Category Archives: internships

Paid graduate teaching internships – ‘try before you apply’ for Teacher Training!

Have you been considering teaching as a possible profession (lots of PPLS grads do – you’ll find some on the PPLS Graduate Stories website), but: not sure what’s involved from the other side of the desk; tentative to apply for … Continue reading

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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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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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Internships – one PPLS student’s experience this summer….

Experience of some sort – volunteering, paid work, committee-membership, structured internships etc etc, combined with your degree studies, has become an essential way to build and demonstrate experience to potential employers/course leaders when you move on from university. You’ll find a … Continue reading

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Don’t wait for the work-experience advert to come to you – go out and get it….

If you wait for adverts to appear offering work experience in some job areas, particularly media-related, you could be waiting a long time, and when they do put in a rare appearance – you’ll be fighting off lots of competition. So … Continue reading

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Rewarding work…..your summer work/volunteering

It’s hard not to be aware of the value of work experience and volunteering – I’ve blogged on it many times (plus check the Internship category on the right of the screen), run workshops on internships and volunteering, written handouts (PPLS work … Continue reading

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Publishing, marketing, social media – and more……

The publishing industry – an area which attracts interest from grads across all the PPLS disciplines – has crossed my radar several times this week, so I thought I’d share my insights with you. I was interested to see that not only … Continue reading

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