The Dundee Careers Fair

The Dundee Careers Fair will take place on Wednesday 8th October 2014, 11am - 2.30pm, Bonar Hall, Park Place.

All University of Dundee students and graduates are welcome to attend this event FREE of Charge, and do not need to book to attend!

Organisations who have confirmed attendance at the 2014 Dundee Careers Fair:

Abertay University

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.abertay.ac.uk

ACCA

Start your journey with ACCA.

With ACCA, the global body for professional accountants, the sky is the limit. We offer business-relevant, first-choice qualifications to those looking for a rewarding career in accountancy, finance and management. With it, you can build a successful career in any sector, anywhere in the world.

GLOBALLY RECOGNISED

ACCA is based on international accounting standards, making it the only truly global professional accountancy qualification out there. It is recognised and supported by top employers around the world.

RELEVANT

The ACCA Qualification is relevant to each and every sector of accountancy and finance, so it opens up opportunities for you to work in a variety of different industries and roles. This will help you progress up to a senior level.

FLEXIBLE

We offer a completely flexible approach to learning, with options to study full-time or part-time around work and all-important on-the-job training. As the qualification isn't tied into a training contract, you can take your hard work with you whenever you move jobs.

OPPORTUNITIES

We will provide you with core knowledge in all areas of accountancy to ensure you have a full skillset to become a complete finance professional. Accountants are always in demand and ACCA sets a syllabus that ensures you get a solid grounding in all areas of finance before specialising at the end.

COMMUNITY

You’ll be joining over over 170,000 ACCA members and 436,000 students in 180 countries, giving you a ready made support network.

Start your journey today at www.accaglobal.com/ukgraduates

Follow us on Twitter - @ACCAUK_OnCampus

Like us on Facebook – www.facebook.com/ACCA.Official

ACE Winches

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.ace-winches.com/home/

Alliance Trust

Alliance Trust PLC is a self-managed investment company with investment trust status. With headquarters in Dundee, Alliance Trust PLC has been investing since 1888 and is one of the largest generalist UK investment trusts by market value listed on the London Stock Exchange. As at 30 June 2013 we had net assets of nearly £2.8bn.

Our Management Training Programme is a rotational programme, based from our headquarters in Dundee. It has been specifically designed to provide trainees with an overview and understanding of the whole business.

Over a two year fixed term period, trainees will experience rotations in four key areas: Investment (Global Equities, Fixed Income and SRI), Asset Management (Client Management, Institutional & Retail Sales and Brand Marketing), Savings (Platform Proposition & Service, Direct & Intermediary Sales & Marketing), Executive (Strategy, CSR, Governance)

Website: www.alliancetrust.co.uk

Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions is a global provider of products, systems and services to the oil and gas industry and the business is continuously looking for new talent to take a position on the exciting challenges the global oil and gas industry faces now and in the future.

The UK Graduate Development Programmes are bespoke experiences that enable the development of Aker Solutions’ future engineers and managers who will lead the way for future technology and industry solutions.  Applications for the 2015 Programmes are now being considered.

Website:  www.akersolutions.com

Army, The

Further information to follow.

BioDundee

A Partnership for the Life Sciences Industry in Dundee.

BioDundee is a partnership between the public, private and academic sectors. Its mission is to build the strength of the life sciences sector in Dundee and Tayside internally through partnership working, networking, knowledge and skills development, and externally promote and position the Dundee life sciences sector to relevant audiences as a centre of world class life science activity.

Website:  www.biodundee.co.uk

Blackrock

BlackRock, the world’s largest asset manager, was founded 25 years ago by eight entrepreneurs who wanted to start a very different company. One that combined the best of a financial leader and a technology pioneer. And one that focused on a singular purpose: making a difference in the lives of the parents and grandparents, the doctors and teachers who entrust us with their money—and their futures—every day. Today, with more than $4 trillion under management, BlackRock brings together financial leadership, worldwide reach and state-of-the-art technology to provide answers to the millions of investors who entrust their financial futures to the company.

There is a breadth of opportunities across Advisory, Analytics & Risk, Client Businesses, Corporate, Investment and Technology with graduate, internship and spring week programmes.

