Category Archives: vacation work

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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Grab an internship – these PPLS people did…

Whether you’re about to graduate and not sure what’s next, or wondering what to do with your summer – there’s still time to find internships. About to graduate? See what happened when Harriet (LEL grad) landed a graduate internship with … 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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International or UK internships with the Saltire foundation next summer……..

….find out more at the Saltire Foundation presentation Tues 3rd Nov. The Saltire Foundation offer fully-funded international or domestic summer internships working on projects of real commercial significance to your host company. Hear from members of the Saltire Foundation team and … 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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Still looking for something productive to do this summer…….?

….. besides enjoying the sun in George Square Gardens, lovely (and unexpected!) as that is! Then check out MyCareerHub! – there’re still lots of summer work and volunteering opportunities being advertised there.  From summer play-worker to digital marketing, heaps of Festival opportunities, activity … Continue reading

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Try something new this summer – try TEFLing with EUSA’s Free taster course!

Nothing lined up for summer yet? Thought about TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language) but not quite sure what’s involved ? Then EUSA has just the course for you – a TEFL taster – conveniently timed for the end … Continue reading

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