w/e 5th July 2015 – Round-up of the latest job vacancies, news, advice & opportunities

  • The Edge

    BU Careers & Employability Service, The Edge Student Development Centre (outside the Sir Michael Cobham 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


Copy of the Financial Times

  • BU’s graduates are as employable as ever. 93.3% of 2013/14 graduates are in work or further study Read more
  • More than a third of firms plan to take on summer staff Read More
  • Get support to set up and run your business from your local Accredited Chamber of Commerce Read More
  • ShellLiveWire are the biggest online community for young entrepreneurs. See how they can support you  Read More
  • The pros and cons of taking a gap year Read More
  • Find out how to apply for postgraduate study in the new Prospects Postgrad magazine Read More
  • Read this essential graduate career advice for the summer Read More



Opportunity of the Week


  • Been on an Industrial Placement? Here’s your chance to win the 2014-2015 placement prize and boost your CV Read More


Further Opportunities to boost the CV


BU Related Opportunities

  • Are you looking for well-paid work over the summer? BU is recruiting! Read More
  • Head over to the SUBU Volunteer website to find out about all the latest opportunities you can get involved with Read More
  • Support the marathon runners as a volunteer at the Bournemouth Marathon Festival on the 4 Oct and boost your CV. Find out more here
  • 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

Non BU Related Opportunities

  • Looking to impress employers & boost your CV this Summer? Apply for a free bursary place at the Gradbridge Award Read More
  • Still looking for that perfect postgraduate course? Make an informed decision and attend a few of these open days Read More
  • 18-24? Got the potential to be a future LGBT leader? Apply for the Stonewall’s Young Leaders Programme Read More
  • Interested in working with Stonewall UK? They have a number of brilliant new roles on offer Read More
  • Apply for the latest Retail jobs in Winchester Read More
  • Want to work at the UK’s BEST festivals, concerts & sporting events in your area? Apply today! Read More

All Blog Articles



2.Latest Job Sector News


  • What’s it like to work in social care? Read More
  • BT announces Over 100 new engineering jobs in Scotland Read More
  • What you should really think about before becoming a teacher Read More

More Sector Resources



3. Job Hunting & Applications: Hints and Tips


  • CV writing: use role descriptions to paint a picture of your job history Read More
  • 11 steps for achieving remarkable results when emailing recruiters about job opportunities Read More
  • If you’re a recent graduate looking for a graduate job or internship or experience why not visit Graduate Talent Pool Read More
  • Getting feedback from graduate recruiters after an interview Read More
  • How to develop your commercial awareness when preparing for interviews Read More
  • How to answer the dreaded interview question ‘Why should we hire you’? Read More

More Resources



4. Resource of the Week – FREE Online Practice Psychometric Tests


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

Read More
  • Save the date! USA College Day – the largest US university fair in the UK is on 25-26 September in London 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 Employment:

Graduate Recruitment Consultant (new)
Henlow Group
LONDON – Greater London
Recruitment, sales, head hunting
Deadline – 1 Aug, 2015
Find out more

Graduate – IT Support Assistant (new)
Bournemouth – South West
Imagine Publishing, a worldwide multimedia content producer within the technology, photography, knowledge and videogames market sectors, is expanding its IT department to support the growth of the business and is seeking a dynamic and ambitious IT Support Assistant to join the team.
Deadline – 17 Jul, 2015
Find out more


Part time Jobs:

Part Time – Support Worker (new)
Pulse Community Healthcare
Bournemouth – South
Support workers required in the Bournemouth area to support people with complex care needs.
Deadline – 31 Aug, 2015
Find out more

Summer Work – Bar, Restaurant, Housekeeping, Conference & Events (new)
Q Hotels – Norton Park
Near Winchester
Deadline – 18 Jul, 2015
Find out more

Further part time, placement & graduate job roles are available on MyCareerHub here

More job hunting resources


8.  Latest & Forthcoming Careers & Recruitment Events


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

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