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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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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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The Civil Service – Fast Stream or otherwise……

When thoughts turn to careers and what to do next after university, many PPLS students give at least a passing thought to a career in the Civil Service, in particular their flag-ship Fast Stream, and many investigate in much further detail. With … Continue reading

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What type of employer would suit me? – research via the up-coming Fairs.

As well as finding types of work that suit your interests, skills and experience , finding an employer that chimes with your motivators is also important. The type of organisation you work for, their client base, size, working practice etc, … Continue reading

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Retail as a career – it’s far more than the shop floor

If your idea of retail as a career only extends as far as the part-time jobs you’ve had to make ends meet during your studies, which you cant wait to quit as soon as something better comes along, then maybe … Continue reading

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Review your (policy work) options……hear it from an Edinburgh-alumnus-now-EU-policy-officer

  If you were intrigued by the recent post from philosophy alumnus Liz about her route into Policy work via an MSc in political theory and a variety of different work settings, including public affairs and research consultancy, sign up to listen … Continue reading

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