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A rash of summer legal conferences, careers open days and fairs kick off Summer!

Or are we still waiting for Spring?…Whichever, the University of Edinburgh Graduate Recruitment Fair is coming up. A variety of opportunities for summer 2013 and beyond are on offer – from exhibitors representing a range of companies, postgrad institutions and charitable organisations. As well as … Continue reading

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News of In House Traineeship and commercial work experience opportunities plus the chance to build your professional networks

If you're in your penultimate year of study and still looking for a challenging, commercially-orientated summer internship, you might like to consider opportunities the Careers Service is currently advertising for Ernst & Young, a leading professional services organisations. E&Y have summer positions available in … Continue reading

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City council in-house traineeships, intellectual property opportunity and some interesting sector insights…

City of Edinburgh Council are now recruiting for two trainee solicitors to start in August 2013.  The positions are only advertised for two weeks, with a closing date of 29th March 2013, so if you are interested and haven't already applied, act now! You can find the … Continue reading

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Internship news in Third Sector and Property, plus ways to boost your interview technique and more…

Open to all students currently studying at a Scottish university, Third Sector Internships Scotland are poised to launch an exciting new tranche of charity-based paid internships for the Summer across Scotland.  Look out for valuable work experience opportunities in settings … Continue reading

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UN; CMS; NHS CLO; IP; NGO; U21; ADR and more…Tempting acronyms to tantalise your career buds!

Read on for some great traineeship and vacation opportunities, plus an invitation to start your career in global IP consultancy, take a field trip to the UN, intern here at the University, get to grips with 2012's legal traineeship stats…and more! Thompsons … Continue reading

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In-house Traineeships, part-time legal work and a range of events and information to kick off the New Year!

First of all some news of job opportunities both after graduation and during your studies:  The window for on-line applications for Standard Life's 2014 traineeships runs from 3 Jan – 22 Feb 2013.  For further details, please visit: www.standardlife.com/careers/graduates. Leslie Deans, Property Solicitors … Continue reading

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Glad tidings of jobs and work experience in private, public and European settings!

Applications are currently being accepted for summer work experience schemes at leading international law firm, Slaughter & May. The closing date is Friday 11 January 2013.  You can visit their website for more information. Why not use your Careers Service to get feedback on … Continue reading

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A ‘rattlebag’ of events and opportunities to showcase your creativity, communications skills and employability

In the spirit of the Law School's own illustrious sporting graduate, Olympic rower, Katherine Grainger, an evening of talks entitled "From Sports to Success", will be the launch event of this EUSU initiative, as sporting alumni speak to students about their time in Edinburgh, … Continue reading

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Commercial traineeship opportunities just launched, an ‘applications masterclass’ event, guest speaker news and an upcoming criminal day conference.

Commercial law firm Davidson Chalmers have just launched their traineeship recruitment for 2014.  You can find news of their opportunities on SAGE and on their website, along with instructions on how to apply, which includes CV and targeted cover letter.  Closing date is … Continue reading

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Great opportunities to explore careers in English and international law, plus events to expand your industry awareness and professional networks!

At least 15 major London and international law firms will be present at this year's Careers Fair, including such names as Allen & Overy, Freshfields, Hogan Lovells, Linklaters and Slaughter & May. It's a great chance to find out about a large … Continue reading

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