study, Part-time or Voluntary work and any social or sports activities that students might be involved in.

Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/graduate-skills-what-employers-are-looking-for-tickets-38621564138

 

BU Be Global International Opportunities Festival talks: Benefits and challenges of international experience

12:30-14:00, Share lecture theatre, Fusion Building, Talbot Campus

Panel members: Stephanie Kleynhans (Europe Policy Officer), Universities UK International and       British Council, Generation UK Team

About: The session will allow you to explore the range of international experience opportunities available at Bournemouth University! You will gain a better understanding of the employability benefits these activities can provide through a speaker series.

Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/bu-be-global-international-opportunities-festival-talks-benefits-and-challenges-of-international-tickets-38624107746

 

How to secure a graduate role with HMRC

14:00 – 15:00, FG06, Fusion Building, Talbot Campus

About: HMRC will be attending the Annual Career Fair and also holding a one hour workshop sharing details of their Graduate Recruitment Programme ideal for students studying tax, finance, accounting, or who want to move into this field. HMRC will be offering over 200 positions this year, with a starting salary of approximately £28k – upon successful completion of the course trainees can expect to be promoted to a Grade 7 salary of around £48k.

Book: No booking needed!

 

Using Tech for Good

16:00 – 16:30, Share lecture theatre, Fusion Building, Talbot Campus

Speaker: Amie Stebbing, Head of Culture, 3 Sided Cube

About: 3 SIDED CUBE is a multi-award winning agency of creatives and technologists who collaborate with extraordinary start-ups, organisations and enterprise solutions to create life-saving and life-changing digital solutions. Their passion for building ‘tech for good’ has aided global brands such as American Red Cross, Boots, RNLI, LUSH, RSPB, Lloyds Banking Group and Nordstrom. This talk will explore how and why they do it and provide an insight into their unique working culture. Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/using-tech-for-good-tickets-38621623315

 

Social Media and Digital Innovation in Business’         

16:30 – 17:00, Share lecture theatre, Fusion Building, Talbot Campus

Speaker: Luke Williams, Entrepreneur and social media and digital innovation consultant, BU graduate and former Social Media Innovation Officer for the RNL

About: Think that you can’t make a career out of social media? Think again. Luke is an entrepreneur, social media and digital innovation consultant and former Social Media Innovation Officer for the RNLI. Luke’s talk is all about how technology is vital to getting a message out to audiences.

Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/social-media-and-digital-innovation-in-business-tickets-38621915188

 

Start-up Networks

17:00 – 17:30  Share lecture theatre, Fusion Building, Talbot Campus

Speaker: Adam Beveridge (BU Graduate), CEO and Co-Founder  of Hollabox.com

About: Having commenced their start-up journey, Adam and his co-founders from Hollobox.com will share some of their insights into start-up networks and the lessons they have learned from their experience so far.

Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/start-up-networks-tickets-38623981368

 

Thursday 19 October:

 

Generation UK – China and British Council mobility opportunities      

10:00 – 11:00, location FG06, Fusion Buiding, Talbot Campus

Speaker: Nishat Ali, Global Mobility Manager, British Council Beijing

About: Generation UK – China was launched by the British Council in 2013. By 2020, it aims to help 80,000 students from the UK boost their employability, enhance their long-term job prospects, and develop a global mind-set through study and work experience opportunities in China. Come along to find out more!

Book:  :  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/generation-uk-china-and-british-council-mobility-opportunities-tickets-38723174056

 

BU Annual Careers Fair

11:00 – 15:00, Kimmeridge House, Talbot Campus

About: There will be over 60 employers from sectors across all BU subject areas on campus during this two day event, there’s plenty of opportunity to find out about placements, graduate schemes and career options, so bring along your CV, put your networking skills to the test and start planning your career journey.

No booking needed – check out the guide, with details of employers on the BU website

 

Global Talent in the Region

15:00 – 16:00, Inspire lecture theatre, Fusion Building, Talbot Campus

Panel members: Martin Pardey, Hays Recruitment and Sina Rhuland, BU Masters student and Global Talent Programme graduate

About: This session will highlight and disseminate some of the key aspects of the work that has been undertaken by BU around the development of the Global Talent Programme and the findings of global talent in the region work and as well as some of the key areas of feedback from the student surveys that have informed the programme.

Book: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/global-talent-in-the-region-tickets-38624381565

 

Friday 20 October:

 

LockIn China   

14:00 – 16:00, EB306, Executive Business Centre, Lansdowne Campus

About: It’s important for Chinese students to start applying for graduate jobs in China when you first arrive at BU, and not wait until you return home -this presentation and workshop will guide you through this process.

