w/e 17th 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 on MyCareerHub
  8. Latest & Forthcoming On Campus Careers & Recruitment Events


1. Latest Recruitment News, Events & Employability Opportunities



  • Google voted most popular employer in the UKs largest undergraduate careers survey Read More
  • Why students should volunteer whilst at university Read More
  • Nine ways to use language skills to get a job and boost your career Read More
  • Did you know that the BBC has free learning resources for Business and entrepreneurship? Check them out here


Opportunity of the Week


  • Do you want to make a difference to people’s lives and boost your CV at the same time? Read More


Further Opportunities to boost the CV


  • Keep your eyes on the SUBU Volunteer website to check out all the latest volunteering opportunities Read More
  • Are you part of Nerve Radio or Nerve Magazine? Applications are now open for committee positions for 2015/16 Read More
  • Only 3 weeks left to sign up for our £5,000 PhD scholarship & £500 runners up prizes Read More
  • Been on an Industrial Placement? Here’s your chance to win the 2014-2015 placement prize and boost your CV Read More
  • Applications now open to apply to be a BU Student Ambassador! Read More
  • Want to work abroad and need some funding? Then apply for the BU Global Horizons Fund! Read More

All Blog Articles



2.Latest Job Sector News


  • Commercial Awareness: what Retail, Banking, Actuarial and Insurance employers want you to know about the sectors  Read More

More Sector Resources



3. Job Hunting & Applications: Hints and Tips


  • How to use Twitter to find a job Read More
  • Check out Diverse Abilities current job vacancies in our services. There’s something for everyone Read More
  • Three interview assessment centre fears and how to overcome them Read More

More Resources



4. Resource of the Week – Skills4Study Employability Package



The resource includes the following areas:-

Create your own horizons

Start using Personal Development Planning to shape your ambitions, work out what success means to you and make the most of your opportunities.

Planning your future

Find out what employers are looking for. Identify the skills, qualities and attitudes needed to achieve your goal and learn how to start developing these.

Successful job applications

Learn how to prove your skills to an employer in a CV and competence-based applications, and how to perform well in interviews and assessment centres.

To access the Skills4Study Employability package click here




5. Working & Studying Abroad – Advice & Opportunities


  • Not sure how to begin your search for a US uni? Need advice on funding? Come to Fulbrights Study in the US Seminar! Read More
  • Camp America Summer Jobs in the USA 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 on MyCareerHub


 Part time

First Aid/Activity Leader
Xkeys Ltd
Attleborough, UK
Employment Type : Temporary
Remuneration : 300/week
Commences : 3rd/10th July
Find out more


New Volunteering Roles
Casual Role – Researcher and writer COPY
Something Borrowed Magazine
Dorset, UK
Employment Type :Casual
Remuneration :Unpaid
Commences : 06/2015
Find out more


New Graduate Roles

Development Support Intern Europe & Africa
Hilton Worldwide Regional Office
Watford, UK
Employment Type : Placements/Internships
Remuneration : Competitive
Commences  Summer : 2015
Find out more

Graduate Sustainable Drainage System (SuDS) Officer
Graduate Business Partnership (GBP)
Exeter, UK
Employment Type :Graduate Internships
Remuneration : £17,039 per annum
Commences : Flexible: July-August 2015
Find out more

Sales Graduate
Xerox (UK) Limited
Uxbridge, UK
Employment Type : Full-time
Remuneration : £23,000
Commences : Sept 2015
Find out more


Knowledge Transfer Partnerships

IT Systems Engineer with R&W Civil Engineering

Read More


Further KTP opportunities are available to students now via MyCareerHub – Read 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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