Hello everyone! It was lovely to meet you today and thank you for being such an interactive and fun group to work with.
As promised, today’s slides are available as a PDF: Career Planning Community Education DFG 2013
To find out more about your broad options after university…
You can start on the ‘Explore your options‘ page of the Careers Service website.
To find out more about specific occupations related to your degree:
PDFs of the occupational profiles that I brought with me today (youth worker, community education officer, adult guidance worker, community development worker, advice worker and community arts worker) are available on these pages.
For those of you interested in going abroad at some point doing university or after…
Our ‘Discover Global Opportunities‘ pages are a good place to start
We also have information about living and working abroad in our Information Centre
SAGE, our jobs database, handles hundreds of oversea opportunities every year
The next Global Opportunities Fair will be in Autumn semester
To find out more about employers and what they are looking for…
An important part of making the most of university and career planning is finding out what opportunities are out there
Support for job applications, CVs, covering letters and interviews is available here – including our CV podcast.
Or you might want to peruse (I mean that in the literal sense) Five ways not to succeed at interview to avoid common interview mistakes.
We advertise Third Sector Internships Scotland and many other opportunities throughout the year on SAGE – keep checking!
If there is anything else you’d like to see on the blog or if you have any questions from the session, do get in touch.