I have been accepted onto a postgrad course. Is 2020 a good time to undertake postgraduate study?

A Mathematics & Statistics class Congratulations on completing your undergraduate degree. Undoubtedly, this is a challenging time in which to transition into your next career step. If your career plans led you to apply for and accept a place on a Postgraduate Study programme for this Autumn then you may a degree of safety in … Continue reading I have been accepted onto a postgrad course. Is 2020 a good time to undertake postgraduate study?

5 ways to develop your skills at home

Finished exams and coursework and looking for ways to develop your skills online? In this blog, we'll explore 5 ways you can develop your skills and experience from the comfort of your home. 1. Take part in a virtual internship Internship Experience UK - 3 day virtual internships, content delivered by industry experts and leading … Continue reading 5 ways to develop your skills at home

Get Ahead of the Game with Informational Interviews

COVID-19 arrived in March like a tornado, disrupting and changing all our lives in ways we could never have imagined.  Now, three months on, and the academic year behind us, your thoughts may be turning to new opportunities beyond studies.  If you’re wanting to explore a new career path, or start making applications for graduate … Continue reading Get Ahead of the Game with Informational Interviews

The New Creative Normal

Question: What do the people below have in common? Alex Smith, XpoNorth Paul Wilson: Musician, Snow Patrol Julie Fowlis: Musician Joe Mcalinden: Musician/ Composer/ Producer Mark Allen: Music Supervisor Mark Gordon: Owner, Score Draw Music Pete Fletcher: Producer, musician, studio owner, Black Bay Studio Dougie Brown: Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival/ Artist Manager/ The Gathering/ Blue Kirkhope: SMIA/ Artist Manager Caroline Campbell: Ironworks Venue/ Belladrum Tartan Heart … Continue reading The New Creative Normal

Making the most of your virtual internship

We are living in strange times and necessity has now meant that your internship has gone virtual.  What now? Some of you might be feeling a sense of unease about what lies ahead but the Internship Hub (with suggestions from our current interns) have put together some tips for making sure your internship is a success: 1. … Continue reading Making the most of your virtual internship

Learning lessons from previous downturns: 5 top tips

During these unprecedented times, it’s understandable that anxiety about the impact on graduate careers of the COVID-19 pandemic is growing. At this point, there is too much uncertainty to make specific predictions about the economic recovery that will come. What this post aims to do instead is to consider lessons learned from previous economic downturns. … Continue reading Learning lessons from previous downturns: 5 top tips

Covid-19 and Your Career: What we know and what you can do just now

It’s hard to keep up with what’s happening just now, right? Lockdown, social distancing, some university buildings closing, and courses and exams moving online – or for some, no exams. On top of that you’re probably getting concerned about your internship plans, summer jobs or graduate roles. There’s so much to think about so let’s … Continue reading Covid-19 and Your Career: What we know and what you can do just now

The Global Ambassador Programme: Your passport to career success

The Global Ambassador Programme is focussed on providing you with a personal development opportunity where you will receive an introduction to the professional work environment, gain industry insight, and be inspired by learning about the career journey of your alumni host and others in their network. L: Evan working hard at Rufus Leonard, LondonR: Sara … Continue reading The Global Ambassador Programme: Your passport to career success

You can intern at UofG, not just study!

We’re sure you’ll all agree that UofG is a great place to study but have you ever thought about working here? Last year the Internship Hub advertised almost 150 on-campus internships in areas such as student support, research support, marketing and communications to name but a few. On-campus internships provide an excellent opportunity for you … Continue reading You can intern at UofG, not just study!

Have I missed the boat for grad schemes?

  So you’re just about to graduate and thinking about looking for jobs or perhaps you’ve already been applying but haven’t had any success? You’ve noticed that a lot of graduate programs are closed and wondering if you’ve missed the boat? CHECK OUT GLASGOW CAREERS If you really want to do a graduate scheme, there … Continue reading Have I missed the boat for grad schemes?