w/c 19th June – 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

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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

Been on Placement and want the chance to win £500?



Apply now to the BU Annual Undergraduate Placement Prize Competition


The Annual Undergraduate  Placement Prize is awarded to the student who is judged to have made the greatest impact during their placement year and is able to reflect on their learning experience.

Students are invited to nominate themselves and will require supporting evidence from their employer highlighting how they meet the criteria for the prize.

Nominations are considered by a Faculty panel who will forward the overall Faculty winner to a central panel for consideration for the BU Award.

The timeframe for 2016-17 nominations is as below:


  • Stage 1: Student Nominations with Employers Supporting statement to be submitted to Faculty PDAs by midnight Monday 18th September 2017


  • Stage 2: Shortlisted Faculty Nominations to be submitted to a central independent BU panel on 27th October.


  • Results announced on or before 30th November 2017.


To find out more and apply:-


2. Resources of the week – Print & Online



Books of the Week

  • Job Searching with Social Media for Dummies
  • Cover Letters for Dummies
  • The Interview Question & Answer Book
  • The Numeracy Test Workbook ~ Including Quick Tests and Realistic Mock Ups

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



Want to know more about psychometric tests and how you can prepare for them?

Profiling for Success – Offers a series of free online psychometric tests covering both personality assessment and skills tests all of which are available to BU students.

Psychometric tests can be used in recruitment and selection. These tests may measure a number of factors such as the level or nature of thinking competencies by focusing upon your aptitudes or abilities in specific areas or reasoning. They may also gather information on your personal qualities and responses in specific and differing situations.

To find out more 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



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 19th June from 10am – 12 Noon
  • Tuesday 20th June from 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Wednesday 21st June from 10am – 12 Noon
  • Thursday 22nd June from 1.30pm – 3.30pm
  • Friday 23rd June from 1.30pm – 3.30pm


Please note that the Global Engagement team will have a Drop In session this week for Study and Work Abroad.

  • Wednesday 21st June from 1pm ~ 5pm

You can visit their webpages here for further information.


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

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



Deadlines Approaching!



Leeds Building Society – Customer Service Advisor, Poole

Cruel Sea Bar  – Waiting Staff, Poole



AFC Bournemouth – Goalkeeper Coaching Department, Bournemouth



Warehouse Fashion – Digital Trading Assistant, London

Quay Holidays  – Holiday Lettings Agent, Poole



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


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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