At BlackRock you can have a career that’s exciting, rewarding and full of possibilities

Website: www.blackrock.com/corporate/en-gb/careers

BNP Paribas

BNP Paribas is one of the best rated banks in the world, with a presence in more  than  80  countries  and  more  than  200,000  employees. BNP Paribas Securities  Services is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the BNP Paribas Group, delivering  flexibility and commitment, backed by the strength of a leading universal bank. 

BNP Paribas Securities Services is a top five global provider of securities services.  Operating across the investment cycle, we provide post-trade administration solutions to buy-side and sell-side financial institutions and issuers. With a local presence across 34 countries and global coverage of over 100 markets, we offer a one-stop shop for all asset classes, both onshore and offshore and across the globe. The organisation prides itself on its focus on training and development and internal mobility allowing for excellent career progression. 

We have opportunities within our Dundee office in the areas of Investment Trust Accounting, Reconciliations and Cash Management. We look forward to meeting you at the Dundee Careers Fair where our Resourcing Consultant and others from the team will be on hand to discuss internship and graduate opportunities, providing more information on the career paths available and what to expect from the recruitment process.

Website:  www.bnpparibas.co.uk/en/

Bright Green Placements

Bright Green Placements provides students and graduates with paid internship opportunities across Scotland. We have opportunities available throughout the year for between eight and 24 weeks on our two key programmes – the Step programme and the Environmental Placement Programme. The roles are advertised on our Job Board, to apply simply register on our website and select the roles you would like to be considered for. Applications will be reviewed 2-3 weeks from the date of advertising so make sure you check the Job Board as regularly as possible. So, if you want to gain some experience over summer or looking to take the first step into your graduate career, visit our website to find out what roles are currently available.   

Website:  www.brightgreenplacements.org.uk

Business Gateway

Carewatch Tayside

If you are interested in gaining of expanding your experience in the care sector, Carewatch Tayside will support you whilst you work independently or as part of a team in one of our service users homes. 

We have carers who work in and around Dundee, Perth and Angus providing domestic and personal care to the elderly and people with mental or physical health issues. 

We are looking for students and graduates to cover various hours which can fit around your lifestyle.

Website:  www.carewatch.co.uk

Charles River

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.criver.com

Chartered Institute of Housing Scotland (The)

Further information to follow.

Website: www.cih.org/scotland

Chartered Insurance Institute (The)

The Chartered Insurance Institute is the leading professional body for the global financial services profession. Our industry is represented at this Careers Fair by four of the leading insurance organisations in this area. In no particular order they are listed below with brief details. Further information can be found at the web sites given.

Clark Thomson Insurance Brokers is the leading independent insurance broker in Scotland with eight offices across the country. Established in 1965, specialising in both private and commercial insurance, our aim is to provide a consistently high level of service to help our clients identify and assess risk with a view to recommending the optimum insurance solutions. Being the first Scottish insurance broker to achieve "Chartered" status, via CII, was important to us as it recognised our commitment to meeting rigorous standards of professionalism, expertise and integrity at every level within our business. Alongside this, our independence ensures we are free to act in the best interests of our clients at all times. www.clarkthomson.co.uk

TowergateInsurance Brokers: Many different businesses make the Towergate family. Our businesses work across nearly all parts of General Insurance but do not take on the capital risks that insurers do. www.towergate.com

Aviva: At Aviva, your Graduate Scheme is focused on you. It’s about your strengths and your interests. All the Schemes come with responsibility. You'll be working on live projects, handling live cases and protecting real customers' wealth. At the careers fair in Dundee we will give you more information, hand out brochures and have a previous graduate there to answer all your questions. www.aviva.com

GS Group Insurance Services:  With our comprehensive broking service we offer clients trusted advice and service that exceeds expectations. Providing both personal and business solutions, we're not restricted when it comes to the range of products we source for our clients. Long-established relationships with market leading insurers give us access to special arrangements and exclusive insurance facilities. Our qualified staff are trained to cater for every need, from advice and purchase all the way through to claims handling. www.gsinsurance.co.uk

Cornerstone

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.cornerstone.org.uk

Deloitte

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.deloitte.co.uk/graduates 

Dundee and Angus College

Cambridge CELTA at Dundee and Angus College

Are you looking for a new challenge? Would you like to work abroad? Are you interested in TEFL? Would you like to gain a Cambridge Teaching Qualification?

Gain the world’s most recognised qualification to teach English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)  / English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL): Cambridge CELTA.

