Monthly Archives: October 2015

Top tips for getting a job as an Assistant Psychologist…..

…. from a recent Edinburgh psychology grad, now working as an Assistant psychologist.   For many aspiring psychologists, Assistant Psychologist posts offer valuable experience in their desired field, providing the opportunity to develop your clinical and research skills, work alongside … Continue reading

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Testing times if you’re applying for grad schemes – be prepared …..

If you’re applying for grad schemes or internships with the big organisations, you’ll probably have some psychometric tests coming up (verbal, numerical, diagrammatic, situational judgement etc), and these tests don’t seem to be anyone’s idea of fun… Early preparation and practice are … Continue reading

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Interested in a career in publishing? Want support from an insider?….

…then the Society of Young Publishers Scotland Mentoring Scheme is just the thing you need! Find out more below and apply now! And if you want to know more about publishing as a career, and what you need to succeed – take … Continue reading

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Career Conversations – your future – let’s talk about it.

Career Conversations – small, informal, interactive group sessions for UGs in PPLS on themes including: Recent PPLS grads sharing their experience in the graduate workplace – grad schemes, marketing, publishing, etc Finding internships and work experience PPLS and your CV, applications … Continue reading

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Psychology student? Thinking clinical?…Think Ahead?

As you’ll know if you’ve done any research into clinical psychology as a career, or read anything I’ve written about getting into clinical psychology, it’s important to Think Ahead, to gain the Clinical psychology work experience Sept 2015 before applying … Continue reading

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Internships – one PPLS student’s experience this summer….

Experience of some sort – volunteering, paid work, committee-membership, structured internships etc etc, combined with your degree studies, has become an essential way to build and demonstrate experience to potential employers/course leaders when you move on from university. You’ll find a … Continue reading

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