w/e 22nd 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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  • Nestle UK Ireland & Twitter launch first joint internship scheme Read More
  • How to become employer ready by graduation Read More
  • Chin up, head down: how to stay positive during your graduate job hunt Read More

 

Opportunity of the Week

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  • Collaborative doctoral studentship available – Deadline for applications 13th April 2015 Read More

 

Further Opportunities to boost the CV

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  • 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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  • Want to combine your passion for travel with sales? Find out about the sales consultant development programme by Travelbag Read More
  • Doors opening for those looking at creative careers Read More
  • How to get a job in gaming Read More
  • Keep up to date with some of the week’s legal news. See this latest update from TargetJobs Read More 

More Sector Resources

 

 

3. Job Hunting & Applications: Hints and Tips

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  • CV power words that will help you get an interview Read More
  • Four covering letter blunders and how to avaoid them Read More
  • 10 worst mistakes recruiters see in job interviews Read More
  • Fat Face – Retail Jobs & Support Roles For Students Read More
  • Fancy a summer holiday job somewhere historic? Buckingham Palace has just re-opened applications Read More 
  • There are still plenty of graduate schemes open for 2015. Take a look now and get your application rolling Read More
  • Retail Jobs At Maplin Stores Read More 
  • Six sites you need to know for internship opportunities Read More 

More Resources

 

4. Resource of the Week – FREE Online Psychometric, Numeracy & other Recruitment Tests

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FREE  online practice Psychometric Tests covering Numeracy, Aptitude, Verbal & Abstract Reasoning

Psychometric tests can be used in recruitment and selection. These tests may measure a number of factors such as the level or nature of thinking competencies by focusing upon your aptitudes or abilities in specific areas or reasoning.

They may also gather information on your personal qualities and responses in specific and differing situations. The tests are researched and trialled to be fair to people sitting them. Results are usually compared to how other test takers performed in the past.

To practice Psychometric Tests online click here

 

 

5. Working & Studying Abroad – Advice & Opportunities

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  • The BUNAC_UK BEST Scholarships for postgraduate study in the US for UK students close on 31 March 2015! Read More
  • Summer holiday rep jobs abroad Read More
  • Looking for teaching experience? How about getting teaching experience in China? Read More

Read More

 

 

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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Part time Roles

French Manufacturing Company (Ref.: QDIT06)
InternChina
Qingdao, China
Deadline 19th March 2016
Find out more

Paintball Marshal
Camouflage Paintball
Bournemouth, UK
Deadline 30th April 2015
Find out more

 

Graduate Roles
Media Liaison Executives
London, UK
Deadline 2nd April 2015
Find out more

Marketing Controller
Troubador Publishing Ltd
Kibworth, Leics, UK
Deadline 31st March 2015
Find out more

Volunteering Roles

Placement – Research Diver Internship – Marine Conservation Work Experience
Kenna Eco Diving
L’Escala, Spain
Deadline 21st June 2015
Find out more

Unpaid Intern

Production Intern
Mad Ferret Productions
London, UK
Deadline 13th April 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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This Week

  • Nursing Careers Fair – Wednesday 25th March 2015 – Kimmeridge House – 12pm – 3pm
  • Your BU Masters Event – Monday 23rd March – Wednesday 25th March – Read More 

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

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