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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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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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Work experience, volunteering, internships….why are they important?

……..to make sure you’re in the best position to move on into the work/study area of your choice on graduation! With hundreds of opportunities already being advertised on our vacancy database, MyCareerHub alone, the start of semester, before the academic work really kicks … Continue reading

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All the fun of the Fair…graduate jobs, internships and more…

  Tuesday 24th May sees the EGRF (Edinburgh Graduate Recruitment Fair) roll into town at the Pleasance Sports Centre. PPLS finalist? still looking for a graduate role or course? This is an essential event if you’re looking for graduate work, further study … Continue reading

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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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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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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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