w/c 6th March 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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Contents:-

  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

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Fund an overseas placement/trip – Apply for BU Global Horizons Funding – Deadline 15th March!

The BU Global Horizons Fund is there to help you finance trips overseas, allowing you to discover new cultures, gain valuable experience in multicultural environments and learn new skills. Depending on the activity you’re undertaking and the destination you’re travelling to, we can give you up to £2,500 towards the cost of your trip.

We hold various application rounds for Global Horizons funding throughout the year. Applications for activities commencing May – August 2017 will be accepted from 1 February 2017 with a deadline of 15 March 2017. If your activity is a compulsory part of your degree you may be able to apply out of cycle – further information can be found in the applicant’s guide (pdf 464kb).

Important note: Applications submitted to the Global Horizons Fund will be considered on a competitive basis. Please therefore ensure that you demonstrate clearly how your application meets the specified criteria.

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



2. Resources of the Week –  Print & Online

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Books of the Week

  • Great Answers to Tough Interview Questions
  • Great Answers to Tough Career Dilemmas
  • Great Answers to Tough CV Problems
  • Practice & Pass Verbal Reasoning Tests

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

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Watch a live Interview & Assessment Centre and get prepped! 

A number of online videos are available to view through MyCareerHub to help you with preparing for Assessment Centres and Interviews.

‘At the Assessment Centre’ shows real students and graduates being assessed by actual recruiters and covers the following activities which commonly feature at an assessment centre:-

  • Ice Breaker Exercise
    Prepared Presentation
    Role Play
    In tray exercise
    Group Discussion
    Meal with the selectors
    Case study
    Interview

The Interviews DVDs are as follows:-

  • Making an Impact – Graduate Job Interviews
  • First Impressions Count – Going for an Interview
  • Making an Impact – Graduate Telephone Interviews

To view the DVDs, please click here

 

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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

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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 6th March from 9am – 11am
  • Tuesday 7th March from 2.30pm – 4.30pm
  • Wednesday 8th March from 9am – 11am
  • Thursday 9th March from 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Friday 10th March from 2pm – 4pm

The Work & Study Abroad Team will be offering drop in advice (no need to book) in the Edge (outside the library) at the following times this week:-

  • Tuesday 7th March from 9am – 12 Noon
  • Wednesday 8th March from 1pm –5pm

 

 

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

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This Week on Campus

  • Looking to get your foot in the door in the Digital Media & Web Design Sectors? Meet employers on campus this week as part of National Careers Week! Monday 6th March 2017 – Sign up Now 
  • Want to get into teaching? Want to explore the different routes in? Sign up to our presentation on campus this week as part of National Careers Week! Monday 6th March 2017Sign up Now  
  • Want to get your foot in the door in the Design &  Technology Sectors? Meet employers on campus this week as part of National Careers Week! Monday 6th March 2017Sign up Now
  • Want to get a foot in the door in the Marketing, Branding, Film,TV, Graphic Design and Digital Media sectors? Meet employers on campus this week as part of National Careers Week! Tuesday 7th March 2017 Sign up Now
  • Looking to get your foot in the door in the Tourism, Marketing & Events sectors? Meet employers on campus this week as part of National Careers Week! Wednesday 8th March 2017 Sign up Now 
  • Interested in working for IBM in their Data Analytics department? Meet them on campus this week and find out more as part of National Careers Week! Wednesday 8th March 2017 Sign up Now
  • Ever considered a career in Health Insurance? Local firm Health Online will be on campus this week to tell you more as part of National Careers Week! Wednesday 8th March 2017 Sign up Now 
  • Interested in working in the Health & Social Sciences sector? Meet employers on campus this week and find out more as part of National Careers Week! Thursday 9th March 2017 Sign up Now
  • Developing Women Leaders Workshop ~  Wednesday 8 March 2017 Sign up Now
  • Find out how to network effectively and access the Hidden Job Market ~ Friday 10th March 2017 Sign up Now

 

Forthcoming on Campus

  • How to write a winning CV – Monday 13th March – Sign up Now 
  • Events Placement Opportunity with rhubarb Presentation – working with Skygarden and the Royal Albert Hall! Sign up Now
  • Mock Assessment Centre Practice – Wednesday 15th March – Sign up Now
  • BU Postgraduate Study Open Afternoon – Wednesday 15th March – Sign up Now 

View all forthcoming events on campus



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

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Deadlines Approaching!

Graduate

Part-time

Placement

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

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

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