w/e 30th November 2014 – Round-up of the latest job vacancies, news, advice & opportunties

Latest Recruitment News, Events & Employability Opportunities from the

BU Careers & Employability Service

(located in the Edge outside the library)



  • 9,000 Christmas jobs still unfilled as demand for seasonal staff soars Read More
  • Want to join a club or society at BU? Head over to the SUBU website to see everything they have to offer! Read More
  • The Disabled Student Allowance (DSA) is available if you’re going on to postgraduate study Read More
  • Are you thinking of doing a PhD? Targetjobs provides lots of useful info about this transition Read More
  • Learn more about PG study and funding at the RGRoadshow talks programme. Pre-register now Read More 
  • Interested in a new career? Check out Proud Employers for job opportunities with LGBT-friendly employers! Read More 
    Youth Employment are recruiting Volunteer Youth Ambassadors to join their national team Read More
  • Boost your employment prospects: enter the 2015 Undergraduate of the Year Awards: Closing date 4th February 2015 Read More
  • Chance for BU students back from Placement to win £500! Closing date 9th January 2015  Read More

All Blog Articles


Job Sector

  • Teacher Training Opportunities Read More
  • The top five interview questions that may be asked in an IT interview Read More
  • First years! Get an insight into banking with the Spring Insight Programme from @CreditSuisse Read More
  • IBM – Master the Mainframe Contest – Deadline January 7th 2015 Read More

More Sector Resources


Job Hunting & Applications: Hints and Tips

  • Advice for getting a Christmas job – University of Manchester student Beckie shares her insider tips Read More 
  • AFC Bournemouth are still looking for coaches in their development centres. Contact – Andy.howe@afcb.co.ukBe selective: what not to include in your CV and job applications Read More
  • Stay on top of job deadlines. Sign up to Inside Careers for your personalised job alerts Read More
  • Applying for jobs: example questions and answers in application forms Read More

More Resources


Working Abroad

  • Are you a finalist or graduate interested in gaining some valuable work experience in Japan? Then read on…Read More
  • Check out BUNAC’s brand new Work Australia Ultimate programme Read More 
  • Your chance to win a scholarship and paid internship at GoEuro in Berlin! Deadline 15th December! Read More


The BU Careers & Employability Service ‘Resource of the Week’  -Going Global Job Vacancy Database


The Going Global database includes more than 10,000 pages of constantly-updated content on how to work abroad including a database of current overseas job opportunities, work permit/visa regulations and CV writing guidelines for specific countries and much more!

Features include:-

Country Career Guides

Packed with country-specific career information, this research tool provides expert advice and insider tips for finding employment opportunities at home and abroad.

Job Postings and Internship Listings

Search for job openings and internship opportunities in countries around the world.

Key Employer Directory

Access more than 400,000+ country-specific company profiles in industries such as manufacturing, transportation, consumer goods, consulting services, finance and technology.

To view Going Global, please click here


Further Support from the BU Careers & Employability Service

  • How to look for Vacation Work in the UK Read More
  • FREE take-away Careers and Job Hunting Guides available from the Edge Careers Centre (outside the library)
  • How to look for Vacation Work Abroad Read More
  • Follow the Student Development Award Blog Read More

More Resources


Latest Part Time & Graduate Job Vacancies

These can be found on MyCareerHub here

More job hunting resources



 Careers & Recruitment Events

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




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