Dundee and Angus Collegeis the ideal place to study for this qualification. You can join our full-time 4 week summer course in June/July or study part-time by attending two sessions (day and evening) each week over 13 – 16 weeks, (starting September and February). We offer one of the most competitively priced CELTA courses in the UK.

Our Gardyne Campus houses some of the best education facilities in the country. This £48m state-of-the-art building has leading edge technology at its heart with interactive whiteboards in classrooms, flexible learning spaces, attractive and relaxed social spaces and great leisure facilities.

Here’s what a few of our trainees have said:

 “Thanks again for giving me the tools and the opportunity to see the world and embrace new experiences.” Joe, Scotland

 “A very intensive but rewarding course.  A great career opportunity.”  Karin, Switzerland.

Website:  www.dundeeandangus.ac.uk/courses/celta

Dundee Graduate Skills Award (DGSA) / Dundee University Temporary Employees (DUTE)

Dundee Graduate Skills Award (DGSA)

The Dundee Graduate Skills Award enables you to manage and plan your skills development while  at University. You will gain recognition for skills developed from a range of activities which could include part time jobs, volunteering, student representation, DUSA societies and sports.

Website:  www.dundee.ac.uk/careers/students-graduates/skillsaward/ 

Dundee University Temporary Employees (DUTE)

Dundee University Temporary Employees (DUTE) allows University graduates, current part-time staff and retired members of staff a chance to find genuine paid employment within the University. DUTE offers this talent pool of temporary employees as a service to the Schools and Departments of the University who are in need of short term cover.

Website:  www.dundee.ac.uk/careers/dute/

Edinburgh Napier University

Edinburgh Napier University is one of the premier centres for postgraduate degree courses in Scotland. We are one of the largest Scottish higher education institutions with nearly 17,000 students including 4,000 international students from over 100 countries. Our postgraduate courses have been designed in consultation with leading business and industry figures. We are the only UK Higher Education Institution to offer a programme, 'Confident Futures', aimed at developing skills sought by employers.

Postgraduate Courses: We have over 140 postgraduate and professional courses, including continuous professional development opportunities in:  The Business School; The Faculty of Engineering, Computing & Creative Industries and The Faculty of Health, Life & Social Sciences. Many of our courses offer flexible learning options such as full-time, part-time, distance learning or a combination of methods known as blended learning. In addition to our normal September intake, many of our postgraduate courses offer a January start.  Our research degrees can start at any time throughout the year.

Admission Criteria: Generally a recognised Honours degree, 2:2 or above, in a relevant field or professional experience. Entry requirements may vary (see our website for further details.)

Apply online at www.napier.ac.uk/postgraduate. Once you have selected the course of your choice, click on "Apply".

Enterprise Gym (The), University of Dundee

The Enterprise Gym is a University of Dundee department run by students for students and our mission is to help you become more employable by developing transferable skills. All our events are run by successful entrepreneurs, whether they are at the start of their career or have a life-time experience in how to run a business. This provides you with a fantastic opportunity to network and learn from the best.

We run over 90 events annually ranging from competitions and workshops to trips and conferences. Our events are diverse, free of charge and open to all UoD students, no matter what you are studying!

Website:  www.enterprise-gym.com

EQ Accountants

Further information to follow.

Website: www.eqaccountants.co.uk

GFI MAX

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.gfimax.com/

Glasgow Caledonian University

Further information to follow.

Website: www.gcu.ac.uk

Guide Dogs for the Blind

Further information to follow.

Website: www.guidedogs.org.uk

Halliburton

Founded in 1919, Halliburton is one of the world’s largest providers of products and services to the energy industry. With more than 75,000 employees, representing 140 nationalities in approximately 80 countries, the company serves the upstream oil and gas industry throughout the lifecycle of the reservoir – from locating hydrocarbons and managing geological data, to drilling and formation evaluation, well construction and completion, and optimizing production through the life of the field.

Halliburton comprises 13 product service lines (PSLs). The PSLs operate in two divisions: Drilling and Evaluation, and Completion and Production. Our Consulting and Project Management PSL works across both divisions and is the spearhead of our integrated-services strategy. Its financial results are included in the Drilling and Evaluation Division. PSLs are primarily responsible and accountable for strategy, technology development, process development, people development and capital allocation.

