w/e 3rd May 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, Talbot Campus)
    Open 8.45am – 4.30pm Monday – Friday



  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




Opportunity of the Week


  • Want to boost your CV? Become a Global BU Buddy – Deadline for applications 7th May 2015 Read More


Further Opportunities to boost the CV


  • Enhance your CV – Apply for Volunteer & RAG Leadership Roles at BU Read More
  • Been on an Industrial Placement? Here’s your chance to win the 2014-2015 placement prize and boost your CV Read More
  • Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives and boost your CV at the same time? Read More
  • Want to boost your CV with some volunteering experience? Become a Goodwood Motorsport Volunteer Read More

All Blog Articles


2.Latest Job Sector News


  • Nine ways to get a job in Gaming Read More
  • Salary Survey 2015 for the Television Industry Read More
  • Extend BBC Placement Scheme now open for applications Read More
  • Think working in PR is one long party? Think again Read More
  • Fancy being a trainee sports reporter? Here is your chance Read More
  • Co-op food to create 700 new UK Supermarket Jobs Read More
  • Be your best self in a law assessment centre group exercise Read More
  • Sainsbury’s cuts 800 jobs in stores re-organisation: Supermarket Sainsbury’s is cutting about 800 jobs Read More

More Sector Resources


3. Job Hunting & Applications: Hints and Tips


  • How to secure a job before you graduate Read More
  • Summer festival jobs in the UK Read More
  • There are 150,000+ charities in the UK, all looking for help from people like you. Read more reasons to volunteer Read More
  • Sign up for flexible hours working in hospitality jobs, wait staff, bar staff & other roles @LOLAjobs Read More
  • 10 of the toughest job interview questions Read More
  • How to be your best self at graduate assessment centres Read More
  • Top ten spelling mistakes jobseekers make on their CVs Read More
  • Dress to impress: what to wear for a job interview Read More
  • Being interviewed over the phone/on video? Smile as you speak, record a mock interview and plan ahead Read More 

More Resources


4. Resource of the Week – Preparing for Interviews & Assessment Centres – 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



5. Working & Studying Abroad – Advice & Opportunities

747 Jumbo Jet landing at Heathrow UK

  • The benefits of working overseas for your CV Read More
  • Interested in teaching English abroad this summer? UK-TEFL can help! Read More
  • Calling all animal lovers! Check out this volunteering programme in the Kruger National Park 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

A British graduate looks for work in London

Part time Roles

Occupational Therapist
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust (NDHT)
Find out more

Care Workers
Agincare Group Ltd – Bournemouth & Christchurch
Ferndown, UK
Find out more



Graduate Roles

Graduate Management Trainee- Field bases
Rentokil Initial – Pest Control
Applications Open all year
Find out more

Graduate Role – Student Aquisition and Events – PM
GTI Media
Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK
Find out more

Sales Executive
Bournemouth, UK
Find out more


Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

Edinburgh Napier University
Edinburgh, UK
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


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






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