Monday 18th September 2017 GSA Careers Service Bulletin

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A big WELCOME to all new and returning students at GSA. Please see below for all GSA Careers Service Events, opportunities and news this week…

images (5)CAREERS EVENTS THIS WEEK

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UK job Market: 
Finding Part Time work and opportunities in Glasgow 
Wednesday 20th   September 2017   3-4pm
Ground Floor Bourdon Lecture Theatre   Delivered by Lesley Black
This session will cover all you need to know about finding a part time job in Glasgow including: types of vacancies on offer, where to look for work, what to expect when making an application.

 

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CV BOOTCAMP                                          
Thursday 21st September 2017        
PSR2 Reid Building 10:30am- 12 noon   Delivered by Lesley Black
This workshop will cover all aspects of writing a targeted CV and cover letter. By the end of the session you will have a fantastic strategy for writing your targeted CV with style.  All welcome places are limited : Email careers@gsa.ac.uk  to book your place.
Bourdon Ground Floor Lecture Theatre is located in the Bourdon Building: Building 9 on the GSA Campus Map . PSR2 REID building is building 2 on the campus map :http://www.gsa.ac.uk/media/1415972/29239_gsa_campus_map_online_aw.pdf

images (5)GRADUATE OPPORTUNITIES

If you are a final year student and looking for employment as a graduate, don’t forget that Graduate Schemes, Training and Opportunities launch in September and will be advertised throughout your final year. Make sure you keep up-to-date with the latest opportunities and apply within the deadlines.

images (5)PAID INTERNSHIPS

Sir Robert McAlpine have paid construction internships for undergraduate students. Opportunities are offered throughout the year find out more here: https://targetjobs.co.uk/employer-hubs/sir-robert-mcalpine
Conde Nast UK have an ongoing paid digital intern role based in London. Find out more here: https://condenastuk.avature.net/careers/JobDetail/Digital-intern-cntraveller-com/1121
SCOTGRAD facilitate a range of paid placements in the Scottish sector throughout the year for graduates as well as summer placements for undergraduates. Keep up to date with the latest opportunities by sign up to their page: https://www.scotgrad.co.uk/students

images (5)CREATIVE SECTOR NEWS + PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE

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Get connected in the City…

Interested in film making and showing films,  GMAC Film located in the merchant city hosts arrange of events and opportunities. Find out more: http://www.gmacfilm.com/
Interested in visual arts and performance connect with Trongate103 and Glasgow Life  and discover the latest exhibitions: http://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/arts/pages/whats-on-this-month-at-trongate-103.aspx
Interested in architecture and design find out more at Design and Architecture Scotland and their events: http://www.ads.org.uk/
Interested in craft  and making Craft Scotland hosts a range of events, competitions and awards throughout the year: http://www.craftscotland.org/whats-on

Professional Practice

Prospects.ac.uk  Tell us 7 ways to make your job application standout: https://www.prospects.
ac.uk/careers-advice/applying-for-jobs/7-ways-to-make-your-job-application-stand-out

images (5)GSA GRADUATES IN BUSINESS

Huge congratulations to Ryan Murdoch and his business idea LUCID (Learning Using Computer Interface Design) for reaching the KICKSTARTER 2017 finals.
There is still just time to offer Ryan support,  by voting for Ryan & his business in the Digital Entrepreneur Award : https://www.convergechallenge.com/blogs/competition/2017-08-30-vote-for-the-kickstart-digital-entrepreneur-award/  (closing 19th September 2017). The winner will be announced on 28th September 2017- Good luck Ryan!
The Scottish Innovative Student Award (SISA) Programme, run by the Scottish Institute for Enterprise in partnership with three of Scotland’s Innovation Centres (DataLabDigital Health and Care Institute, and CENSIS), is the perfect opportunity for you to tackle real life challenges during your studies.
Download this News letter:Sept 18
Next GSA Careers Service Weekly Bulletin will be on Monday 25th September 2017

 

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