w/e 12th October 2014 – Round-up of the latest job vacancies, news, advice & opportunities

Latest Recruitment News, Events & Employability Opportunities from the

BU Careers & Employability Service

(located in the Edge outside the library)


  • 16 tips for how graduates can engage with employers Read More
  • Career tactics for women: from internship to promotion Read More
  • Where are the highest paid jobs in the UK Read More
  • UK job vacancies at 16 year high but firms are struggling to fill them Read More
  • Boost your CV with the Dynamo Challenge – Deadline for applications 31st October 2014 Read More
  • IBM – Master the Mainframe Contest – Deadline January 7th 2015 Read More

All Blog Articles


Job Sector

  • Harvard Engineering employs graduates and undergraduates Read More
  • Investment banking: 9 tops tips for getting ahead of the pack Read More
  • BP hopes to discover future leaders Read More

More Sector Resources


Job Hunting & Applications: Hints and Tips

  • From maybe to yes: five tips to help candidates at Assessment Centres Read More
  • Twitter more popular than facebook among UK recruiters and candidates Read More

More Resources


Working Abroad

  • It’s more than just a holiday: the benefits of student travel on job prospects Read More
  • Interested in teaching abroad? Apply for a teach abroad scholarship – Deadline 31st October Read More


Careers Resource of the Week  – Streamed DVDs

A number of DVDs are available to view through Careerhub to help you with preparing for Assessment Centres and Interviews.

‘At the Assessment Centre’ shows real students and graduates being assessed by actual recruiters and covers the following activities which commonly feature at an assessment centre:-

  • Ice Breaker Exercise
    Prepared Presentation
    Role Play
    In tray exercise
    Group Discussion
    Meal with the selectors
    Case study

A number of DVDs on Interviews are available to view via myBU including:-

  • Making an Impact – Graduate Job Interviews
  • First Impressions Count – Going for an Interview
  • Making an Impact – Graduate Telephone Interviews

To view the DVDs, please click here


Further Support from the BU Careers & Employability Service

  • Deciding what to do after University Read More
  • Calling all Finalists & Postgrads! Pick up your FREE Prospects Employer Directory of Graduate Schemes from the Edge (outside the library)
  • Finding out more about Graduate Schemes Read More
  • Practice Psychometric, Numeracy, Verbal and other recruitment tests online! Read More

More Resources


Latest Part Time & Graduate Job Vacancies

Part Time Vacancies


Graduate Vacancies

  • Microsoft – Microsoft Technical Graduate Programme 2015 – More details
  • Babcock – Project Management – More details
  • Kerry Group – Graduate Opportunities in Operations – More details

The latest part time and graduate job vacancies can be found on MyCareerHub here

More job hunting resources


 Careers & Recruitment Events

On Campus THIS WEEK…

  • Diverse Abilities Plus – Presentation on opportunities available within the Charity – 16th October 2014More details



  • IBM – Your application Year (an afternoon with IBM to improve your Employability Skills) – 22nd October 2014More details
  • Study & Work Abroad Festival – 29th October 2014, Kimmeridge House, Talbot Campus Read More


For a full list of all the latest on and off campus careers and recruitment events click here

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