ScotGrad News Hub

Welcome to the ScotGrad News Hub, where you will find all the latest updates from the ScotGrad team.

Sean Russell at Novograf


Sean's six months

Sean Russell, ScotGrad

Product Designer, Sean, is 6 months into his placement with brand realization company Novograf, which designs, manufactures, and installs graphics and signage. Read about his journey here.

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Two people in an interview situation


A guide to interview tasks

Interview tasks... what are they? At ScotGrad, our employers don’t make you jump through what can feel like unnecessary hoops in the graduate recruitment process. We won’t ask you to attend an assessment centre or complete a psychometric test before you’re shortlisted, but for some roles it’s important that you have the opportunity to demonstrate your practical ability to do the job at interview.

Careers Advice
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Employer Research Checklist

You’ve done the hard part, your application has piqued the interest of an employer, or perhaps you put your best foot forward at a recent careers fair, and now you have an interview. Congratulations!

Take a look at our company research checklist to make sure you’ve done all you can to prepare…

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Sam Atkins at ITWORX


Sam Atkins Business Support Coordinator ITWORX

Sam Atkins, ScotGrad

In this new case study, Sam, Business Support Coordinator at ITWORX UK gives you an overview of his first 6 months on placement.

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Social Media Savvy

Make best use of social media in your job search! Get social media savvy.

Careers Advice
Office workers in cubicles


Top Tips to Transition from Student to Employee

Follow these steps to hit the ground running as you make the transition from student to employee.

Careers Advice
Girl reading the dictionary



Struggling to put your experience and skills into words for your CV and application? Our new blog covers some of the basics to get you started.

Careers Advice
Ben Boucher-Myers


Ben Boucher-Myers Environmental Advisor

Ben Boucher-Myers, ScotGrad

In this new case study video, Ben, Trainee Environmental Advisor at James Donaldson & Sons, takes you through his ScotGrad experience so far.

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Isla Mackay


Spectacular scenery and supportive communities - the Highlands are a fantastic place to work

Isla Mackay, ScotGrad

Geology graduate Isla Mackay talks about her unique experience as a ScotGrad in the Highlands, with community-based charity, Lochaber Geopark Association.

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