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Here we share useful advice for students applying for placements, including CV, cover letter and interview guidance, as well as other hints and tips to help you find your perfect placement.

We also have case studies from past placements, and guest posts from employers, students and academics alike. If you'd like to submit a guest post, please email info@e-placementscotland.com.

Are you getting the most out of employer tech talks?

Are you getting the most out of employer tech talks?

Are you getting the most out of attending an Employer Talk As a student, you will be given numerous opportunities to attend employer talks whilst you are at University. These are excellent opportunities to get your foot in the door and get yours... read more

Students

Why hiring a Student Placement is a good idea for your business!

Why hiring a Student Placement is a good idea for your business!

How can employing a student placement strengthen your business? The benefits of a student undertaking a paid placement are invaluable, but have you considered the impact that they can have on your business? Feedback from employers so far states ... read more

Employer

What are the benefits of undertaking a placement through e-Placement Scotland?

What are the benefits of undertaking a placement through e-Placement Scotland?

The importance of undertaking a paid placement should never be underestimated, there are many benefits for you as a student whether you look to do a 3 Month placement over Summer or you choose to complete a 12 Month long placement the life skill... read more

Students

Placement Conduct - Are you getting it right?

Placement Conduct - Are you getting it right?

What is expected of you during your placement? Your placement is a professional experience that requires professional attitudes and appropriate behaviour. For the duration of your placement, you are an employee and therefore you will be expected... read more

Student Advice

e-Placement Scotland - Where are they now? - Guest Blog Article

e-Placement Scotland - Where are they now? - Guest Blog Article

e-Placement Scotland - Where are they now? Guest Blog Article Matthew Lynch Here at e-Placement Scotland we have created over 2500 paid placements, with many of our Summer placements now well underway, we thought it would be a good opportunity t... read more

Students

Turing Trust are looking for donations - can you help?

Turing Trust are looking for donations - can you help?

Who are the Turing Trust? The Turing Trust believes in a world of equal opportunity, with technology-enabled education for all. We provide reused IT equipment, loaded with educational resources, and training to schools in sub-Saharan Africa. We ... read more

Where are they now? Serena Battistoni - Resilience Engine

Where are they now? Serena Battistoni - Resilience Engine

e-Placement Scotland has recently created its 2000th placement, we thought this would be a good opportunity to touch base with some of our past placement students to find out why they undertook a placement and “where are they now?” We recently s... read more

Students

Where are they now? Sanaa Dawood - Leonardo

Where are they now? Sanaa Dawod - Leonardo

Here at e-Placement Scotland we have just created our milestone 2000 th placement so we thought it would be a good opportunity to celebrate some of our past placement students with a “Where are they now?” guest blog article We recently caught up... read more

Students

Case Study: Resilience Engine

Case Study: Resilience Engine

Tell us about your company The Resilience Engine, a startup business, soon to be floated out of its parent company, lifetimeswork, has enormously benefited from the successful placement of two internships through ScotlandIS. Both internships hav... read more

Case Studies

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