w/e 19th April 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)


    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



  • TargetJobs 2015 Award Winners announced Read More
  • A new, concise report produced at BU sheds light on the economic health of the Dorset economy Read More
  • What are the world’s happiest jobs? Read More


Opportunity of the Week


  • Want to boost your CV with some volunteering experience? Become a Goodwood Motorsport Volunteer Read More


Further Opportunities to boost the CV


  • Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives and boost your CV at the same time? Then read on! Read More
  • ShellLiveWire have just launched a new programme helping Startups to build a SmarterFuture. Check it out here! Read More

All Blog Articles


2.Latest Job Sector News


  • Top ten tools for getting a graduate job in the Hospitality Industry Read More
  • Retail Assessment Centres: How graduates can stand out Read More
  • How to get into the Events Industry: a graduates guide Read More
  • Penguin Random House turns to Tumblr to recruit marketing talent Read More
  • The hidden boxes all aspiring solicitors should tick in a law application Read More
  • Seven questions you may be asked in a care worker interview Read More
  • How to get a job at Marks and Spencer as a Food Technologist Read More 
  • Fancy working with children or adults who are disabled in Dorset? Check out these vacancies Read More   
  • 60 B&Q store closures announced Read More

More Sector Resources


3. Job Hunting & Applications: Hints and Tips


  • Specsavers – Student Retail Jobs Read More
  • Bonmarché Retail Jobs For Students & Graduates Read More
  • The most important qualities of a LinkedIn profile Read More
  • Six ways to get a job after university Read More
  • How to get your job application shortlisted Read More
  • How to stand out in a job interview: eight things you need to know Read More
  • Google HR boss reveals top tips for job interview success Read More
  • Assessment Centres: how to succeed at group interviews Read More
  • Interviews: using the STAR principle Read More
  • Finding emails or Contact Details of a Recruiting Company  Read More

More Resources


4. Resource of the Week



Do you need to improve your IT skills? The BU IT Skills Team offers a range of FREE training and support to BU students on and off campus!

More and more employers are looking for students and graduates with competent IT skills, so if you want ‘the edge’ when competing in the jobs market etc,  the IT Skills Team at BU offers a range of FREE training materials and courses  for BU students which will help improve your IT skills. This includes:-

1. Providing a programme of IT related workshops  and support materials to help you develop basic computing skills which will be invaluable during your time at the University and afterwards.  Each term the team publish a new programme of workshops which are free of charge for students and staff, they range from introductions for users with very little experience to more advanced topics. The workshops are normally held in the IT Labs on the first floor of Studland House and cover topics such as:-

  • Word
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint
  • SPSS
  • Outlook
  • Access
  • Adobe Photoshop

To find out about forthcoming workshops and to access the online support materials visit the ‘IT Skills Development Community’ in myBU (select it from the ‘Communities you are participating in’ section on myBU)

2. The IT skills team also offer one to one surgeries dealing with course related IT enquiries.  Based in the IT lab areas, appointments will normally last for 30 minutes. The one to one sessions are aimed at resolving particular problems rather than the teaching of software packages and hardware support. To arrange an appointment please send an email to itskills@bournemouth.ac.uk stating what support is required and your preferred day/date.


5. Working & Studying Abroad – Advice & Opportunities


  • Worldwide internship opportunities are available with AIESEC UK; the largest youth-led global non-profit organisation Read More 
  • Got a question about Working Abroad? BUNAC can answer any questions you have 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, Placement & Graduate Job Vacancies


HR Analyst
Graduate Recruitment Bureau
Hertfordshire – South East
Deadline – 20 Apr, 2015
Find out more

Casual Waitress and Bar Staff (new)
Tapenade & Arribar
London & Others – Greater London
Deadline – 20 Apr, 2015
Casual Waiter and Bar Staff to work throughout our busiest periods. If you are successful working for Tapenade and Arribar, there will be an opportunity to work for our sister company, Best Parties Ever, who is the UK’s leading Christmas party supplier throughout November and December.
Find out more

Placement at Robert Bosch as Training Administrator
Robert Bosch Ltd
Uxbridge, London – Greater London
Closes – 20 Apr, 2015
Find out more



Part time Roles

Production Assistant (new)
Larmer Tree Festival
Deadline – 27 Apr, 2015
We’re looking for a Production Assistant to join us in the Festival Office from May 2015 to support our production department with preparation for the move to site, setting up teams and systems and supporting the Production Office to ensure a smooth and efficient festival.
Find out more


Placement Roles

Marketing Placement at Adecco Group
Applications close on 27 Apr 2015
Find out more

Placement at Macmillan Cancer Support as Donor Stewardship & Special Events Work Placement
Macmillan Cancer Support
London – Greater London
Deadline – 30 Jun, 2015
We are looking for a high calibre individual who would relish the opportunity to work for a large national charity on some truly exclusive and unique fundraising events.
Find out more


Graduate Roles

Nationwide Building Society
Various locations – All
Deadline – 31 May, 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


  • Guest Talk from BU Graduate Rob Mitchell, Commercial Director at AFC Bournemouth: Starts: 22 Apr 2015 5:00 PM Find out more
  • Graduate employer White and Company on Campus
    Robert Jones From White and Company are going to be based in the atrium on Monday morning (20th April) to offer students an insight into the jobs available within their company.

Mon 20 Apr 2015, 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

The Atrium , Talbot Campus
Booking Status
Not Required
Find out more

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

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