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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.

Where are they now? Sophie Higham, Pro-Sapien

Here at e-Placement Scotland, we have created over 3000 paid placements since 2010. With many of our summer placements now starting, we thought it would be a good opportunity to celebrate some of our past placement students. We recently caught u... read more

Students

How to write a job advert to attract top talent

Whilst we can take care of your placement adverts here are some hints and tips from S1 jobs for when you need to compile an advert. How to Write a Job Ad | Scottish Employer Resources | s1jobs read more

Employers

Mental Health at Work: Tips to Support it

This mental health week S1 Jobs have shared some top tips on keeping healthy at work. Mental Health at work: Tips to support it (s1jobs.com) read more

Student: Employer

Exploring Robert Gordon University's Graduate Apprenticeships: Your Questions Answered

Exploring Robert Gordon University's Graduate Apprenticeships: Your Questions Answered In the ever-evolving landscape of education and professional development, Robert Gordon University (RGU) stands as a beacon of innovation. With its Graduate A... read more

Student

20 ways to make you stand out to employers

Providing effective strategies to equip university graduates to stand out to potential employers is important, and this guide outlines 20 insightful ways to enhance their career prospects. Check out this post from S1 Jobs - How to Boost Career P... read more

Student

Why should I do an internship with Cadence?

Why should I do an internship with Cadence?

Cadence offer award winning Paid Placements Cadence is a pivotal leader in electronic systems design, building upon more than 30 years of computational software expertise. The company applies its underlying Intelligent System Design strategy to ... read more

Student

Internships at Holoxica: One intern interviewing another one

Internships at Holoxica: One intern interviewing another one

Ever wondered what the benefits of attending one of our speed networking events are? Or are you just not sure of the value of undertaking a placement? Our friends at Holoxica successfully recruited a student intern Lucie Hrbkova from attending o... read more

Student

Hiring remotely

Hiring remotely

Hear how Alasdair Currie from Multiplied By describes using the e-Placement Scotland service to remotely hire a Digital Marketing placement student. There is no denying that we are living in very uncertain times at present, a number of organisat... read more

Employers

3 things I learned about (video) interviews

3 things I learned about (video) interviews

Job interviews are hard. Job video interviews are harder. Job video interviews during a global health crisis are hardest. I have recently submitted my PhD thesis and already went into this crisis as unemployed, living on my last savings and quit... read more

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