The Careers & Employability Service organise a number of opportunities for employers to come onto campus or tap into our online platforms, to help promote their organisation and opportunities to our students and recent graduates. 

More information on the individual Careers Fairs can be seen in the left hand menu.

  • BU Annual Careers Fair, October 2019

The BU Annual Careers Fair is open to BU Students and Graduates seeking information on placements, graduate opportunities, vacation work schemes and alternative options.

In October 2018 we welcomed 70 organisations and more than 2,600 students and graduates to our Talbot Campus over two days.  Please see the link in the main menu for more information.

  • Spring Recruitment Fair,  March 27th 2019
    A new event to promote your ‘live’ or upcoming job vacancies.

Created for you as we're aware the timing of the Annual Careers Fair in October doesn’t suit the recruitment timings of every employer. Final year students looking for direct entry roles will also appreciate the timing of this event.

  • Part Time /Seasonal Jobs Fair, October 2019

If you would like to attend to promote your paid part-time roles (whether they are long-term permanent ones or short-term for Christmas) please register your interest via:

With our new cohort of students joining us in September, and returning students on the look out for opportunities, it is the perfect time to secure new staff for your organisation.

There is no cost to your organisation to attend. Sectors usually represented: Events, Retail, Catering, Care, Sports Coaching, Teaching.

  • Nursing Fair, January 2020

We hold an annual, sector specific careers fair for our three branches of Nursing; Adult, Mental Health and Children & Young People. This offers a chance for organisations to promote themselves and any opportunities they have to BU students and graduates.

  • Volunteering Fair, October 2019

Wanting to promote Volunteering Opportunities? (Charity/Non-Profit Organisations only)
Please email: to register your interest in their Volunteering Fair.

  • Careers Workshops – General (run throughout the academic year)

Open to all student and all courses covering general employability topics: CVS, Interviews, Assessment Centres, Personal Branding etc.

Suitable for organisations who are looking to employ (or simply give advice to) students from a wide range of courses.

  • Careers Workshops – Bespoke (usually January to May)

Organised alongside an employer for a particular cohort of students, and promoted in collaboration with a lecturer from that course. As well as a group session you could have 1:1 mentoring/speed interviews afterwards if you are recruiting. Promoted as either an advice session or a headhunting exercise as you prefer.

This award winning extracurricular programme is designed with employers to help our students discover and demonstrate their potential to work in a truly global way. We work with employers to identify skills gaps, deliver workshops, organise visits and work-based challenges.

Please view the Student GTP Booklet or find out how to get involved here.

  • Online Jobs Platform

Via this site you can manage all your vacancies online: graduate level (local or national), part-time, and placements.To register and upload your job description please use the navigation tool bar to the left of this text.
Please also read our Top Tips and Terms and Conditions before posting your vacancy.

  • Twitter

We are happy to share details of external events, recruitment programmes and other opportunities which may be of interest to our students and graduates. Please use @BUJobShop and we will retweet where possible. Alternatively, please email your opportunities to and we will add your post where our tweet schedule allows.

  • Students' Union

Our Students' Union have various opportunities to market your vacancy to Bournemouth University students through their media channels. These include social media, paper advertising and on-Campus promotions.
For more information regarding their charges, or to book SUBU marketing activity, please contact Andy Elsey, SUBU Sales Executive, on 01202 961461 or email