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What can I do with a degree in History?
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A degree in Social Sciences will equip you with the analytical and communication skills that employers across a broad range of sectors are looking for. Many graduate roles in business, technology and finance are open to any degree discipline therefore Social Science graduates have a broad range of careers to choose from, not just those that relate to their degree subject.
General Graduate Recruitment
My Job Scotland - jobs in local government and the public sector
Jobs Go Public - public sector jobs in local government, charity, education, housing & more
Scottish Prison Service
Security Services - MI5 & MI6
Civil Service Jobs
Scottish Government Jobs
United Nations and International Development
Creative and Cultural Jobs
Charity and Voluntary Sector
A Professional body or association is an organisation which represents a profession, and often sets the standards for professional qualification and for continuing professional development in that sector. It can be useful for you to join your own professional body as a student member as it will help you to keep up to date with your sector, offers opportunities for networking, and perhaps give you an additional source of access to opportunities for graduates.
Social Sciences Research Council - nurtures new generations of social scientists, fosters innovative research, and mobilizes necessary knowledge on important public issues.
Social Research Association - professional membership body for social researchers, led by social researchers, for social researchers. Includes a link to SRA Scotland, social research jobs, training and events.
Market Research Society - community of research professionals that endeavours to help young professionals and graduates join this community and build a rewarding career in Research