Author Archives: kbarbour

Here Comes the Summer

For most of you, you’ve reached the end of another year. Exams are over and a lovely long break stretches ahead. Even Masters students beavering away on their dissertations can start to see the light at the end of the tunnel. If you … Continue reading

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Edinburgh Award- Work experience & volunteering (summer)

I attended the Edinburgh Award ceremony on Tuesday  at the Playfair library and was impressed by the fantastic achievement of our students,  particularly those on the Law Leaders and Legal Placements strands that I deliver with Rebecca Mackenzie of the Law … Continue reading

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KPMG seeks law students

KPMG Company Presentation I have recently been contacted by a member of KPMG’s Campus Team who is also a University of Edinburgh alumnus, having graduated from the LLB programme himself.  KPMG recruitment research has demonstrated that, over the past six years, … Continue reading

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Foreign & Commonwealth and EU Careers events

Insider Insight: The Foreign and Commonwealth Office 22 February 6-7.30 DHT LG 09 This particular skills session will offer useful advice and guidance on how to apply for the Diplomatic Service fast stream and what you can expect from the … Continue reading

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Crown Office and Law Commission opportunities – closing dates approaching

The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Office is now offering Legal Traineeships commencing in the Summer/Autumn of 2017.   The Traineeship offers a wide range of experiences and opportunities within the public prosecution service in Scotland. Closing date 17:00 on 15 … Continue reading

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CareerConfident week 18/1/2016

CareerConfident is a week-long series of events hosted by the University of Edinburgh’s award-winning Careers Service, dedicated to giving you a head-start on your career journey and helping you develop the skills you need to succeed in the workplace. The … Continue reading

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Be the Law undergraduate of the year – and gain some work experience!

Law Undergraduate of the Year WIN A place on Mayer Brown’s week Summer Vacation Scheme, a week of which will be spent in one of their international offices – either US or Asia – flights & accommodation included! Don’t miss … Continue reading

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Scottish Legal Work Experience

Many of the firms who attended the September Scots Law Fair in the Playfair Library offer opportunities for legal work experience. If you are an undergraduate students this is a good way of sussing out whether a law career is really … Continue reading

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Work for the UN?

Some of you came along to the UN talk a few weeks back and enjoyed an interesting presentation from two UN representatives. If you want to follow up on this remember the Careers Service holds lots of information on working at … Continue reading

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Become a global leader

A Global Leader Experience (GLE) invites 100 UoE students from at least 25 nationalities to work together over 4 days to explore a major world challenge from a local perspective – it involves a partnership between the University, City of … Continue reading

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