Category Archives: career areas

Journalism for PPLS students – a profession with many guises

Are you interested in a career in journalism? It’s a career area which plays to PPLS strengths, whether it’s your understanding of language from LEL, of how people are influenced from psychology, or your logical approach to building arguments and problem … Continue reading

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Working in Digital Media and Advertising…..CCCF event

What is CCCF? The Creative and Cultural Careers Festival is our award winning, week-long festival of events running from Monday 27 February to Friday 3 March! This is your chance to hear what life is like working in the Creative … Continue reading

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Life Beyond your PPLS degree – if you missed it….

.. you missed a great informative event, and chance to network (ie talk!) with recent PPLS grads about their journey since graduation, and gain inspiration for your own. However, all is not lost, as all the speakers also wrote about … Continue reading

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Taxing careers – endless variety

Why Tax? – not usually top of students’ career-list!  But read on to hear why recent grad Hannah loves working in tax with professional services firm EY for its for endless variety, challenge, interest and international reach – tax law changes every year, … Continue reading

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Marketing – a career-option for all PPLS students

Following an extremely informative Career Conversation with Laura Richardson, philosophy graduate and marketing professional, I’m summarising her slides and advice below. Read on if you’re a PPLS student wondering about a career in Marketing What is marketing? “Marketing is defined … Continue reading

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Publishing and PPLS subjects

Graduates from all the PPLS subjects make their way into the publishing profession. A quick look at the jobs entered by PPLS grads recently show people working in the publishing industry as: editorial assistants web editors proofreaders marketing and sales assistants … Continue reading

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Teaching – grads from all the PPLS subjects become teachers…..

A quick look at the job areas entered by PPLS grads will always throw up a handful of people  going straight onto a Teacher Training course (PGDE/CE), doing Teach First (a 2 year programme training you for teaching and management in schools … Continue reading

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