The Careers & Employability team at BU is dedicated to helping all students improve their chances of getting a job. We understand how challenging this can be so our experienced Careers Advisers offer a range of short, informal and interactive sessions delivered on both campuses during term-time.
Book on to the Work-it! series - where you can gain top tips and share your experiences with like-minded students and recent graduates, maximising your chances of getting a job.
Upcoming topics include:
- CV lab
- LinkedIn lab
- Cover letters & applications
- Psychometrics – what’s in a test?
- Business start-ups
- Self-employment - freelancing
- Acing interviews & presentations
- Networking & the hidden job market
- Final year bootcamp - landing a graduate job
- Assessment centres
- Creative industry CVs
- Finding & funding work overseas
Places are limited - to book visit: www.bournemouth.ac.uk/work-it-workshops
Students who attended these workshops last term, said:
“It was a very useful insight on how to build a CV and cover letter. It’s now clear the importance of selling the transferable skills I have gained if I want to get the job”
“It’s great to know about the STAR technique and I understand the appropriate ways to talk about a situation in an interview”
Job hunting workshop
"After this session I now have a list of reliable platforms to visit when looking for jobs and researching opportunities"
“I’m so glad I went to the Linkedin session. I learnt how to write an effective summary for my profile, and the best way to approach the contacts I've made".