Wesbite:  www.gohalliburton.com

Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh

First class facilities and brilliant people - Heriot-Watt has it all! We offer postgraduate study and research in Science, Engineering, Technology, Mangement, Languages and Textiles. We have a cosmopolitan mix of UK, European and International students. Our teaching and learning are geared to the needs of industry, commerce and society. Our main Edinburgh campus, set in beautiful parkland is complemented by our specialist facilities in the picturesque Scottish Borders and the stunning Orkney Islands. Our satellite international campuses in Dubai and Malaysia offer increased learning options

Website: www.hw.ac.uk

Henderson Loggie

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.hendersonloggie.co.uk

Johnston Carmichael

Person requirements

You should be aiming for a 1st or 2:1 honours degree and have a minimum 300  325 UCAS tariff points or equivalent. (Please provide the UK equivalents if you are applying with international non-UK qualifications). 

Are we right for you?

Well, if you’re keen to: experience a variety of different areas and skills within accountancy; be rewarded both financially and personally; balance work and social aspects effectively: and rise to the occasional challenge - then we could be exactly what you’re looking for.

To apply please complete our Graduate Application Form for 2015  or Summer Placement Application Form for 2015 on our website and email to studentrecruitment@jcca.co.uk 

Website:  www.jcca.co.uk/best-of-both

Kongsberg Maritime Ltd

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.kongsberg.com

KPMG

Come and meet KPMG at the Dundee Careers Fair.  The Fair provides you with the opportunity to meet graduate trainees currently working in KPMG’s Business Services Teams in a relaxed, informal environment.

It’s only a year or two since the KPMG trainees on hand at the event were in your position; researching the different career options to ensure they chose the right programme and right employer for them.

KPMG’s people are in the perfect position to chat through their own transition from university to employment with you and answer any queries you may have about KPMG’s business areas and career options, and to offer advice on which programme might be best for you. 

And should you decide to apply, it’s also the perfect way to picking up a few helpful hints and tips on our recruitment process!

KPMG are now open for applications to their 2015 Summer Internship, One Year Business Placements and Graduate positions – for information and how to apply, visit www.kpmgcareers.co.uk

Be the first to hear new vacancy updates by joining KPMG’s Talent Community.

Michelin Tyre plc

Michelin Dundee is one of the largest car tyre manufacturing plants in Europe and is regarded as an industry benchmark site in many aspects of the business.

Established in 1972 the Michelin Dundee factory currently employs approximately 800 people, all dedicated to delivering high performance quality products for our international tyre markets.

To drive our business forward we seek the best people who are committed and motivated to work with the company to develop themselves and the business.

We accept speculative CVs.

Website:  www.michelin.co.uk

Morgan Stanley

Our programmes

Our Technology Programmes are designed to develop highly skilled and motivated technologists who partner with our businesses to solve complex problems in challenging roles, such as business application development, application infrastructure development and enterprise engineering.  In addition to our 13-week summer programmes, we also run industrial placements and off-cycle internships, plus give you the opportunity to join us for a look behind the scenes at one of our insight events. While allowing you to experience Morgan Stanley and our culture first hand, internships and industrial placements also serve as the #1 pipeline for our full time programmes.

Our future

Morgan Stanley leadership success rests on the talents of our people, so our future lies in enabling them to be the best they can be. Which is why – whether you join us as an intern or a graduate – you can expect world-class training and development. Depending on the area that you join, you will learn how to manipulate analytical tools, cutting-edge technology and data resources. However, classroom-based and on the job training and workshops are just one aspect of your development.  You will also receive regular mentoring and coaching as well as be invited to networking events and senior management presentations for you to know our culture, understand our core values and key products as well as build a network of contacts -  all necessary foundations for a truly exceptional and rewarding career.

Website: www.morganstanley.com/glasgow

NCR FSG

Further information to follow.

Website: www.ncr.com

Police Scotland

Police Constables

We are looking for people like you to join one of the biggest and best teams in Scotland.

If you are an honest, hardworking individual who is enthusiastic, motivated and looking for true job satisfaction then you can find it working with us. You’ll receive first class training and be rewarded with an extraordinary job that is like no other.

If you are looking for an exciting and varied career that gives you the chance to have fresh challenges every day then look no further and come and join us as a police officer.

