w/e 6th November 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

Find us on Twitter

Access MyCareerHub


  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. External Careers & Recruitment Opportunities/Events


1. Opportunity of the Week



TARGETjobs, in collaboration with some of the biggest names in graduate recruitment – E.ON, Deutsche Bank, Enterprise Rent-A-Car, First Names Group, FDM, Gazprom, L’Oréal, Laing O’Rourke, MARS,  Rolls Royce, and ACCA – has launched the 2017 Undergraduate of the Year Awards competition, now in its seventh year to identify outstanding undergraduates from a range of degree subjects across the UK.

Top companies are looking for the best undergraduates in 12 different sectors which include IT, Engineering, Marketing, Mathematics, Humanities, Business and Management to name but a few.

The rewards are great: winners’ prizes include internships and all-expenses paid trips to Singapore, USA, and continental Europe and the final 10 students in each Award will be invited to the Undergraduate of the Year Awards Event in Canary Wharf London on 21st  April, 2017.

This year we have 11 awards categories:

  • The Undergraduate of the Year Award for Innovation – New for 2017
  • Engineering Undergraduate of the Year
  • Management Undergraduate of the Year
  • Mathematics, Economics and Finance Undergraduate of the Year
  • Construction, Engineering and Design Undergraduate of the Year
  • Future  Leader in Business Undergraduate of the Year
  • The One to Watch Undergraduate of the Year – New for 2017
  • Future CFO of the Year
  • Female Undergraduate of the Year
  • Male Undergraduate of the Year
  • Computer Science  IT & Physics Undergraduate of the Year – New for 2017


How to Apply

Closing date for applications is 30 January 2017, but make sure you get yours in early to stand a better chance!

To Find out More and to Apply click HERE!

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

2. Resources of the Week


Books of the Week!


  • Brilliant Graduate Career Book
  • Ultimate Cover Letters
  • Interview – Question & Answer Book

Available to loan out from the Careers Centre in the Edge (outside the library) plus many more!!



CV & Covering Letter Bitesize Videos


The Careers & Employability Team have produced a series of bitesized videos providing useful hints and tips on writing an effective CV & Covering Letter to help you secure an interview. The videos available include:

  • The Covering Letter Forumula
  • Covering Letter Business Format
  • Tailoring your CV to a job
  • What to include in a CV
  • CV Profiles – What they are and what to include

To view all the videos click here



Resource Topics on MyCareerHub


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


Non Confidential Drop in Advice Sessions 

The Careers Advisor team will be offering drop in advice (no need to book) in the Edge (outside the library) at the following times this week:-

  • Monday 7th November – 2pm – 4pm
  • Tuesday 8th November – 1.30pm – 2.30pm
  • Thursday 10th November – 2pm – 4pm
  • Friday 11th November – 9.30am – 11.30am

Whether you want to discuss the job hunting and application process or your career options, pop in and have a chat with our friendly team.


Bookable & Confidential Appointments

Further Face to face, telephone and Skype appointments with our careers advisor team are available book on both Talbot & Lansdowne Campuses. 

View all available appointments via MyCareerHub here


On-Campus Workshops & Employer Events


This Week

  • Want to know how to Network and use LinkedIn Effectively? Sign up to this workshop – Tuesday 8th Nov – 3pm – 4pm – Sign up Here
  • Red Carnation Hotels Employer Presentation – Wed 9th Nov – 2pm – 3pm – Sign up Here 
  • Want to write an effective CV that will secure you an interview? Sign up to this workshop – Fri 11th Nov – 2pm – 3pm – Sign up Here 


Coming Up


View all forthcoming events on campus


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



Part-time role


  • Marks and Spencer (M&S) – Business Placements in Retail, HR and Digital/Commercial, London Find out More


  • Prysmian Cables – Trainee Purchasing Controller, Eastleigh Find out More 
  • Hillingdon Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Band 5 Accident & Emergency Staff Nurses, Greater London Find out More 


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

More job hunting resources on MyCareerHub


External Careers & Recruitment Events & Opportunities


The latest external careers & recruitment events can be found on MyCareerHub

The latest Recruitment News can be found on the C&E Twitter Page

For details of opportunities to boost your CV, check out the C&E Employability Blog

*If you would like to provide some feedback on this blog post then please email careers@bournemouth.ac.uk

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