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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.

Want to write the perfect cover letter?

Want to write the perfect cover letter?

A cover letter is the perfect accompaniment to your CV and if done right can be the difference between success and failure. It’s the first thing an employer will see and the perfect opportunity to sell yourself. In fact, more and more employers ... read more

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A guide to writing a CV that will get you noticed

A guide to writing a CV that will get you noticed

You are the right person for the job! But does your CV say that? How can you increase your chances of an employer selecting you for interview? Let’s start by looking at the common mistakes: Refers to wrong company (often a cut and paste error) O... read more

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