Monthly Archives: September 2015

Prepare for the Fair …….

What ever stage you’re at in your university life, it pays to go to the Careers Fairs! Do your research before hand as there are different employers and different types of employers on the different days. Explore who’ll be there via Careers … Continue reading

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‘If you don’t ask, you don’t get’ – a recent-grad take on the power of networking

Below, Cassie Addie, Assistant Psychologist, and recent Edinburgh psychology graduate, distils her experience of networking into her top networking tips, which apply to all career areas. (For readers interested in networking opportunities for clinical psychology, read about ESPAG (East of Scotland Psychology … Continue reading

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Experience in Publishing – one student’s story….

Charlotte Brady, philosophy  year 4 Deciding to pursue a career in the creative industries, particularly publishing and journalism, can invite a lot of horror stories about a dark abyss of unemployment and despair. Thankfully, when you’re a Philosophy undergraduate, you’re fairly used … Continue reading

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Don’t wait for the work-experience advert to come to you – go out and get it….

If you wait for adverts to appear offering work experience in some job areas, particularly media-related, you could be waiting a long time, and when they do put in a rare appearance – you’ll be fighting off lots of competition. So … Continue reading

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Your PPLS degree and Market Research – check it out!

I’ve blogged in the past about careers in various different areas of marketing (check them out via the tabs on the right), as there are lots of areas to use your PPLS skills and knowledge. And if you take a quick … Continue reading

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