Tag Archives: vacation work

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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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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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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Going Global – why, what, where, how?! – getting started….

You’re no doubt aware of some of the opportunities for you to internationalise your university experience – via study abroad exchange programmes in your penultimate year,  volunteering and paid vacation work, ‘gap year’ work and travel immediately on graduation etc. But have … Continue reading

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What am I doing here!? – a question for all early-years students …..

………and the obvious answer – ‘studying for my degree of course!’ Great – and lucky you! – 4 years to study a subject you love in depth, at a great university. But what else are you doing here…….? I would … Continue reading

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Looking for a summer project, and keen to put your communication skills to good use…..?

…Project Scotland has some great opportunities for you!  Many PPLS students in general, and LEL students in particular, are interested in careers which will make use of their understanding of language and communication, and written and verbal communication skills, including careers in areas … Continue reading

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