Category Archives: Psychology

mainly for psychologists

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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Experience for psychology careers – Edinburgh students’ experience with SLV.Global in Bali and Sri Lanka

Some of you will know of SLV .Global from their presence at the BPS student conference this March. Others may have read the student blog post on her experience in Sri Lanka.  Or you may have read the case study … Continue reading

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Speech and language therapy, art therapy and other allied health professions…

 …these are career area explored by many  psychology and language science students. An interesting presentation came my way this week, from Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University, which runs many of these courses – Diagnosing future careers in the Allied Health Professions  . … 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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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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