Monthly Archives: October 2013

It’s the law….legal careers and PPLS students

It may not be a career that automatically springs to mind when PPLS students turn to considering ‘What Next?’ after university. However, the many and varied skills needed in the legal profession can be found within the PPLS disciplines, if … Continue reading

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A year in the (career-planning) life of PPLS masters students …..

You’re here to study an aspect of your favourite PPLS subject, you’re absorbed, fascinated by your studies, the year will go soooo quickly…… and then what? That gaping black hole in your future which appears out of nowhere when you … Continue reading

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Options with your LEL degree…………

It was great for me to get the opportunity to talk to Year 2 LEL students today about career-related things. I hope you’ll be encouraged to start thinking sooner rather than later about What Next? after university: getting involved with activities outwith your studies … Continue reading

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The BAFTAs arrive in Edinburgh……………..30th Oct

If you’ve ever dreamed of a career in film or TV (and I know some PPLS students do – see case studies of PPLS grads Ryan Seville, Creative media director and Amy Hawes TV researcher – now is your perfect time to find out … Continue reading

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Rewards and Awards for work experience…..

….got a part-time job? Apply for your place on the Edinburgh Award (work experience) now! If you’ve spent much time on my blog (see Tag Cloud to right of screen), or talking with me about careers, or sitting in on  my career … Continue reading

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Employing your Psychology skills

I was delighted to be invited along to speak with PsychSoc last night, together with recent psychology grad Nic, now Insight Analyst with Dunnhumby. (Remember him? He wrote a recent post for me, and he’ll also be appearing at our … Continue reading

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The Civil Service – Fast Stream or otherwise……

When thoughts turn to careers and what to do next after university, many PPLS students give at least a passing thought to a career in the Civil Service, in particular their flag-ship Fast Stream, and many investigate in much further detail. With … Continue reading

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