Opening dates for applications for investment banking – and closing dates – are early. Several of those we’re currently advertising have deadlines in October. So, if you’re aiming to get an internship or a graduate job for summer/autumn 2018 in this sector, don’t leave it too late. Start planning and preparing now so you don’t … Continue reading Want an internship or grad job in investment banking?
Careers Consultant Kirsten Roche gives advice on finding a part-time job. We see lots of students who want a part-time job in Edinburgh. This can be trickier than many students first expect as there are lots of students in Edinburgh all trying to get the same jobs. The Careers Service can support you in finding … Continue reading Finding part-time work in Edinburgh
Week 1 of the new academic year is just round the corner. Some of you will be entering a new year of your studies and others just starting out on your first (hello there, #Freshers!). Whatever year you’re in, there will be something you can be doing now to enhance your chances of getting a … Continue reading What can I do to improve my chances of getting a job?
Kate, our summer intern who is starting her fourth year now, sends good wishes to all our new students. Hello new students! As I finish up my summer internship with the Careers Service and head into my fourth year and final year, I’m thinking about what it was like when I started Uni and what … Continue reading Tips from a 4th year for all our new students
Kirsten from the Careers Service has a message for you..... We’re looking forward to the new academic year and welcoming all new students. As a new Postgraduate Taught student your relatively short and intensive course means you may not find much time to think about your career options for once you are finished. Because of … Continue reading A warm welcome to our new Postgraduate Students
Our Careers Consultant Kay Barbour flags up some forthcoming changes relevant to those of you intending to practise law in England or Wales. If you are considering a legal career South of the border you may start hearing talk of changes due to come in 2020. After long running consultations, in April 2017 the Solicitors … Continue reading How to become a lawyer in England and Wales: changes to legal training
Securing an internship is an achievement in itself, but as the saying goes, “Sometimes we're all so quick to count down the days that we forget to make the days count" (Unknown). Follow our handy tips to keep your motivation on track and end your internship on a positive note: Take time to reflect. You … Continue reading Tips to end your internship on a positive note
As we’re coming to the end of the academic year and starting to look forward to the next one we thought you’d like a reminder of our Top 5 most-viewed posts since summer 2016. Top of the list is Edinburgh graduates making a difference with the Scottish Government – insights from our alumni on the … Continue reading Your top 5 careers post choices
Thanks to Janet for this, from her PPLS careers blog …these are career area explored by many psychology and language science students. An interesting presentation came my way this week, from Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University, which runs many of these courses – Diagnosing future careers in the Allied Health Professions . The presentation offers useful … Continue reading Speech and language therapy, art therapy and other allied health professions…
Carol Macdonald reports: Graduate entry medicine into medicine is not new. Degree programmes exclusively for graduates have run in England for a number of years...but not previously in Scotland. ScotGEM is an exciting new graduate entry medical programme being developed by the Universities of St Andrews and Dundee, in partnership with University of the Highlands … Continue reading ScotGEM – A new Graduate Entry Medicine programme for Scotland