BU Annual Careers Fair

18,19 and 20 October 2022
Potentially 
limited to 15 employers per day.  Attend on the day of your choice.

Our careers fairs were online in 2020 and 2021, but we are looking forward to inviting you back onto campus in the autumn.

Rather than returning to the old format of large one-day events, we will be hosting each fair over several days.

A link to the booking page will be added here in late June.

Please register interest in future events via:
Robert Coldwell & Sara Orford
Graduate & Student Employer Liaison Team
Bournemouth University Careers & Employability Service
recruit@bournemouth.ac.uk
| 01202 961 661 | 07714 775 186

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Types of opportunities promoted:

  • All sectors, apart from those more suited to our online 'Nursing, Health & Social Sciences Jobs Fair'
  • Paid opportunities:
    >> Full-time roles to be taken up on completion of studies (or immediately if already graduated).
    >> Placements (15 weeks, or 30+ week 'Sandwich years' (between the second and final year of study)).
    >> Part-time and Seasonal roles (course related or not, as the Part-Time Jobs Fair is now integrated into this one event).
    >> Internships.
    >> Remote working.
  • Volunteering; strictly for UK based non-profit organisations only.
  • Teaching Courses; the annual ‘Get Into Teaching Fair’ is now integrated into this event for the promotion of postgraduate courses.

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Recent exhibitors include:
BMW, Lenovo, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, HMRC, Intel, RateMyPlacement, NHS, Take-Two Interactive Software Europe, WPP, Xerox
+ a large range of small-medium sized companies from Dorset, London and beyond.

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Sectors usually represented:
Business & Finance, Engineering & Product Design, IT (including Data and Cyber), HR, Advertising, Marketing & Media (including Film and Animation), Sciences (including Forensic and Life Sciences), Psychology and Sociology, Law and many more.

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BU Undergraduate and Postgraduate course portfolio for context:
BU Business School | Science & Technology | Health & Social Science | Media & Communication

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Feedback on our previous online Jobs Fairs:

1) 'The process to sign up for this event was simple and easy and was wonderfully supported.'

2) 'Successful interviews held on the day, with others pending. All student correspondence was very professional.’

3) 'I thought the organisation for the Job Fair was amazing, we were one of the later companies to join I think as we only enrolled last Thursday, however everything ran smoothly.’

4) ‘I think it is a credit to yourself and your support team it ran the way it did, from our side, to be able to enquire about possible candidates, attend a Job Fair and come away with applicants all within one week is incredible.’

5) ‘I fully appreciate it is best to attend a Jobs Fair in person, however this came a very close second for me. I don’t believe we missed out on any potential candidates and my belief is that we can give students more dedicated time this way than we could in a traditional fair, as sometimes if you have multiple people interested you can find you rush things to get through everyone.'

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