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Interviews – be a STAR…..

….shine in your interviews!  Whether it’s your first graduate job, summer internship or work experience, make sure you display STAR qualities in your interview. With questions such as: ‘Tell me about a time when you worked in a team…. ….when … Continue reading

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Train to teach psychology in schools in Scotland – still open for applications.

If you want to teach psychology at secondary school level in Scotland, well now you can! The University of Strathclyde is pioneering the first such course for the academic year 2016-17, and it’s still taking applications now, so get yours in … Continue reading

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Great leadership opportunity – on your doorstep!

There’s a great  Global Leader Experience taking place right here in Edinburgh in Innovative Learning Week 2016. This event is inspired by Common Purpose which runs leadership development programmes in cities across the world that enable people to work together to solve … Continue reading

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Are you creative, innovative, disruptive, or entrepreneurial…….?

…… (and many PPLS students are…..eg read how Philosophy grad Ryan set up his own media company) then Enterprise Week 16-20 November 2015 is for you! This year, to coincide with Global Entrepreneurship Week, Edinburgh University is hosting its first ‘Enterprise … Continue reading

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Prepare for the Fair …….

What ever stage you’re at in your university life, it pays to go to the Careers Fairs! Do your research before hand as there are different employers and different types of employers on the different days. Explore who’ll be there via Careers … Continue reading

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jobs.ac.uk – a great website for PPLS students, for so many reasons – not just academic jobs……

  I’ve long been a fan of jobs.ac.uk, not just for its academic and research opportunities both UK and worldwide, but also for its jobs in the wider HE context (Careers Service roles included!) And now it just got better! … Continue reading

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Experience for clinical psychology – yet more ideas….

I’ve blogged recently on work experience for clinical psychology, vital for gaining that place on the DClin course. This week two more ideas for experience came my way – one via the Third Day of the Career Fair, the other … Continue reading

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