w/c 8th May – Round-up of the latest job vacancies, news, advice & opportunities

The Edge

BU Careers & Employability Service

The Careers 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 News/Opportunities/Events

1.Opportunity of the Week


Want to boost your CV and stand out in the job crowd? Apply for FREE BU student membership of the Institute of Directors!


Bournemouth University Careers & Employability Service are funding a one year student membership at the IoD for a select number of BU students to take advantage of a fantastic opportunity to participate in activity to learn new skills and add a USP (Unique Selling Point) to your CV.

To find out more about the Institute of Directors click here

To receive your welcome pack and membership card, please fill out and return the following application form  (ignoring the payment section) by email to careers@bournemouth.ac.uk

Student membership at the Institute of Directors normally costs £75.00 per year but Bournemouth University Employability will be funding this for a year on your behalf so membership for you will be free!

You will receive your membership pack by post within 2 weeks. As a student member, you will have access to a number of benefits such as attending fantastic networking opportunities with our Director-level members, access to a mentoring panel on our website, huge discounts to some of the Institute of Directors flagship events and a wealth of online business resources!

The closing date for applications will be Monday 10th July 2017.

We look forward to welcoming you as a student member of the IoD!

2. Resources of the week – Print & Online


Books of the week

 These books are from the Brilliant Series:

  • Graduate Career Handbook ~ What you need to know and how to do it
  • How to write a brilliant CV
  • Answers to Tough Interview Questions
  • Workplace Skills for Students & Graduates ~ How to hit the ground running from your first day on the job

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

Have you thought about a career plan?


Do you want to maximise your employability each year that you are at BU?  Why not look at the Calendar of Careers Action on MyCareerHub. It will help you to ensure that you are as employable as possible when you leave BU.

There are action plans for:

  • 1st Years
  • 2nd Years
  • Placement Year Students
  • Final Years
  • Postgraduates

To find out more click here and use your BU login details to access this information.



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 Careers Centre (outside the library) at the following times this week:-

  • Monday 8th May from 9.30am – 11.30am
  • Tuesday 9th May from 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Wednesday 10th May from 10am – 12 Noon
  • Thursday 11th May from 2pm – 4pm
  • Friday 12th May from 1.30pm – 3.30pm

A Global Engagement team member will be available to give advice on work and study abroad (no need to book) in the Careers Centre (outside the library) at the following times this week:-

  • Wednesday 10th May 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



This Week on Campus



Forthcoming on Campus

View all forthcoming events on campus

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


Deadlines Approaching!



TE Care  – Personal assistant, Weymouth

Grafham Walbancke  – Researcher/ Administrator, Bournemouth



Red Photographic  – Marketing and Operations Assistant, Richmond, London



Sphere Group – Data Management and Research Executive – London, Birmingham, Manchester

Merlin Entertainments – Trainee IT Project Manager, London


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

More job hunting resources on MyCareerHub

5. More Careers & Recruitment News, Events & Opportunities

Further BU Opportunities

Further External Opportunities

Sector Specific

Overseas Opps

  • An opportunity to learn a language, develop a global mind-set and maximise your future employability with the Study China Programme.

Postgraduate Study

Further  Off Campus careers & recruitment events can be found on MyCareerHub

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

For further 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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