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Still looking for something productive to do in the long vacation…..?

Then check out MyCareerHub! – there’re still lots of summer work opportunities being advertised there.  From summer play-worker to Historic Scotland visitor assistant, heaps of Festival opportunities, activity leader,  summer camps at home an abroad……there’s still a wide range of things to apply for – browse MyCareerHub now! … Continue reading

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Experience Works – one philosophy student’s experience of an Employ.Ed internship

In anticipation of our ExperienceWorks campaign, beginning 6th Nov, I’m delighted to share insights from 3rd year philosophy and politics student Iwona, on her experience of  an Employ.Ed on Campus Internship last summer. Last summer I was an Employ.Ed on Campus Intern, and I’m … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Experience in Publishing – one student’s story….

Charlotte Brady, philosophy  year 4 Deciding to pursue a career in the creative industries, particularly publishing and journalism, can invite a lot of horror stories about a dark abyss of unemployment and despair. Thankfully, when you’re a Philosophy undergraduate, you’re fairly used … 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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