Special Constables

A part-time, volunteer body consisting of officers with similar powers to that of police officers. As a special constable, you'll work alongside our police officers – forging strong partnerships in the community, patrolling our streets, preventing crime and interacting with all kinds of people to help keep your local community safe.

Special Constables can act as a positive force for change - bringing with them an extensive pool of skills, talents, experience, local knowledge and diverse backgrounds - as well as enhancing the overall level of service provided by the police. So whatever your walk of life, step forward now and find out how being a Special Constable could be the perfect fit to suit your lifestyle.  

Website:  www.scotland.police.uk

PwC LLP

Your career is just that; yours. You choose it. You live it. You make it happen. To get the best from it, you need the best opportunities. That’s why opportunities are at the heart of a career with us. Opportunities to grow as an individual, to build lasting relationships and make an impact in a place where people, quality and value mean everything. And we’re proud, based on the opportunity we offer, that students have voted us the number one Graduate Employer in The Times Top 100 Graduate Employers survey for the last eleven years.  

All routes offer you the same deal. The opportunity to grow as an individual, to meet new people, and build lasting relationships that will stay with you for life.  In return we need people who are resilient, willing to work hard, are quick to learn, and who, above all, are passionate about going the extra mile to help our clients.
 
So join PwC.  We’ll help you reach your full potential.  Take the opportunity of a lifetime.

Website:  www.pwc.com/uk/careers

Queen's University Belfast

Queen’s University Belfast: An Exceptional Student Experience

As a member of the Russell Group, Queen’s University aims to provide students with a world-class, career-astute education that has global reach.

With a focus on enhanced job skills, employability is at the heart of Queen’s curriculum. Careers guidance, information and the innovative Queen’s Degree Plus Award Scheme, all provide students with a keen edge in an ever-more competitive graduate job market. There is a wide range of opportunities for PG study and research within our three faculties: Medicine, Health and Life Sciences; Engineering and Physical Sciences and Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences.

Queen’s has invested £259 million in some of the best campus facilities in the UK. These include the magnificent McClay Library, one of the finest libraries in the world containing 1.2 million volumes and 2,000 reader places; Riddel Hall, home to the William J Clinton Leadership Institute; the emerging Health Sciences Research Campus; Elms Student Village, the Students’ Union and the state-of-the-art Physical Education Centre (PEC).

Queen’s is the ninth oldest university in the UK, and QS World University Rankings for 2012/13 put it as one of the top 200 universities in the world, placing Queen's in the top 1% of world universities.

Website:  www.qub.ac.uk

Robertson Group

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.robertson.co.uk

Rossie Young People’s Trust

Rossie Young People’s Trust, located near Montrose, is one of the foremost providers of secure and residential care for vulnerable young people in Scotland.

Three Houses of Secure Care Accommodation staffed by qualified, experienced child care professionals, create a safe and emotionally secure environment whilst the residential campus is tailored to young people’s needs, including Close Support and Houses for semi-independent living.   Professional Services provides assessments and interventions for young people and their families, including the Trauma Recovery programme; a collaboration with Dr Ian Barron, University of Dundee, using world-leading evidence based Children and War Foundation’s Teaching Recovery Techniques to address young people’s cumulative traumatic experiences.

Rossie has a Secure Education Centre with curricular provision for eighteen young people and Open Learning Centre for fourteen young people with an Induction model commended by HMIe and Care Inspectorate as a unique example of very good practice.

Outdoor learning and Skills for Work programmes are an integral part of Curriculum for Excellence at Rossie, linking with community partners so young people realise their true potential in real working environments.

Rossie Young People’s Trust – a supportive and stimulating environment in which young people can achieve their full potential, assessed as ‘Best Value Secure Care Provider in Scotland’ – (National Secure Care Tender Evaluation 2011).

Approximately 140 staff work at Rossie, including Residential Care Workers, Teachers, Professional Development Officers, Managers, Support and Domestic staff.

Website:  www.rossie.org.uk

Royal Air Force (RAF)

Whether in the skies above Britain or in airspaces around the world, it's the RAF's job to protect the UK against any form of threat. To fulfil this role, we need highly-trained people throughout our organisation. There is something for everyone, from engineering to logistics, communications and intelligence to medical and personnel support. Each of these jobs would see you play a key role in one of the worlds most advanced military forces.

Website: www.raf.mod.uk/careers

Royal Bank of Scotland

At the Royal Bank of Scotland, we're building a better Bank for the future. That calls for the fresh thinking of apprentices, interns and graduates. Through our Early Careers Programmes you can shape our future success.

Website:  uk.jobs.rbs.com/pages/graduates#

Royal Navy

Further information to follow.

Website: www.royalnavy.mod.uk/careers

Santander

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.santander.co.uk

ScotGrad

Looking to kick-start your Graduate Career?

ScotGrad offers paid, 3-12 months, quantifiable projects with local, dynamic, growth-oriented businesses located across Scotland. Placements are advertised on a rolling basis throughout the year and are open to graduates of all disciplines up to 4 years after graduation, provided they have no more than 1 years' graduate-level work experience since their last qualification.

Website:  www.scotgrad.co.uk

Scott Logic

Scott Logic is a vibrant and expanding UK-based technology consultancy that provides our clients with the very best of bespoke software solutions. The quality of our services is defined by our people.

Everyone at Scott Logic as a passion for technology and for delivering truly innovative and sophisticated solutions through a collaborative approach.

As part of a team of intelligent and talented people you will work with diverse and forward-thinking global organisations. We offer a great working environment in all our office where the atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. We operate in an open culture where team members thrive on mutual trust and support underpinned by a desire to deliver beyond our clients expectations.

We established the Graduate Programme several years ago as a first step into a career with Information Technology. Since its inception the programme has successfully provided a career path to working with exciting and technologically advanced client project and for others to progress into leadership roles. During the programme you will hone your software and consulting skills by undertaking technical development projects and accredited training.

Ideally you will have graduated in Computer Science however we also consider students with Mathematical and Physics degrees.

Website:  www.scottlogic.com

Search Consultancy Ltd

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.searchconsultancy.co.uk

Showcase The Street

Showcase the Street are a registered charity (SCO 23025) who operate street dance classes in over 30 locations all over Scotland and attracting up to 3000 children per week.

We are now developing a new facility in Dundee which as well as dance facilities has 2 indoor 3G football pitches and we are in the process of developing other facilities in Dundee and Angus.

We are always looking for suitable and qualified staff to deliver our growing list of programmes and activities either in a paid or voluntary capacity and feel their would be many opportunities for students to become involved within Showcase the Street.

Website:  www.showcasethestreet.co.uk

Skyscannner

Skyscanner is a leading global travel search site offering an unbiased, comprehensive and free flight search service, as well as online comparisons for hotels and car hire.

We are offering graduate and internship opportunities in all our offices (Edinburgh, Glasgow, Barcelona, Miami, Singapore, Beijing and Shenzhen) in Technology and Marketing/Business.

Website:  www.skyscanner.net

 

Teach First

Teach First is an education charity that is committed to ensuring that no child's educational success is limited by their socioeconomic background. We recruit passionate and inspirational graduates to complete a two-year Leadership Development Programme. As part of which you will make a difference to the lives of young people, gain a fully-funded PGCE and develop many skills that a transferrable to any future career.

Website:  http://graduates.teachfirst.org.uk

Teach in Scotland

Teach in Scotland, supported by a team of experienced and dedicated teachers on the day, provides help and advice on entry requirements to those (graduates, career changers, students) interested in becoming a Primary or Secondary school teacher in Scotland’s schools

Website:  www.teachinginscotland.com

Technip

Technip UK Ltd is a leading provider of subsea engineering and construction products and services.  Technip is a well established company with a strong reputation, providing project management expertise and offering a range of products, services and assets to a diverse client base.

We are looking for graduates who are interested in working the dynamic subsea sector and we have vacancies within our engineering (mechanical, civil, structural, offshore engineering) and commercial (surveying and finance) programmes (August 2015 intake).

Website:  www.technip.com/en

The Open University

The Open University offers over 30 taught postgraduate qualifications including:

  • Internationally recognised MBA (AMBA accredited)
  • CIPD accredited MSc in HRM
  • Professionally recognised computing qualifications
  • MA in English
  • MA in History
  • MSc in Development Management

 To find out about all the postgraduate qualifications across the following subject areas – Arts and humanities, Business and management, Childhood and youth, Computing and IT, Education, Engineering, Environment and development, Health and social care, Law, Mathematics and Science - visit www.open.ac.uk/postgraduate.

