Monthly Archives: November 2015

Need a guide to making the most of university and navigating your career-path….?

….read on! Prospects, an old hand in the graduate careers and employment market, have just launched a new Guide – the Student Career Guide – useful whatever year you’re in at university. Covering topics such as: gaining experience skills you’ll need in the … Continue reading

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Civil Service Fast Stream – act Fast now – application window extended….

….to 30th November! If you weren’t Fast enough to apply before the original closing date,… ……Apply now to join the Civil Service Fast Stream – register your details by 30 November 2015. You’ll have even greater opportunity to apply to the 11 … Continue reading

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Are you creative, innovative, disruptive, or entrepreneurial…….?

…… (and many PPLS students are… read how Philosophy grad Ryan set up his own media company) then Enterprise Week 16-20 November 2015 is for you! This year, to coincide with Global Entrepreneurship Week, Edinburgh University is hosting its first ‘Enterprise … Continue reading

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Your ‘interview face’…..

….aka your ‘game face’! We’re all multifaceted creatures, and have different facets or faces we show to the world in different situations. So when you’re next invited to  an interview, make sure this is the ‘face’ you show them, rather than … Continue reading

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Gaining Experience as an ‘aspiring psychologist’ – slides from the Psychsoc session, 11th Nov

Below you’ll find the slides from Cassie Addai’s  (assistant psychologist NHS Scotland) informative session on gaining experience for clinical psychology – including her own journey to date – which she delivered for PsychSoc on 11th Nov. Gaining experience for clinical psychology – … Continue reading

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Researching research careers – qualitative research

PPLS students are often curious about where they can use their research skills, other than in academia. If this is you, then you might like to look into Qualitative Research, and the AQR (Association of Qualitative Research) website, is a good … Continue reading

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International or UK internships with the Saltire foundation next summer……..

….find out more at the Saltire Foundation presentation Tues 3rd Nov. The Saltire Foundation offer fully-funded international or domestic summer internships working on projects of real commercial significance to your host company. Hear from members of the Saltire Foundation team and … Continue reading

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