Category Archives: Careers Advice

Police Scotland Youth Volunteers

Welcome to the PSYV website.

Have a look at the videos and stories. Discover more about the training and support you will receive if you are selected as a Police Scotland Youth Volunteer.

If you think you would like to join us, click the ‘Join PSYV’ button and an officer will get back to you as soon as possible.

Please note, that unfortunately places are limited. Submitting a form does not guarantee you a place.

Sometimes regular police duties are prioritised and it may take longer than usual to get back to you. Please be patient.

More information here

Scotland’s land-based, aquaculture and environmental conservation sector

Your chance to hear directly from those working in Scotland’s land-based, aquaculture and environmental conservation sector about the rewarding careers on offer.

Our online event is ideal for anyone interested in finding out more about careers within our sector including careers advisers, teachers, Developing the Young Workforce staff, students, parents or career changers.

The event has been structured so that you can stay for the whole day or attend sessions you’re interested in finding out more about.

Register your place here

Annabel Brown​
Project Co‑ordinator
Mobile 07867908157
Office 01738 310164
Direct 01738310156

Lantra Scotland, Inveralmond Business Centre, Auld Bond Road, Perth PH1 3FX

NBHS Careers Event 28 September 2022

Our annual, and very popular, NBHS Career Evening returns. This is a whole school event where we welcome all year groups (S1-S6) to attend. We will have over 30 employers from a variety of industries willing to provide advice for applications, ideas, opportunities and much more!

Wednesday 28th September.

S1-S3 6:30-7:30

S4-S6 7:30-8:30

Below is a list of exhibitors for your information.
BROCHURE of exhibitors – 2022 Careers evening

We would appreciate it if you could complete the short questionnaire below to help us plan future events

Direct Line online careers event

I’m proud to announce that on Tuesday 27th September from 5:00pm – 6:00pm we’ll be joined by the Chief Chairwoman of one of the most successful businesses in the country, FTSE insurance company Direct Line Group for their opening virtual Insight Event with us.

Danuta Gray has been Chair of the Board at Direct Line Group since August 2020. Danuta was Chair of Telefónica in Ireland until 2012 having previously been its Chief Executive between 2001 and 2010. Danuta also held a variety of senior positions within the BT Group between 1984 and 2001 and has been Senior Independent Director of the Aldermore Group, Non-Executive Chair of St Modwen Properties and a Non-Executive member of the Ministry of Defence Board.

As Chair of the Board, she leads the board of directors at the company. This is a fantastic opportunity to hear from a C-level speaker with vast experience at the top of a number of billion-pound turnover organisations. We’ll hear all about her experiences in the corporate world as a top businesswoman as she looks to inspire the next generation of young talent to set out on their own careers in business.

We’ll also get to hear all about the careers at one of the top insurance brokers in the country and let me tell you, insurance is a very lucrative industry. Some of the most profitable firms in the world are in the insurance business. Join us virtually to hear from and ask your questions to the leader of a multi-billion turnover organisation and find out how you could one day become the Chairperson of a global company.

Sign up here:

Any questions do let me know.

Kind regards,
Josh / Young Professionals / @youngprouk

S4 Careers Talk 2022

Hello S4
Mick Burns
Careers Adviser

Today we will cover 3 things:
Career Management Skills
Resources to help you career plan
Collect some information about your ideas

Career Management Skills explained – quickly!

S4 Newsletter – download and keep a copy

This may help when you complete the form

If we have time, then a Kahoot is in order!

BFI Film Academy Edinburgh & South East Scotland


BFI Film Academy offers opportunities for ambitious 16 to 19-year olds aiming to know more about film and how to make a career in the screen industries. This hands-on filmmaking course builds knowledge and skills and shows the pathways into the industry for talented and committed young people, with an excellent track record of inspiring the next generation of filmmakers and crew.

If you have a passion for film, this high quality course develops your understanding of screenwriting, cinematography, sound, directing, production and editing, make short films, learn from top talent working on feature films and high end tv through industry masterclasses, supports you towards studying on Scotland’s best university film courses, or make your first steps into the film, tv and creative industries workplace, and gain the BFI/Screen Skills NCFE ‘Preparing to Work in the Film Industry’ qualification.

Details here