Book: https://mycareerhub.bournemouth.ac.uk/students/events/detail/762487

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w/c 9th October 2017 – Round-up of the latest job vacancies, news, advice & opportunities

 

BU Careers & Employability Service, The Edge Student Development Centre

(outside the Sir Michael Cobham Library, Talbot Campus)


Open 8.45am – 4.30pm – Monday – Friday

Tel: 01202 961663

Find us on Twitter

Access MyCareerHub

 

1-2-1 Advice & Guidance 

 Drop In Advice

  • Monday 9th October from 9am ~ 9.45am and 11.15am ~ 12.15pm
  • Tuesday 10th October from 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Wednesday 11th October from 10am – 12 Noon
  • Wednesday 11th October from 1pm – 5pm (Study & Work Abroad Team)
  • Thursday 12th October from 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Friday 13th October from 9am – 11am

 

Bookable Appointments

 

Events on Campus

This Week…

 

BU Opportunities of the Week

  • Attention BU Students! Want the chance of winning a £50 Amazon Voucher for answering just 2 short questions about your career/work readiness?

 

  • Win £100 to spend on Amazon and help the Careers & Employability Service at the same time

 

 

 

Latest Job Vacancies of the Week

Graduate

 

Placement

  • Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) – Psychology, London

 

Part-time

 

 

Careers Resources of the Week

 Print

 

Collect your FREE copy of the Lex100 Law Guide 2017/18

The student guide to the UK’s premier law firms. Pick up your FREE copy. Come to the Careers Centre, in The Edge outside the library ~ while stocks last.

 

Online

 

 

  • Want to make sure that you are as employable as possible once you leave BU? Have a Career Action Plan for each academic year.

 

External Opportunities 

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Win £100 to spend on Amazon and help the Careers & Employability Service at the same time

 

Everyone at Bournemouth University Careers & Employability Service needs your feedback to continue to give you excellent careers support. This year we’re taking part in the trendence survey, one of the UK’s largest student surveys, and their reports will tell us how satisfied you are with your careers support and the wider university experience, as well as which employers you aspire to work for. Take the survey and you’ll be giving us valuable feedback.

 

In return for your help, trendence are giving away…

  • a £100 Amazon gift card (given away every week – 14 to give away!)
  • an iPad Pro (two given away at close of survey)

Click here to enter the competition!

 

Tell us what you think of your university course, which employers you like, and how you’re feeling about your future career. trendence will continue to use the results to put together research reports to help universities and employers across the UK, so that they know what kind of job you want.

 

It only takes 15 minutes (and you can take it on your mobile!)

 

Take the survey now: www.trendence-gradbarometer.co.uk

 

 

Would you like to know more about trendence? Here’s some extra information:

 

The trendence Graduate study is the UK’s most comprehensive piece of research into students’ views on graduate careers and recruitment: over 62,000 UK students took part last year. trendence also powers The Guardian UK 300, so ranking your favourite employers is a great way to influence their status in the publication.

trendence is an excellent tool for helping students to think about graduate careers: the questions require you to rank employers in a variety of ways, helping you to think laterally about your career options and why you like, or don’t like, certain companies.

 

Your answers are completely anonymous. You are welcome to read our data protection policy.

 

trendence abides by all MRS codes, ESOMAR codes and ISO 20252. We are conducting this survey in partnership with your Careers Service.

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w/c 2nd October 2017 – Round-up of the latest job vacancies, news, advice & opportunities

 

BU Careers & Employability Service, The Edge Student Development Centre

(outside the Sir Michael Cobham Library, Talbot Campus)


Open 8.45am – 4.30pm – Monday – Friday

Tel: 01202 961663

Find us on Twitter

Access MyCareerHub

 

1-2-1 Advice & Guidance 

 Drop In Advice

  • Monday 2nd October from 10am – 12 Noon
  • Tuesday 3rd October from 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Wednesday 4th October from 10am – 12 Noon
  • Wednesday 4th October from 1pm – 5pm (Study & Work Abroad Team)
  • Thursday 5th October from 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Friday 6th October from 10am – 12 Noon

 

Bookable Appointments

 

Events on Campus

 

This Week…

 

 

BU Opportunities of the Week

  • Attention BU Students! Want the chance of winning a £50 Amazon Voucher for answering just 2 short questions about your career/work readiness?

 

 

 

 

Latest Job Vacancies of the Week

Graduate

Placement

Part-time

 

 

Careers Resources of the Week

Book of the Week – Ultimate Job Search

This book offers a definitive guide to networking, interviews and follow-up strategies, with sections on how to;

    • search the media and the internet
    • network
    • make a great impression at interviews
    • succeed in aptitude and personality tests

Available to loan out from the Careers Centre in the Edge (outside the library) plus many more

 

 

External Opportunities 

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