Category Archives: internships

Marketing Mackie’s crisps, via a Scotgrad internship – a PPLS grad’s story

I’ve just received a fascinating potted history from PPLS grad Harriet (LEL grad 2015) on how she started her career in marketing with Mackie’s, (of crisp and ice-cream fame). Her case-study makes fascinating reading. She talks about: finding her direction, … Continue reading

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Experience Works – one philosophy student’s experience of an Employ.Ed internship

In anticipation of our ExperienceWorks campaign, beginning 6th Nov, I’m delighted to share insights from 3rd year philosophy and politics student Iwona, on her experience of  an Employ.Ed on Campus Internship last summer. Last summer I was an Employ.Ed on Campus Intern, and I’m … Continue reading

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Prepare for the 2017 Careers Fair

….the big 3 day Fair is coming up fast, 10-12th October! Whatever stage you’re at in your university life, it pays to go to Careers Fairs – a chance to meet a wide range of employers, plus attend talks on a … 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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Internships – in Edinburgh – on campus…..

….they’re back! The Employ.ed on Campus programme is now advertising 54 internship positions for summer 2017. Vacancies are open to 2nd, 3rd and penultimate UGs, and  live on MyCareerHub until 19th February- so get working on your applications asap. As … Continue reading

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Funding for short-term work in Europe via Erasmus

Keen to work in Europe over the vacation, or after your studies, but not sure how to fund it? Read on! Funding is available via the Erasmus scheme for students doing paid or unpaid traineeships (aka work! – your work … Continue reading

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Work experience, volunteering, internships….why are they important?

…… make sure you’re in the best position to move on into the work/study area of your choice on graduation! With hundreds of opportunities already being advertised on our vacancy database, MyCareerHub alone, the start of semester, before the academic work really kicks … Continue reading

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