Early Career Opportunities Updates

CodeClan youth academy open for applications
Learn the basics of programming and prepare for a guaranteed paid internship with one of Scotland’s exciting tech companies.

Babcock – Be Part of Something Big.
Babcock launch new graduate programmes in international aerospace, defence and security. A leading naval business, operating across the UK, France, Canada, Australasia and South Africa.

EY launch 2022 entry for Early Career programmes
School leaver, undergraduate and graduate programmes launched.

Early Career Pathways now open at Deloitte
Applications for 2022 and 2023 are open for Early Career pathways across the business.

Taylor Wimpey opens graduate scheme in Scotland
House builder advertises new roles in Scotland on its Early careers website

Early Career Opportunities at Forth Ports
Forth Ports are a leading leading port operator, employing over 1000 people across ports in Scotland and London.

North Ayrshire Council set to recruit 50 Modern Apprentices
The Council is advertising 50 Modern Apprentice vacancies, from horticulture to customer service and professional cookery to business administration.

Adviser Updates

1800 funded places to address the social care crisis
Funded spaces have been announced on the Introduction to a Career in Social Care course, which provides students with an introduction to social care and a stepping-stone to employment or further training.

Pre-register for the Gathering 2022!
Join in with the biggest celebration Scotland’s voluntary sector on 15 and 16 June when the Gathering returns to the SEC in Glasgow – a packed programme of over 80 workshops, seminars, and training sessions.

New code to stop ‘conditional unconditional’ university offers
Universities UK, which represents the HE sector, has published a new code of fair admissions which aims to stop the practice of ‘conditional unconditional’ offers to students, so that students aren’t encouraged to make decisions that may not be in their best interests.

New guide on applying for vet school
A new guide from veterinary sector and the British Veterinary Association offers advice to careers advisers, teachers and parents to support young people in pursuing a veterinary career.

Early Career Insights

10 Top Tips for the night before your exam
It’s the night before the exam and emotions are running high. Here are 10 tips and tricks to get you prepared and ready for the next day, covering everything from last minute revision techniques to what to eat before the exam itself.

How to Find Your Spark in Life
Got 15 mins for a quick podcast? Comedian Marilyn Pittman takes stock of what she really wants in life – and makes a plan to get it.

Ethnicity and gender still seen as major barriers to young people entering the world of work
A survey of 1,000 young people (16-21 years old) found that 45% of mixed-race, 50% of Asian and 63% of Black respondents believed ethnicity may potentially impact a job application or interview.

Fujitsu acquires refurbished office space in Edinburgh
Fujitsu has acquired a 7,664 sq ft office at CEG’s Verdant office development in South Gyle Business Park west of Edinburgh. Keep an eye for new opportunities.

Sturgeon hails ‘historic and momentous’ day as ScotRail nationalised
Nicola Sturgeon has hailed the nationalisation of ScotRail as a “historic and momentous occasion”. ScotRail will now be run by a company owned by the Scottish Government. A wide variety of Early carer roles are available.

Big Tech Blueprint
New insight into which Scottish Universities are more likely to set you up for a career at the world’s biggest and most valuable tech companies.

Students turn to ‘sugar daddy’ websites to cope with rising costs
Students are resorting to selling possessions or signing up to “sugar daddy” websites to make money, new research reveals.