Can I make a career out of working with animals?

ANIMAL CARE ASSISTANT Care assistants are responsible for looking after a range of different animals in kennels, rescue centres and sanctuaries. Duties include preparing food, grooming and exercising animals, cleaning out kennels and pens and looking after animals that are unwell or distressed. This can be dirty, hard work, but also hugely rewarding – where else do you get paid to play with puppies? You […]

How do I become a solicitor? All your questions answered

We sat down with Heather McKendrick, careers and outreach manager at the Law Society of Scotland, to find out how you go about pursuing a career in law… How do you go about becoming a solicitor? The first stage is the law degree, also known as the LLB. For students with a degree in a different […]

What it’s like to train to be a vet

What does it take to become a vet? We speak to final year vet student Terri Steel to see how she landed her dream career.    What do you do?  I’m a final year vet student at Glasgow University. As part of our course, we need to do 38 weeks of “seeing practice” in our […]

Careers in the media

The media industry is a fast-paced, ever-moving place to work, with a diverse range of roles available across film, TV, newspapers, magazines, websites, radio and beyond! We caught up with a few people making their mark in the media to find out what their job is really like. The magazine editor – Lindsay Cochrane The editorial […]

On trend careers

The autumn issue of Source is out THIS WEEK! Mega exciting for everyone, right? In it, we’ve got a special two-page feature looking at careers in the world of fashion – so here, to give you even more insight into how the industry works, we’ve spoken to some people making their mark on the fashion […]

How to deal with parent pressure

Tomorrow students across Scotland will be nervously clutching their mobiles or laptops while they await their exam results popping up in their inboxes. It’s often an uncertain period, with university or college applications hanging in the balance, depending on the awarded grades. Along with the ambiguity, young people can often feel pressured by their parents to study […]

Apprenticeships with Sky

The team at Sky fill us in on the apprenticeships they have to offer… At Sky, our 10million+ customers are at the heart of everything we do. So, whether we’re creating must-see content, great new products or award-winning services, we rely on all of our teams to help us deliver more. And we’re always looking […]

App-y careers

Journalism student Erin Reid sits down with aspiring app developer Christopher Sloey to find out how he hopes his current uni course will boost his career dreams… Have you ever been worried that you might get lost in the dark or be in urgent need of a metal detector one day? No need to worry […]

Lights, Camera, Action!

From the X Factor to Homeland, Corrie to The Apprentice, we just can’t get enough of great TV. But who are the people who make it happen? The telly industry is made up of dozens of different roles – too many to even begin to talk about – and employs over 50,000 people right across […]