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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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PPLS students – Get Creative with the CCCF (Creative and Cultural Careers Festival) this week……….

CCCF is nearly upon us – make sure you don’t miss it! You’re a creative lot in PPLS –  you end up in journalism, publishing, marketing, film, digital and film media careers – and more….and just to prove it – Charlotte … Continue reading

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The power of networking – an quick update

  Back at the end of last summer, I blogged about a philosophy student who networked his way to work experience with The Scotsman. Now for the latest update: ‘The Scotsman was very productive, I’ve since been back another two times, and … Continue reading

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Buzzfeed, BBC, Sky news, and more….journalism in its many guises…..

….was represented at the CCCF Journalism event this week. And contrary to rumour, journalism is not dead, just evolving with the technology. Print journalism may be in steep decline and The Independent  finished its print edition, but online and broadcast journalism … Continue reading

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BAFTA, BBC, Buzzfeed, Publishing Scotland, Whitespace, …….

….and many more exciting employers, speakers and organisations – all coming to an event near you very soon, via the Careers Service’s week-long…………… CCCF – Creative and Cultural Careers Fest – 29th Feb – 4th March.  Check out all the events … 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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Opportunities in journalism, marketing, and gaining experience in libraries and galleries – all from Creative Scotland.

For anyone with an interest in the wide range of opportunities which come under the broad heading – ‘creative and media industries’ – then I wanted to flag up the mine of arts information, inspiration and opportunities which is Creative Scotland. … Continue reading

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