Monthly Archives: August 2014

Service design – a career to engage your psychology and creative skills………..

(image IDEO, London) Whilst browsing through my latest email from Creative Futures, I was struck by a job profile of a Service Designer a job about enhancing the way customers experience services. Not having come across this job title before I … Continue reading

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Developing your career in International Development …..

I blogged recently about how a career in PR had something for everyone in PPLS. Now, whilst reading a piece in the Guardian about the need for charities and NGOs to up their digital and media presence, I realised once … Continue reading

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YOLO – evolving language and lexicography hit the headlines once again….

As the online Oxford dictionary updates its entries with words such a YOLO, clickbait and bingewatch , lexicography once again hits the headlines . If you’re an LEL student with an interest in evolving language, word-usage and definitions, then you … Continue reading

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Philosophy – spread the word via working in multi-media….

It’s not that often that opportunities with a specific philosophical bent come along (though your degree is a great preparation for so many different career areas – see below). However, whilst browsing opportunities on our all-new CareerHub this week I … Continue reading

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There’s more to PR than you may think – something for everyone in PPLS in fact …..

I was recently alerted to some interesting internships with Golin PR company in London, (with closing date of 13th Aug for September start, so you’ll need to be quick if interested!) and on looking at the type of internships on offer, … Continue reading

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MyCareerHub? – what on earth is that!

Coming this August…… I’ve lost count of the number of times students have told me how difficult they found our vacancy and employer database, SAGE, to navigate. Good stuff on it? YES, easy to use? NO! (And we in the … Continue reading

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Events Management and your (Linguistics) degree

One of the most common questions asked of a careers adviser by students is ‘what can I do with my xxxxxxxxxxxx degree?’, and as with most questions to do with careers, there is rarely a simple black and white answer, … Continue reading

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