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Pandemic passions: making time out count

A brand new 2020 diary, scrumptiously leather-bound with gorgeous thick paper waiting for my scrawling hand. Fast forward to March 2021 and this diary is practically empty. My concept of…

Careers: how to find summer internships

With the semester finally coming to an end, and with an inevitably long summer ahead, some of us might be looking for internships or some work experience. Although it sounds…

Combatting sexual harassment: what must be done next

Content warning: This article contains mentions of sexual harassment Recent movements such as #MeToo have encouraged individuals to come forward with experiences of sexual harassment. The most recent accusation is…

How to be boosting your CV throughout the year

Grades are important but are not always the necessary evidence of the various skills that employers value and often seek. With an increasingly competitive job market, finding ways to stand…

Careers Conversation: a student’s experience in the LEAPS programme

Last summer I carried out a week placement with LEAPS (Lothian Equal Access Programme for Schools) as a student mentor for their High Flyers Program. The program provides around 40…

Interview with the Careers Consultant for the Business School

Finding a job after leaving university is both at the forefront of students’ minds but also on the backburner for most of the time as university deadlines are deemed as…

What’s happening in the murky world of student internships?

Arguably one of the biggest, yet perhaps most subtle indicators of how British society has changed in the last few decades is the rise of the student internship. What was…