w/e 12th June 2016 – 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

Tel: 01202 961663

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  1. Opportunity of the Week
  2. Resources of the Week – Print & Online
  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 & Opportunities


1. BU Opportunity of the Week


The Summer Graduate Recruitment Fair – Wednesday 15th June 2016

Get a head-start, be inspired and find out what opportunities are out there. Amongst the exhibitors attending you will have the chance to meet TOP employers, postgraduate and graduate course providers, employability advisers and recruiters. The Summer Graduate Fair takes place at Olympia London on Wednesday 15 June, 11am-4pm.

The Summer Graduate Fair is THE opportunity to get recruited. You can register now and get matched with roles currently available (some not yet advertised), even before the fair!

Ensure you have the competitive edge by perfecting the basics of selling yourself and gain CV advice, get photographed by the Headshot Guy, who can provide you with a professional picture for your online profile, and practise your interview techniques by meeting employers face-to-face.

Still undecided about your career? Why not attend the fair’s popular Seminars and Industry Insight Talks to get the inside track from industry experts.

Book now at www.summergradfair.co.uk

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

2. BU Resources of the Week



Based in The Edge Student Development Centre (outside the library entrance), there is a small collection of print resources to help you with your career planning needs. These range from books, magazines, and takeaway materials and cover the following subject areas:

  • Career planning – what to do next
  • Job hunting strategies
  • Job Applications
  • Self-employment
  • Volunteering
  • Working abroad

To view the full range of resources available in the information centre you can access the careers reading list online.


Looking for work abroad? Check out the Going Global Overseas 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 application 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 and includes job application advice and guidance by country.

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

Click Here

More Careers Resources can be accessed on MyCareerHub here

3.This Week – On Campus Careers & Job Application Advice, Workshops & Employer Events


One to One Advice & Guidance

Bookable and Drop in Appointments with advisors in the Careers & Employability Service are available this week for the following advice:-

  • How to Job Hunt
  • CV & Covering Letter Reviews
  • Application Form Reviews
  • Interview & Assessment Centre Preparation
  • Deciding what to do after Uni
  • Careers Guidance & Advice
  • Changing or Leaving your Course
  • Further Study Advice

View all available appointments via MyCareerHub here


Careers & Job Hunting/Application Workshops

Summer Job Club for 2016 second years/Finalists/Postgrads

BU student or recent grad staying in Bournemouth for the summer? Looking for grad jobs, placements or summer work? Let Careers & Employability help with your job search.

Mini workshops and one-to-one support for 2016 second years, leavers and postgrads will be taking place every Wednesday through the summer vaction. Find out More


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



Part-time role

  • ICAEW – Campus Ambassador, On Campus Read More


  • Bournemouth and Poole College – ILT Assistant, Bournemouth Read More
  • Cambridge Design Technology Ltd. – Product Designer, Sudbury Read More


  • Burberry Plc – BI Data Analyst, London Read More
  • Generation Media – Assistant Media Executive, London Read More


For more part time, vacation, voluntary, placement & graduate job vacancies visit MyCareerHub here

More job hunting resources on MyCareerHub

5. This week’s  Recruitment News &  Opportunities


General Recruitment News

  • Report on Millennial Careers Highlights Global Workforce Trends Towards 2020 Read More 
  • 11 Crucial CV Questions Answered Read More
  • Job hunting? Going all out to sell yourself won’t get you noticed – focus on showing energy and telling stories Read More
  • About to graduate? Here’s how to avoid career panic Read More
  • Why getting feedback from graduate recruiters after a rejected application will help you Read More 

More Job Hunting and Application Resources on MyCareerHub

Sector Specific Recruitment News

  • 8 top tips on how students and graduates should research IT and technology employers Read More 
    BIS Reports Highlight Employability of STEM and Computer Science Graduates Read More
  • Are you an aspiring Journalist wanting to get some practical experience? Find out about FREE Journalism Training Workshops from News Associates! Find out More
  • Applications open for the BAFTA Scholarship Programme – Deadline 17th June 2016! Find out More

More Sector Specific careers and job hunting resources on MyCareerHub


Opportunities to boost the CV


BU Specific

  • Attention Student Institute Of Directors Members and Non Members! Enter the Student of the Year Awards for 2016! Deadline for applications 14th July 2016 Find out More
  • Worried about the cost of going on a Placement? Find out about the BU Placement Opportunity Fund! Find out More
  • Do you need to improve your IT skills? BU offers a range of FREE training and support to BU students on and off campus! Find out More
  • Boost your CV and career prospects! Apply for BU student membership of the Institute of Directors Find out More


  • The London Graduate Fair – Wednesday 22nd June  2016Find out More
  • Calling all Innovators and Inventors!! Enter the Travis Perkins Innovation Awards and you could win up to £10,000! Deadline 30th June 2016 Find out More
  • Enter the ‘Shark Tank of Wellness’ Student Competition for the chance to win $10,000 in prizes and a trip to Austria! Find out More
  • Want to kick-start your Automotive career and win 6 months of work experience with a major car manufacturer? Enter the Autocar Next Generation Award! Find out More
  • GCHQ’s Cyber Summer School opens for applications Find out More
  • Thinking about studying in the US or Canada? BUNAC are offering scholarships of up to £10,000 Read More
  • Arts University Bournemouth MA Scholarship competition for International Students Read More
  • Study in China Opportunities Read More
  • Win up to £1,500 and support from Santander for your Business Idea! Find out More
  • Summer Camp USA Find out More
  • Want to study abroad and need some funding ? Apply for the Leverhulme Trust Scholarship! Find out More
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