w/e 22nd 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


Are you a returning BU Placement Student? Here’s your chance to win £500!

Interested in writing about your placement to persuade others of the benefits of work experience? If you can articulate, in 900 words, what you have gained from your recent placement or internship youcould win £500.

ASET, The Work Based and Placement Learning Association are looking for short essays which have the ability to inform others about the value of work experience, clearly express the value of your learning, and do so in a lively and enthusiastic manner.

Find out more 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 , Numeracy, Verbal and other Recruitment tests via MyCareerHub

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


More Careers Resources can be accessed here

3. On Campus Careers & Recruitment Events


This Week

  • Acing Interviews – Monday 23rd November – 2pm – 3pm Book your Place
  • Winning CVs – Tuesday 24th November – 11am – 12pm – Book your Place
  • The Restaurant Group – Graduate Scheme Presentation – Tuesday 24th November – 2pm – 4pm Book your Place
  • JP Morgan Workshop – Demystifying the Assessment Process – Thursday 26th November – 10am – 11am Book your Place
  • JP Morgan Business Challenge – Demystifying Careers in Operations – Thursday 26th November – 1pm – 3pm Book your Place


More upcoming careers and recruitment events can be found here


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


Part time Opportunities:

Research Assistant (Creative Events)
Bournemouth University
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Find out More


Placement Roles:-

Placement – Cummins – Marine Marketing Technician-150004N0
Daventry, England, United Kingdom
Find out More

Placement at Sussex County Cricket Club as Marketing Intern
Sussex County Cricket Club
Hove, England, United Kingdom
Find out More

Engineering Placement in Manufacturing (Approved – PD, DE, MEng)
Ransomes Jacobsen Ltd
Ipswich, East of England, UK
Find out More



Graduate Jobs:-

Bank support worker
The Priory Group – Craegmoor – Bournemouth & Poole
Poole, England, United Kingdom
Bournemouth, England, United Kingdom
Find out More

Marketing Assistant
Nectar Imports Ltd
Berwick St Leonard, England, United Kingdom
Find out More


Further part time, placement & graduate job vacancies are advertised on MyCareerHub here

More job hunting resources


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


Job Hunting & Applications Hints & Tips

  • Find out what skills graduate employers look for here Read More
  • How to use Recruitment Agencies to find work Read More
  • Want to identify employers and potential job opportunities? Use these Employer Directories on MyCareerHub Read More
  • Looking for volunteering opportunities to boost your CV? Have a look at these job hunting resources on MyCareerHub Read More
  • Outnumbered! Six tips for when you are faced with an interview panel Read More Tips for an effective online presence when looking and applying for jobs Read More
  • 8 over used CV cliches recruiters are tired or reading Read More
  • How to answer the tricky graduate interview question ‘Why do you think you will be successful in this job Read More
  • Essential tips and advice to help students and graduates pass all their psychometric tests! Read More


Sector Specific

  • Are you an engineering student? Want the chance to win £2000? Find out how Read More
  • If you’re interested in a career in sales, don’t miss this comprehensive sector guide Read More
  • Looking to break into journalism? Discover how you can get involved Read More
  • Explore these tips on preparing for a career in research Read More
  • Discover why a career in Tourism could be the journey of a lifetime Read More
  • Working as a graduate Freelancer – an inside view of the creative industry Read More
  • Interested in working in the charity sector? Here’s everything you need to know Read More
  • Thinking about becoming a teacher? Here’s all the training options open to you! Read More


Working & Studying Abroad

  • Tips on landing an overseas job from Going Global Read More


Events & Opportunities

BU Specific

  • Have you secured a work placement in Europe for this academic year but need some funding? There is still time to apply for an Erasmus+ grant! Find out More
  • Do you need to improve your IT skills? BU offers a range of FREE training and support to BU students Read More
  • Want to boost your CV & career prospects? Apply for BU student membership of the Institute of Directors Read More


  • Opportunity to enter the IBM Master the Mainframe Contest! Read More
  • Are you the Management Undergraduate of the Year? Enter the TargetJobs Undergraduate of the Year Awards Read More
  • Enter the chance to win £100 worth of Netflix Vouchers! Read More
  • Paid Summer Internships available for students with Disabilities from Change100 Read More


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