Category Archives: cognitive science

Let’s get analytical – careers in big data and IT – take your psychology and LEL data-analysis skills beyond the obvious ….

Do you enjoy the stats/data analysis part of your degree? Are you keen on quantitative analysis? Do you actively enjoy using R or SPSS? Are you interested in taking these interests into your career? If so, then Big Data employers … Continue reading

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Working out your career direction – help is on hand!

It can be daunting trying to sort out a career direction that’s going to suit you – there’s just so many ways your degree can take you – using your subject knowledge, or all those skills you’re developing that are … Continue reading

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About to graduate? What next?

For some of you the answer’s easy:  start my graduate job with xxxxx (after a relaxing summer post-exams) start my PG course in September after a relaxing summer away from studies start my gap year by earning some money and … Continue reading

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AIESEC, internships and volunteering this summer – hear it from a current PPLS student…

Hello there, I’m Amanda, a 2nd year Philosophy and Politics student guest blogging for the PPLS Careers blog this week. As PPLS students, we are repeatedly told how useful our degrees are to the real world: Philosophy students can utilise … Continue reading

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Need some career inspiration….?

….use our range of online resourced to get inspired! Want a quick kickstart to evaluate where you’re at with your career-thinking? Try Career Explorer! – 10 simple quiz questions to get you started Looking for a bit more detail, using … 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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CareerConfident – make a confident start to your future beyond your degree

no……………………….maybe………………………yes? We’ll all be somewhere on that continuum from no to yes – and sliding up and down as we move through our life and face changes in our work, moving jobs, applying for promotions, changing direction – nothing stays still! If … Continue reading

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