Employability Opportunities

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Would you like to develop your skills and enhance your employability?

The Business Advice Centre is here to sign-post you to a wide range of employability opportunities throughout the University.


A placement, internship or project can be a great way to gain experience and skills in an area you are particularly interested in, build a network of industry contacts and potentially gain future employment in that sector.

With graduate numbers continuing to rise each year, having a good degree is no longer enough to make you stand out from the crowd. Employers value work experience highly, particularly experience that is relevant to the role they are recruiting for. Having experience can make a huge difference to your applications, so the earlier you start and the more you can do, the better your CV will look!

Placements can range from a longer-term period of assessed work that forms part of your degree, to shorter-term extra-curricular placements that enhance your work experience.

For more information about placements in the BLSS Faculty, visit the Careers+ page.

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The Careers+ team offer a range of support through your journey to secure graduate-level employment such as;

  • Online Job Search Tools
  • Recruitment Events
  • Training Workshops
  • Application Form, CV & Cover Letter Support
  • Mock Interviews & Psychometirc Testing

For more information about graduate recruitment, visit the Careers+ page.

Professional Mentoring

The Professional Mentoring programme links students from across the University with working professionals. Many of our mentors are employed by some of the UK’s most successful businesses and could help unlock the door to your future career.

Our mentoring programmes are for students in second and third year, post-graduates and recent graduates, who are looking to gain further insight into a particular industry or career path. The programmes run for ten weeks, and once matched, there will be a minimum of five hours of 1-2-1 sessions between mentor and mentee.

For more information about professional mentoring, visit the Careers+ page.

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Graduate+ is an extra & co-curricular awards framework offered to all students at BCU across all faculties & courses, it’s designed to help you stand out from the crowd, whilst preparing you for your future.

The award framework can be completed over your entire degree during your time at BCU, giving you the time to dedicate to both your professional and personal progression, it works for your needs & ambitions.

For more information about Graduate+, visit their page.