w/e 29th January 2017 – 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. External Careers & Recruitment News/Opportunities/Events


1. Opportunity of the Week


Last chance to enter the  Undergraduate Student of the Year Awards and win an Internship – Deadline 30th January!

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 – Print & Online


Books of the Week:- 

  • Brilliant Job Hunting
  • Brilliant Cover Letters
  • Brilliant Interview
  • Brilliant Numeracy Tests

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


Make your job applications stand out! Get A-Z Employer Application Tips from TargetJobs 

TargetJobs have produced ‘Employer Hubs’  an A-Z directory of graduate employers searchable by name or by sector. Not only can you find graduate vacancies and work experience opportunities for these employers but you can also find  ‘how to get hired‘ tips for many of them detailing what those specific companies are looking for in their job applications so you can ensure that they are as targeted as possible.

Start searching through the A-Z list on TargetJobs 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


Non Confidential Drop in Advice Sessions this Week

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 30th January 10am – 12pm
  • Tuesday 31st January – 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Thursday 2nd February – 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Friday 3rd February – 2pm – 4pm

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.



Confidential Appointments this Week

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

View all available appointments via MyCareerHub here



On-Campus Workshops & Employer Events


This Week on Campus

  • Getting into Law with or without a Degree in Law – Wednesday 1st Feb – Sign up Here 
  • How to write a Creative CV – Friday 3rd Feb – Sign up Here
  • Find out how to Start your own Business with Virgin Start Up – Tue 31st Jan – Sign up Here 
  • Working in Humanitarian Aid – A Paediatric Nurses Perspective – Tue 31st Jan – Sign up Here 


Forthcoming on Campus

  • An Introduction to Personal Branding – Monday 6th February – Sign up Here 
  • Combined Part Time Jobs Fair & Uniformed Services Fair – Wednesday 8th February – Sign up Here 

View all forthcoming events on campus


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


Deadlines Approaching!


Part Time




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

More job hunting resources on MyCareerHub


More Careers & Recruitment News, Events & Opportunities


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

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