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Welcome to Early Careers Insider – a member update for the professional early careers community from, Scotland’s Early Careers Marketplace.


Supporting Your Candidate Attraction in Scotland

‘Apprenticeships in Scotland’ is now EarlyCareers.Scot. Scotland’s Early Career Marketplace, our portal is now live. Visit to download the latest EarlyCareers.Scot media pack for details of our campaign packages and delivery channels for 2022.

Scottish Apprenticeships Week is 12

Just in case you didn’t know, its Scottish Apprenticeships week!

There are over 70 events listed on the Scottish Apprenticeship Week event finder and three simple ways to get involved.

Scotland’s Career Review Just Published*

Read the final report and recommendations. Find out about plans to implement the recommendations to build a better future for Scotland’s young people.

Careers By design

EarlyCareers.Scot Campaign Pack 2022-2023

We have recently released our brand new campaign pack, detailing out our packages, channels, methodology and buying process. Giving you everything you need to understand why we are the right recruitment partner for your Scottish early careers campaign.

Scotland’s biggest data science showcase returns to Glasgow on 15th March

Data Talent, Scotland’s biggest data science and AI talent showcase, is opening its doors for people looking to kick start their careers in the data sector.


Amazon announces 1,500 new apprenticeships

New Amazon Apprenticeships portal offers 40 degree-level apprenticeship schemes, including new opportunities in the areas of publishing, retailing, marketing, and a programme focused on environmental, social and corporate governance.

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Summer Internship Scheme 2022 – Could your organisation benefit?

The Robertson Trust are looking for hosts for their fully-funded internship scheme. Each year, over 700 young people, known as Robertson scholars, are supported through Journey to Success in a broad range of subjects across Scotland’s universities.

Robertson Trust

Insider Updates

Cyber Explorers for S2/S3 Scotland
Cyber Explorers is a free interactive cyber security learning platform being rolled out across UK secondary schools.

SCQF online conference
Want to know more about the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF)? It turns 21 years old this year and as part of the celebrations, the SCQF Partnership is hosting its first online conference on 24 March 2022.

Get closer to Scottish Education
Dates for the forthcoming Scottish Learning Festival have been announced 21st – 22nd September.

One in four young people say they will never recover from the emotional impact of the pandemic
The results of The Prince’s Trust NatWest Youth Index 2022, published today, reveal the long-term emotional impact of the pandemic on young people across the UK. Alarmingly, young people’s overall happiness and confidence in the future is at rock bottom.

Making Every Lesson Count: Six principles
Designing Early Career Education programmes? Making Every Lesson Count describes six pedagogical principles – from challenging to modelling to feedback – that can give us a great framework for teaching and learning with young people at work.

Upgraded Energy Sector training facilities in Aberdeen
Maersk Training has invested in its people, growing the headcount and upgrading facilities, courses and innovation in Aberdeen, which is the organisations hub for all training activity in UKCS for Oil & Gas, and renewables globally.

Jobs of the future at ZeroFour hub
Crown Estate Scotland and Dundee and Angus College have entered into a partnership to inspire people of all ages to consider STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) opportunities at clean growth enterprise hub, ZeroFour in Montrose.

CITB launches suite of apprenticeship support resources for employers
To mark National Apprenticeship Week, a series of apprenticeship toolkits have been launched by CITB to support construction employers with hiring an apprentice.

New ‘digital pilots’ license (DPL)
Digital Pilot’s Licence (DPL) course comprises five accelerator programmes: Digital Marketplace, Driving Value from Data, Climate Solutions, Business Blockchain and Wellbeing.

DMA creates Scottish apprenticeships scheme
Trade body the Data and Marketing Association (DMA) has partnered with Scottish apprenticeship provider Sixth Sense Training