Meet us at this event to find out about:

  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees
  • Curriculum Information
  • Credits for previous postgraduate study at other HEI’s
  • Career relevance and associated accreditation

Tokheim

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.tokheim.com

Transport Scotland

Transport Scotland is the national transport agency for Scotland. As an agency of the Scottish Government, they are accountable to Parliament and the public through Scottish Ministers.  Responsibilities include rail and trunk road networks, major public transport projects, national concessionary travel schemes, road safety, policy development, and ferries, ports and harbours. 

Transport Scotland will be recruiting for two graduates to join our accredited Graduate Training Scheme on a permanent basis. These jobs will be open to students graduating before Autumn 2014 and will commence as soon as studies are complete. We will also be recruiting for Summer Placement students for a period of up to 13 weeks to commence in June 2014.  These positions are open to students in all year groups. One Sandwich Placement of up to 50 weeks is also available to a student on a relevant sandwich course.

All positions will be open to students studying Civil Engineering or closely related subjects such as Highway and Transportation engineering, or Geotechnical engineering. Further information will be available on our website when the vacancies are live.

Website:  www.transportscotland.gov.uk/careers

University of Edinburgh

Founded in 1583, the University of Edinburgh is consistently ranked as one of the top 50 universities in the world, and was placed 17th in the 2013/14 QS World University Rankings. It is one of the largest and most diverse universities in the UK, with over 31,000 students from 130 countries studying across more than 100 academic disciplines. 

Our thriving postgraduate community benefits from a strong commitment to high-quality, innovative teaching set against the University's inspiring research culture: the latest report from the Quality Assurance Agency awarded us the highest rating possible for the quality of the student learning experience, while the latest UK Research Assessment Exercise judged 96% of our academic departments to be producing world-leading research.

Edinburgh was one of the first UK universities to develop commercial links with industry, government and the professions, and this year ranked 15th in the world for graduate employability.

Our outstanding facilities include Europe's third largest academic library, state-of-the-art research installations and an award-winning Centre for Sport and Exercise, all set against the backdrop of the vibrant and historic City of Edinburgh, a world heritage site, seat of the Scottish Parliament and home to the world's largest arts festival.

Website: http://www.ed.ac.uk

University of Glasgow

Further information to follow.

Website:  www.gla.ac.uk

University of Stirling

Further information to follow.

Website: www.stir.ac.uk 

University of St Andrews

The University of St Andrews is the oldest University in Scotland and the 3rd oldest in the UK. Consistently ranked amongst the top-5 universities in the UK, St Andrews is renowned for its teaching excellence and the impressive range of research conducted by our staff.

We have 21 departments offering over 75 taught Masters programmes and all departments offer PhD level courses too.

Most taught courses require 2 semesters of full-time study, followed by a period of research, which culminates in the submission of a dissertation of up to 15,000 words.

Our PhD programmes are normally 3 years duration but the majority of candidates complete a preparatory year-long programme first. Prospective research students are advised to contact the department of interest in the first instance.

Website:  www.st-andrews.ac.uk/study/pg

University of Strathclyde

The University of Strathclyde was named Times Higher Education Entrepreneurial University of the year 2013/14 and was University of the Year overall in 2012/13.  At Strathclyde you will join more than 20,000 students from over 100 countries who are attracted by our strong academic reputation and stimulating study environment. 

Strathclyde is a leading international technological university and has an excellent reputation not only in teaching and research but also for its strong links with industry, business and the professions. 

Strathclyde is one of the largest providers of postgraduate education in the UK and there is a wide range of opportunities for PG study and research across the University’s four faculties: Humanities and Social Sciences, Engineering, Science and the Strathclyde Business School. 

Website:  www.strath.ac.uk

Wild Packs Summer Camps

Dundee students, it’s never too early to start planning an American adventure with Wild Packs Summer Camps; we are now accepting applications for next summer! Spend 10 weeks working in the American sunshine teaching kids, making friends from all over the world and getting paid for the privilege!

Wild Packs offer some of the highest salaries in the industry, as well as allowing you the security of being placed at a camp which you chose. Contracts run from 8 weeks to 12 weeks, successful applications will need to be available from mid June (at the latest) until mid August of 2015.

Website:  www.wildpacks.com

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