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Placement PAL Central: Careers and Employability

This is a guide for Placement PAL Leaders.

Careers and employability

Careers and Employability


Make sure all the students in your PAL group have access to this resource.

The MyCareerHub portal is designed to provide students with information that is useful in your job seeking and career planning process. Some of the resources you’ll find here are:

How to apply for work effectively (CVs/cover letters/application forms)

How to find a job (Making yourself employable/subject specific job hunting/international students)

How to find a placement

Exploring other options (Choosing the right career for you/taking a year out)

Speak to someone (Book an appointment or ask a question)

Search for Part-time Work

Job Related News Articles

Links to useful websites and employers websites

News items

Career related articles

Details of events or employer information sessions and interviews

Frequently asked questions and answers

BU Alumni Network Database

The portal also has an extensive help page which has the answers to popular questions. You can access this page at any stage by clicking on “Help” in the menu or by clicking the question mark icon in the top right corner of any forms within the portal. If you require further assistance after reading the Help file please contact the Careers Office.

Careers Officers

There are Careers Officers attributed to each faculty.

Careers appointments available via MyCareerHub, to help with:

  • CV review & Job hunting
  • Navigating job websites & Making applications
  • Interview preparation & Assessment Centre preparation
  • Choosing your direction

The Careers Centre (Talbot Campus): the one stop shop for all your careers information needs can be found outside the Sir Michael Cobham Library.

All information available on mycareerhub: