w/e 15th March 2015 – Round-up of the latest job vacancies, news, advice & opportunities

Round-up of the latest job vacancies, news, advice & opportunities

from the BU Careers & Employability Service

  • The Edge

    BU Careers & Employability Service, The Edge Student Development Centre (outside the library)

     

    Contents:-

    1. Latest Recruitment News, Events & Employability Opportunities
    2. Latest Job Sector News
    3. Job Hunting & Applications: Hints & Tips
    4. Careers & Employability Resource of the Week
    5. Working Abroad – Advice & Opportunities
    6. Further support offered from the BU Careers & Employability Service
    7. Latest Part Time & Graduate Job Vacancies
    8. Latest & Forthcoming On Campus Careers & Recruitment Events

     

1. Latest Recruitment News, Events & Employability Opportunities

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News

  • Twitter debuts on Fortunes Best Companies to Work for list Read More
  • The latest edition of Postgrad Magazine is now live – it’s your essential guide to further study! Read More

 

Opportunity of the Week

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  • Want to experience another culture? Want to boost your CV with an international experience? Apply for the Global Horizons fund – Deadline 15th March!
    Read More

 

Further Opportunities to boost the CV

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  • Collaborative doctoral studentship available – Deadline for applications 13th April 2015 Read More
  • Worried about funding your PhD study in 2015? Sign up to the Find a PhD £5k scholarship! Read More
  • Worried about funding your Masters study in 2015? Sign up to the Find a Masters £5k scholarship! Read More
  • Calling BU’s Nigerian students: Funding available to attend ICONS 2015: the 9th annual international conference of Nigerian students 10 – 12 April 2015 Read More
  • Opportunity for Forensic Science students to enhance their employability Read More

All Blog Articles

 

2.Latest Job Sector News


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  • High graduate accountancy salaries showcase importance of industry Read More
  • Want to get ahead as an animator? Find out how by big hero 6 animator Read More
  • Preparation for the NHS Graduate Recruitment Assessment Centre Read More
  • Download the Gradcracker App for the latest opportunities from your favourite Engineering and Technology employers Read More 
  • Graduate IT scheme available with Morrisons Read More
  • Eight tips on starting a career in film and TV Read More 
  • Every week TargetJobs puts together a Law update for graduates. Here’s the first one for March Read More

More Sector Resources

 

 

3. Job Hunting & Applications: Hints and Tips

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  • Biggest body language mistakes during an interivew: employers reveal all Read More
  • How to deliver a presentation that’s worthy of a graduate job Read More
  • Coping with case studies at assessment centres for graduate jobs Read More
  • Are graduate schemes the only way to go? Read More
  • School-leavers and graduates: how to write your first CV Read More
  • When Companies Talk About Culture, What Do They Really Mean? Read More
  • Mamas & Papas – Retail Jobs For Students Read More
  • How can I persuade an employer to take a chance on me? Read More
  • Just because it’s ‘only’ a phone interview doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be prepared – Read More

More Resources

 

4. Resource of the Week – Streamed DVDS – Interviews & Assessment Centres

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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
    Interview

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

 

 

5. Working & Studying Abroad – Advice & Opportunities

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  • China Work Experience opportunity Read More
  • The postgraduate guide to studying abroad Read More
  • Opportunities at Frontier for volunteering, internships and adventure including travel worldwide. Read More 
  • Advice & Resources on Working Abroad can be found on MyCareerHub here
  • Advice & Resources on Studying Abroad can be found on MyCareerHub here

 

6. Further Support from the BU Careers & Employability Service

The Edge

  • Weekly appointments available for advice on careers, the job hunt, the job application process and further study options Read More
  • One Stop Shop Online Careers System ‘MyCareerHub’ Read More
  • Loanable job hunting and job application books available from the Edge Student Development Centre (outside the library)
  • Comprehensive range of online careers & employability resources Read More
  • Find out about the Student Development Award  Read More

More Resources

 

7. Latest  Part Time & Graduate Job Vacancies

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QUICK! Roles Closing Soon

Graduate Role as Continuous Improvement Engineer for Siemens
Siemens – Poole
Poole, UK
Find out more
Deadline 17th March 2015

 

 

New Part time jobs:

Volunteer Crew – Set up and operations
Powerboat P1 Management Ltd (P1)
Bournemouth, UK
Deadline 1st September 2015
Find out more

Part Time role – Support Worker
Careservice24
Bournemouth, UK
Deadline 22nd April 2015
Find out more

Activity Instructor (18+) – Summer
Xplore
Stowmarket, UK
Deadline 1st July 2015
Find out more

 

Volunteering Roles

Volunteer/Intern at Sprachenatelier Berlin – marketing/admin or video/animation
Sprachenatelier Berlin
Berlin, Germany
Read More
Deadline 31st December 2015

 

 

New Graduate Roles:

Graduate Role – New Business Development Executive
Smart Group
Bournemouth, UK
Deadline 25th September 2015
Find out more

IT Project Administrator
Rowanmoor Group plc
Salisbury, UK
Deadline 12th May 2015
Find out more

German Speaking Agent
Smart Group
Bournemouth, UK
Deadline 30th September 2015
Find out more

 

Additional Note:

Check out our new display that is in the link corridor (by ground floor stairs of students union). We will be updating the display with new jobs on a regular basis.

More job hunting resources

 

 

8.  Latest & Forthcoming On Campus Careers & Recruitment Events

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Forthcoming

  • Nursing Careers Fair – Wednesday 25th March 2015 – Kimmeridge House – 12pm – 3pm

For further details of these and other on and off campus careers and recruitment events click here

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