w/e 8th November 2015 – Round-up of the latest job vacancies, news, advice & opportunities

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  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


Want to work abroad during your studies? Need some Funding? Apply for the Global Horizons Fund – Deadline 15th November! Find out More

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



2. BU Careers Resource of the Week 

Going Global Overseas Job Vacancy Database

Looking for work abroad? Check out the Going Global Overseas Job Vacancy Database.

Including more than 10,000 pages of constantly-updated content on how to work abroad it also includes 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 start using Going Global click here
More BU Careers Resources can be accessed here


3. On Campus Careers & Recruitment Events


This Week

  • How to lead in a Global Landscape Workshop, Wednesday 11th November Book your Place
  • Graduate & Placements Fair, Wednesday 11th &  Thursday 12th November, Kimmeridge House, 11am – 3pm Find out More


More upcoming careers and recruitment events can be found here


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

A British graduate looks for work in London


For the latest part time, placement & graduate job vacancies, visit MyCareerHub here

More job hunting resources


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


Recruitment News

  • UKs 20 most desired employers revealed Read More
  • Internships with big graduate recruiters: what you need to know Read More
  • Thinking of going self-employed or freelance? Don’t miss these expert tips Read More
  • Find out what you could be earning as a graduate Read More
  • Milkround launch first graduate Search and Apply App Read More
  • HECSU launches autumn Graduate Market Trends Read More


Job Hunting & Applications Hints & Tips

  • Festive careers: five ways to get a Christmas job Read More
  • NEW: Skype, social media and video CVs – how the web changed job hunting Read More
  • Want to practice your Interview Skills? Try this free online tool from Abintegro! Read More
  • Are you looking for work at an LGBT friendly employer? Check out Proud Employers Find out More
  • The way you greet your interviewer says a lot about you. Here’s how to deliver the perfect hand shake Read More
  • Attending a careers fair soon? Here’s some top tips on what to wear and how to prepare! Read More


Sector News

  • Creative Industries: the jobs that are in demand Read More
  • Apple’s 13 trickiest interview questions Read More


Working & Studying Abroad

  • Employment Outlook: Germany Read More
  • Want to study in Berlin? Find out about a potential scholarship opportunity Read More


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
  • The 2015/2015 BU Student Carers Bursary is up and running Read More
  • Pick up your free copy of the GradJobs 2015/2016 Directory Read More
  • Want to boost your CV & Careers Prospects? Apply for BU student membership of the Institute of Directors 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



  • Enter the chance to win £100 of Netflix Vouchers! Read More
  • The 2016 Undergraduate of the Year Awards competition is now open for Applications! Read More
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