w/e 18th October 2015 – Round-up of the latest job vacancies, news, advice & opportunities

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    BU Careers & Employability Service, The Edge Student Development Centre (outside the Sir Michael Cobham Library, Talbot Campus)
    Open 8.45am – 4.30pm – Monday – Friday

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  1. Opportunity of the Week
  2. Careers Resource of the Week
  3. On Campus Careers & Recruitment events this Week
  4. This week’s Part Time, Placement & Graduate Job Vacancies on MyCareerHub
  5. This week’s Careers & Recruitment News


1. Opportunity of the Week


Want to boost your entrepreneurial Skills? Then enter the Dynamo challenge!

The Dynamo Challenge is a one day event which brings together 50 students from 5 universities – Southampton Solent, Portsmouth ,Winchester, Bournemouth and Southampton to work in inter-university teams. The teams will be set a brief around the title ‘8 hours to save the world’ and asked to come up with ideas, which the teams will then pitch back to a panel of judges.

Bournemouth University is offering 10 places to keen entrepreneurial students to take part in this challenge.

To find out more and to register your interest click here


Further opportunities to boost the CV can be found on our Employability Blog

2. Careers Resource of the Week – ‘Going Global Job Vacancy Database’


The Going Global database includes more than 10,000 pages of constantly-updated content on how to work abroad including a database of current overseas job opportunities, work permit/visa regulations and CV writing guidelines for specific countries and much more!

Features include:-

Country Career Guides

Packed with country-specific career information, this research tool provides expert advice and insider tips for finding employment opportunities at home and abroad.

Job Postings and Internship Listings

Search for job openings and internship opportunities in countries around the world.

Key Employer Directory

Access more than 400,000+ country-specific company profiles in industries such as manufacturing, transportation, consumer goods, consulting services, finance and technology.

To view Going Global, please click here


Further Careers Resources can be accessed here

3. On Campus Careers & Recruitment Events


This Week

  • Part Time & Christmas Jobs Fair – Wednesday 21st October Find out More
  • Mazars Skills Workshops – Improve your Commercial Awareness Skills – Wednesday 21st October – Find out More
  • Winning CVs Workshop – Friday 23rd October – Find out More


Upcoming Events

More upcoming careers and recruitment events can be found here


3. This week’s  Part Time, Placement & Graduate Job Vacancies on MyCareerHub

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Graduate Jobs:-

Graduate Investment Banking – 2016 UK Technology Analyst Opportunities
Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG)
Find out more

Business Specialism Graduate Programme at Dixons Carphone
Dixons Carphone – London
Find out more

Marketing Graduate Programme at BGL
BGL Group
Find out More

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

More job hunting resources


4. This week’s  Recruitment News, Events & Employability Opportunities


Recruitment News

  • Yodel creates 7,000 jobs in run up to Christmas Read More
  • Starting salaries predicted to grow by 3% Read More

Job Hunting & Applications

  • Want to help work on local community projects? Apply to become a Community Champion Read More
  • Call Centre Jobs At Parseq Read More
  • Graduate job versus Postgraduate study? Here are the pros and cons of both! Read More
  • Endsleigh Insurance – Student Jobs & Graduate Careers Read More
  • Video interviews are among digital ideas used by recruiters; discover the latest tech trends amongst top employers Read More
  • Got an upcoming job interview ? Here’s eight things to help you stand out in an interview Read More
  • Job Application errors – 5 things to avoid Read More
  • Outnumbered? Don’t panic! How to ace a panel interview Read More
  • Succeeding in the International Job Interview Read More

Sector News

  • The top retail trends that graduates applying to retailers should know about Read More
  • How to ace the Civil Service Fast Stream Assessment Centre Read More
  • Do you want to graduate straight into management? Consider these careers Read More
  • Ryanair launches Europe wide recruitment drive Read More

Events & Opportunities

BU Specific

  • BU Student raves about her experience of taking part in USA Summer Camp! Read More
  • Pick up a FREE copy of the Times Top 100 Graduate Employer Guide Read More
  • Pick up a FREE copy of the Prospects Student Career Guide Read More
  • Pick up your FREE copy of the Rate My Placement Top Undergraduate Employer Guide Read More
  • 3 month Project Administrative Assistant role available in the Careers Service at BU Find out More
  • Internship opportunities available at £1,000 per month for up to 3 months with the Santander SME Scheme Find out More
  • Have you secured a work placement in Europe for this academic year? Need some funding? Apply for an Erasmus+ grant! Find out More
  • Want to work abroad during your studies? Need some Funding? Apply for the Global Horizons Fund Find out More
  • Been on an Industrial Placement at BU? Here’s your chance to win the 2014-2015 placement prize and boost your CV Read More
  • Stand out from the Crowd – ‘Sign up to the BU Student Development Award’ and equip yourself with skills that employers will find impossible to resist! Find out More



  • Study and Scholarship opportunity with IBS Americas in Brazil Read More
  • Want the chance to win funding to help kick start your own business? Enter the CISCO Switch up Challenge Read More
  • Want to work in America next summer? Book with a £25 deposit in October only! Read More
  • Win a postgrad bursary worth up to £2,000 Read More
  • Meet over 60 course providers and attend free talks at The Postgraduate Study Fair, London Read More
  • Twenty universities are now confirmed for the Study Options Australian and New Zealand Open Days in November Read More
  • Study in Canada, USA, Australia, Germany- there are talks on all this and more at FindAPhD LIVE! Register now Read More
  • Job hunting? Launch your career at the National Graduate Recruitment Exhibition 6&7Nov, NEC, B’ham Read More
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