Monthly Archives: March 2016

Add value to you summer work/volunteering with the Edinburgh Award

Over the long summer vacation, many of you will be working/volunteering to gain relevant experience, evidence your skills to future employers, and last but not least, earn some cash! (And if you’re still looking for summer opportunities, check our website … Continue reading

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EY, Deloitte, PWC, KPMG – the ‘Big 4’ interview questions…….

PPLS grads (eg philosophy grad Lee) join the ‘Big 4’ for consulting and accountancy (and the questions they use in interviews will have crossover with other companies and areas of business and industry). If you’re keen to get insider knowledge … Continue reading

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Marketing and media for PPLS grads- hear it from Whitespace agency….

You’ll find PPLS grads making great careers in advertising, marketing and PR – your skills developed from your studies, as well as some of the content of your degree lend themselves to these areas (check out the ‘options’ information for … Continue reading

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Policy work and PPLS students – in case you missed the event…

Last week we  ran a Policy Work event for SPS and PPLS students, as students from both these schools go on to careers in this area of work. Scheduled speakers, all Edinburgh alumni, were: Nigel Anthony: Policy Briefing and Engagement Officer … Continue reading

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Accenture, PA consulting and more – consulting careers for PPLS students….

PPLS grads make good consultants – read about Philosophy grad Lee and his consulting career with EY, or psychology and cognitive science grad Kolos and his career in business intelligence and IT consulting. Want to find out more? Come along to our Insider … Continue reading

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Civil Service Fast Stream – advice hints and tips direct from Civil Service

PPLS students and grads across the range of subject areas apply for and succeed in joining the Civil Service Fast Stream each year – you can read (or watch the video if you prefer) about Linguistics Grad Yorath and his … Continue reading

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Buzzfeed, BBC, Sky news, and more….journalism in its many guises…..

….was represented at the CCCF Journalism event this week. And contrary to rumour, journalism is not dead, just evolving with the technology. Print journalism may be in steep decline and The Independent  finished its print edition, but online and broadcast journalism … Continue reading

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