w/e 25th October 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

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Contents:-

  1. BU Opportunity of the Week
  2. BU 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, Events & Employability Opportunities

 

1. BU Opportunity of the Week – BU Student Membership of the Institute of Directors

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Want to boost your CV & Career Prospects? Apply for BU student membership of the Institute of Directors

Whatever Degree you are studying, BU student membership of the Institute of Directors will bring you a whole host of benefits whilst you are studying but also once you have graduated and are looking for graduate jobs. Some of the benefits include:-

  • Improve your knowledge and understanding of the professional environment
  • Build contacts that may assist you with future employment or work placements
  • Provide you with a deep resource of business information that will assist you in your studies, future career or start up business

Want to find out more and how to apply? Click here

 

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

 



2. BU Careers Resource of the Week – Practice FREE online Psychometric Tests

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Profiling for Success offers a series of free online psychometric tests entitled “Profiling for Success”, covering both personality assessment and skills tests.

Assessments that are available through Profiliing for Success are:

  • Learning Styles Indicator questionnaire
  • Type Dynamics Indicator (TDI) personality type questionnaire

Both of these assessments will generate reports on your own preferred behaviour which could be helpful to you in planning your careers and personal development.

The other tests that you can pracice are:-

  • Numerical Reasoning Skills Test
  • Verbal Reasoning Skills Test
  • Abstract Reasoning Skills Test

To start practicing these online tests today click here
Further Careers Resources can be accessed here



3. On Campus Careers & Recruitment Events

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This Week

  • Michael Whitehead Park Plaza Hotels – Tuesday 27 October, 3pm – 4pm Allesbrook Lecture Theatre
  • Decoding Application Forms Workshop – Tuesday 27th October, 2pm – 3pm – Book your Place
  • Starting out your Career at Sky – Tuesday 27th October, 12pm – 2pm – Book your Place

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  • Hospitality Internships in America with Butler Search Group – Wednesday 28 October,  1pm – Book your Place
  • Future Rising Presentation from Creative Industry Professionals – Wednesday 28th October, 2pm – 5.30pm – Book your Place

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  • IBM Promotional Pitch Atrium, Poole House, 9am – 5pm – Thursday 29th October
  • Opportunities to Teach in China – Friday 30th October – Book your Place

 

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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Part time Opportunities:

5* Hotel Pool Bar Assistant – Part Time
Chewton Glen Hotel & Spa
Dorset
Find out More

Recreation Assistants/ Lifeguards
BH Live
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Find out More

Part-time Film Crew at Mr. Lee’s Noodles
Mr Lee’s Noodles Company Ltd
Bournemouth
Find out More

 

Volunteering Roles:-

Social Media, Marketing and Support Volunteer
Bournemouth Parks Foundation (BPF)
Queen Park Pavilion
Find out More

Voluntary Role – Events Co-ordinator
Bournemouth Parks Foundation (BPF)
Queen Park Pavilion
Find out More

 

Graduate Jobs:-

Graduate Role – Chatteris Native-speaking English Tutor in Hong Kong
Chatteris Educational Foundation
Hong Kong, China
Find out More

Graduate Role – Home Retail Group Finance Graduate Scheme
Home Retail Group
Central Milton Keynes
Find out More

Graduate Role – Development Graduate Summer 2016
Focus Management Consultants
Worcestershire
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

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Recruitment News

  • Graduate employment rates up and unemployment rates down Read More
  • What do Graduates Do? Survey Results Read More
  • Top employers of UK University Graduates revealed! Read More

 

Job Hunting & Applications

  • Christmas is the busiest time of year for many industries. Here’s how to find a job over the festive season Read More
  • Struggling to write a cover letter? Here are some covering letter tips to help Read More
  • How To Find Internships Abroad Read More
  • How social media can boost your professional profile Read More
  • How to predict the type of questions you will be asked at Interview Read More

 

Sector News

  • Lights, camera and actions….to becoming a successful filmmaker Read More
  • Complete list of banking internships and application deadlines! Read More
  • British Army launches officer recruitment campaign Read More
  • Where do women stand in the banking future? Join the Women in Finance Insight Days Read More
  • Want to find out what it’s like to work for a law firm? Find out about this upcoming Insight Day by Law Firm RPC Read More
  • John Lewis Partnership 2016 Industrial Placement vacancies are now open for Applications Read More

 

Working Abroad

  • If you are a 1st Year BU Student who would like to Study Abroad by doing an exchange at a partner university in 2016/17, now is the time to start exploring destinations that you are interested in.  You have until 15th February 2016 to submit your Expression of Interest to your faculty. Please visit the website for further information and details of how to apply here Alternatively you can visit the International Mobility Team at The Edge (opposite the library), on Tuesdays between 9am and 12pm or you can email studyabroad@bournemouth.ac.uk
  • If you are a BU Student planning a work placement in Europe starting in the next few months you are still able to apply for Erasmus+ funding.  Visit the work abroad website for full details and application information here  Alternatively you can visit the International Mobility Team at The Edge (opposite the Library), on Tuesdays between 9am and 12pm or you can email studyabroad@bournemouth.ac.uk
  • If you want to apply for an overseas activity organised by yourself taking place from January 2016 – April 2016, the deadline for submitting an application for all international activities (outside the UK) is 15th November 2015. You can apply to the BU Global Horizons Fund for a grant (of up to £2000 or £2500   depending on your activity and destination) to contribute towards financing an international activity of your choice during your time at BU. For further information please visit the website for further information and details of how to apply here   Alternatively you can visit the International Mobility Team at The Edge (oppostite the library), on Tuesdays between 9am and 12pm or email studyabroad@bournemouth.ac.uk

 

Events & Opportunities

BU Specific

  • 1st Years – What you should be thinking about this Autumn Term to boost your CV & Employability Read More
  • 2nd Years – What you should be thinking about this Autumn Term to help you with finding a Placement Read More
  • Final Years/Postgrads – What you should be thinking about this Autumn Term! Read More
  • Want to boost your entrepreneurial skills? Enter the Dynamo Challenge! Find out 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
  • 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

External

  • Are you the next Undergraduate Of The Year? Apply & you could win a top internship & more! Read More
  • It’s bigger, it’s better, it’s back! The Pupillage Fair 2016 will be on the 5th March. Find out more
  • Want to meet top universities, get funding & study abroad info and much more? Register for PhDLIVE15 now! Read More
  • Want a summer to remember? Teach at a summer camp in the USA Read More
  • 16-24? Become an Ambassador & help to tackle youth unemployment whilst developing your skills Read More
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