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Careers - events and opportunities

Please find below links to internships, career events and other opportunities.

Hospitality Opportunity with MacDonald Hotels

Latest University and College open days - http://mailchi.mp/opendays/jun...

Life Skills Newsletter from Barclays - http://comm.education.co.uk/ed...

Apprenticeships UK - https://www.ucas.com/apprentic...

Medical Work Experience - https://www.themedicportal.com...

Social Science Mini Open day – Aberdeen University – 2018 - https://www.abdn.ac.uk/study/s...

Work Experience Placements with the Army are available, please see Ms Brown, Head of Careers for more information.

SAAS guides - unfortunately only 2 copies of the SAAS funding guide are available in school, one is in the library and the other is in the sixth year flat.  SAAS recommend however that for full information you should go to the SAAS website at http://www.saas.gov.uk/

Medical Projects Online Seminar

Medical Projects will be presenting an online medical schools admissions seminar with Dr April Diviney. The event will cover medical school interview questions, work experience and how to use work experience effectively in the application process. Opportunities to ask questions will also be provided!

The event is completely free for students and will have some great tips about the interview questions and work experience.

Students must register in advance to gain access to the seminar.

Title: Medical School Interviews & Work Experience

Date: Friday 22nd June 2018

Time: - 6pm- 7:00 pm (BST)

University of Glasgow Open Day and Admissions Seminar

On Tuesday 28 August The University of Glasgow will be running an Admissions Seminar for Scottish schools. This will take place from 10am to 12 noon and be followed by a sandwich lunch with the opportunity to meet staff from a variety of subject areas.

Please save the date!

Oxbridge Seminar in Aberdeen

The University of Cambridge and the University of Oxford is delighted to be visiting Scotland in August 2018 to deliver a series of seminars for students in S6 who are applying to the University of Oxford or the University of Cambridge. This will be held on the 29th August and will include seminars on the following topics:

  • Why Oxford and Cambridge
  • Applying
  • Making an application: interviews
  • Break out sessions: students will have a chance to find out more about interviews in the subject they’re interested in
  • Q&A

If you are interested in attending, please complete the online booking form.

Deloitte BrightStart Apprenticeship Opportunity

The Aberdeen team are looking for an apprentice to join their team in September on the BrightStart Programme. 

The successful applicant will become a member of our Transaction Services team in Aberdeen from September 2018. The TS team provide both due diligence and post deal advisory services across a range of transactions and therefore help clients who are planning to buy, sell or take-over businesses to assess the deal.  We will teach all the skills, knowledge and behaviours needed to do the job – and we will provide every opportunity to develop and learn.  

For more information about this opportunity and for an application form please see our website. https://www2.deloitte.com/uk/en/careers/apprenticeships.html

Drama Opportunities

Medical Work Experience

If you are considering studying Medicine at University and would like to seek work experience before applying or beginning your course please click on the link below. This is an excellent opportunity for those wanting to pursue a career in healthcare and gain experience with Medical Projects. 


KPMG Apprentices

Our apprenticeship programmes offer the training and support to help students reach their full potential. We're looking for ambitious, bright, motivated students who are interested in building a long-term career in business at a leading professional services firm. To learn more about KPMG and our career opportunities, visit our website: www.kpmgcareers.co.uk/apprenticeships


If you are an aspiring healthcare student aged 16+ then a Premed shadowing project in the UK, India or Thailand will give you hospital work experience like no other.

Please click here to read more about Premed opportunities.

My World of Work

My World of Work, our main web service for young people, parents and partners. https://www.myworldofwork.co.uk/?gclid=CLrDhbGX2dICFda4GwodSRwLvg

Information about the apprenticeship family from Foundation to Graduate level https://www.apprenticeships.scot/

A focus on digital skills https://www.digitalworld.net/

National Parent Forum of Scotland nutshell guides to career education https://www.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/news-events/2017/february/cracking-career-conversations-with-nutshell-guides/

Computer Science

See the links below for useful websites about computing as recommended by Prof Peter Edwards at Aberdeen University.




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