w/e 7th June 2015 – Round-up of the latest job vacancies, news, advice & opportunities

  • 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



  • Want to be inspired by the varied career paths of those with a PhD? Have a look at this
  • Options for funding your postgraduate study Read More
  • Employer insights: skills survey 2015 Read More


Opportunity of the Week


  • Gain valuable practical experience at one of the UKs leading agricultural research institutes this summer Read More

Further Opportunities to boost the CV


  • Support the marathon runners as a volunteer at the Bournemouth Marathon Festival (4 Oct). Find out more here
  • Head over to the SUBU Volunteer website to find out about all the latest opportunities you can get involved with Read More
  • Check out a full list of the BU clubs & societies you can get involved with for 2015/16 over on the SUBU website Read More
  • Applications now open to apply to be a BU Student Ambassador! Read More
  • Been on an Industrial Placement? Here’s your chance to win the 2014-2015 placement prize and boost your CV Read More
  • Want to work abroad and need some funding? Then apply for the BU Global Horizons Fund! Read More
  • Applications are officially open for Masters Funding! Sign up and apply today Read More
  • Get involved in supporting Small Charity Week 2015 from the 15th – 20th June and boost your CV Read More
  • Interested in advertising? Boost your job prospects by entering this student competition! Read More

All Blog Articles


2.Latest Job Sector News


  • Six top career tips froma woman engineer Read More
  • An expert guide to getting a job in PR Read More
  • Exciting opportunity for a computer science graduate to get involved in developing a new app with kidslox Read More
  • Considering teaching? Don’t miss these FREE UK-wide workshops Read More
  • Have you heard about the target jobs event Women in Investment Banking? You could be there! Read More

More Sector Resources


3. Job Hunting & Applications: Hints and Tips


  • Job hunt like sherlock: research your future employer Read More
  • Over 250 jobs and internships live on Prospects right now! Find one that’s right for you Read More
  • How to find jobs on cruise ships Read More
  • Eight things to help you stand out in a job interview Read More
  • Are tattoos a stain on your job prospects and career? Read More
  • Applying for jobs but not getting interviews? You’re probably making this basic CV mistake… Read More

More Resources


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


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


  • It’s more than just a holiday: the benefits of student travel for your CV 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
  • Weekly drop in CV & Covering Letter reviews in the Edge Student Development Centre (outside the library) 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


Graduate Roles:

Graduate Role – Software Engineer
Christchurch, UK
Find out more
Deadline 31 Jul 2015KTP Associate – GPGPU Video Codec Research Engineer
University of West of Scotland
Edinburgh , UK
Find out more
Deadline 19 Jun 2015Graduate Role -Trainee Recruitment Consultant
The Emerald Group
Basingstoke, UK
Find out more
Deadline 30 Jun 2015


Part Time Roles:

Part Time -Graduate Role -Trainee
Bond Williams Professional Recruitment
Poole, Dorset, UK
Find out more
Deadline 26 Jun 2015


Volunteering Roles:

Volunteering -Elite Athlete Biography Researcher
Infostrada Sports – Biography Research Project
Find out more
Deadline 1 Aug 2016Multi Media Journalists (BAMMJ, MAMMJ must have Course Leader approval)
Portsmouth, UK
Find out more
Deadline 31 Jul 2015


Knowledge Transfer Partnerships:

KTP opportunities available to students are advertised 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 Careers & Recruitment Events

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

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