Many courses at Bournemouth University involve a range of different length placements, and they are a great opportunity to gain further knowledge and experience in industries. Whilst the idea of finding a placement can seem daunting, the University provides great support to help you in the process. Careers Hub The ‘My Careers Hub ‘ is… Read more » about A helping hand with placement hunting
When I first arrived at Bournemouth University, I promised that I would try my best to immerse myself into my environment in order to make the most of the experience. What better way than to find a job at the university and gain valuable experience along the way? Whether it was a paid or unpaid… Read more » about Different job opportunities I’ve had during my time at Bournemouth University
When it comes to employability, be it looking for a placement or graduate jobs, BU has got all the right resources up its sleeve. I am in my second year and looking for a placement, as every second year student will be, and the placement coordinator for our faculty is conducting regular workshops regarding CVs… Read more » about How BU is helping to improve my employability
At some point in our academic careers us students face the dreaded day when we have to actually think about what we want to do with our lives- particularly our future careers. Our days of vague replies to friends and families seemingly favourite question: ‘So what will you do after uni?’ are unfortunately over. For… Read more » about Bournemouth University’s Career and Employability Service
So you are in University – you have already taken the huge first step. But there are still plenty of things left to do that can help to guarantee that you get the most out of the hard work that you put in for the years you are here. The Careers Services at the University is there to… Read more » about Using the careers services at Bournemouth University
Rewind four months and I’ve just started my second year of Uni. One of my first lectures was titled: ‘Careers and Placement Lecture’. It was literally my first day of the new academic year and after just about recovering from first year, I was now having to think about my third year. Cue instant fear. We… Read more » about A 2nd year’s search for her perfect placement: using BU’s Careers and Employability Service
Every year, thousands of students just like you and I decide to go to university and, more often than not, our decision to do so is based around wanting to increase our job prospects and widen our employment opportunities. While this is great it also means every year there are thousands of students like you… Read more » about Studying for a degree – is it enough?
There comes a point in the university journey of most students when they realise they fall into either of the following categories: they’ve never written a CV before or they’ve written a CV but unsure of the correct/ most updated format for one. This is when most people turn to BU’s Careers and Employability Service…. Read more » about Career support at BU