Careers

The 6th year careers talk took place on Thursday 18 August, the presentation is available here and the handouts are available if you missed the session. This is a busy session for careers related activities, updates will be posted on the school website and careerblog. If you are not sure, ask or email.

Mick Burns
Careers Adviser
mick.burns@sds.co.uk

 

University of Edinburgh vacancy information on workshop technician here http://www.edubuzz.org/careers/2011/06/22/biological-sciences-apprentice-workshop-technician/

Mick Burns
Careers Adviser
mick.burns@sds.co.uk<mailto:mick.burns@sds.co.uk>

 

I have posted information on KPMG’s School Leavers’ Programme here http://www.edubuzz.org/careers/2011/06/20/kpmg%e2%80%99s-school-leavers%e2%80%99-programme/

Mick Burns
Careers Adviser
mick.burns@sds.co.uk<mailto:mick.burns@sds.co.uk

 

The Renaissance course at Archerfield are recruiting for apprentice greenkeepers.  Application is to be by letter or e-mail.  Letter to be sent to Paul Seago, Head Superintendant, The Renaissance Club, Cowden Hill Drive, Direlton, East Lothian, EH39 5HS.  E-mail should be sent to:

trcgreenstaff@yahoo.co.uk<mailto:trcgreenstaff@yahoo.co.uk

Mick Burns
Careers Adviser
mick.burns@sds.co.uk<mailto:mick.burns@sds.co.uk

 

NHS Lothian Electrician/Engineer apprenticeship information here http://www.edubuzz.org/careers/2011/06/06/nhs-lothian-apprenticeships-2/

Mick Burns
Careers Adviser
mick.burns@sds.co.uk<mailto:mick.burns@sds.co.uk

 

East Lothian Council have advertised some apprenticeship vacancies and I would advise anyone who is interested to visit here and apply as soon as possible.

Mick Burns
Careers Adviser
mick.burns@sds.co.uk

Details of a Trainee Quantity Surveyor vacancy has been posted on the careers blog and I will continue to highlight vacancies on this site to school leavers so make sure you visit it regularly.

Mick Burns
Careers Adviser
mick.burns@sds.co.uk

 

I have posted some more vacancy information and a podcast from a former North Berwick High School student, Maggie Holmes, on life after school and her career in science, as well as languages and music and some great advice on career planning!
www.edubuzz.org/blogs/careers

Mick Burns
Careers Adviser
mick.burns@sds.co.uk

 

The Electrotechnical apprenticeship will equip you for a career as an Electrician; installing electrical equipment or electronic systems, carrying out inspections and testing on installations, identification and repair of faults and commissioning of various types of electrical systems.

To find out more details click on the link <http://www.edubuzz.org/careers/2011/03/22/ng-bailey-apprenticeship-programme/>

Mick Burns
Careers Adviser

 

The Skills for School programme at North Berwick High is actively linking the school with representatives from the world of work. These podcasts part one and part two cover a presentation by architect Kath Thomson on her work to a senior school audience currently studying Graphic Communication.

Mick Burns
Careers Adviser

 

 I have posted the careers presentations/leaflets/links and videos for S2 and S4 and there is a very interesting post from some S2 students on their advice to choosing subjects here!

As always if need to contact me e-mail mick.burns@sds.co.uk