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Workplace Experience Programme for International Students – Visit to Bright Purple, Edinburgh




Wednesday 16th November (time to be advised)

This is an opportunity to give students a chance to link with a specialist recruitment company, and will suit students from an IT or Financial Services background. You will have the opportunity to find out about job opportunities that are available in these sectors currently, what skills and knowledge employers are looking for, and also what to consider when developing your CV. You will also discover how a Scottish recruitment company operates, its market, the work it is involved in and it also provides the chance to find out what “a day in the life” for staff is like. There will also be a question and answer session where you can find out a bit more about the business and what is required for you to enter into this sector as a career.

Bright Purple are a specialist recruitment agency, operating exclusively within the IT and Financial Services sectors. With offices in Edinburgh, London and Singapore and working with a range of global affiliates, Bright Purple is focused on finding and developing the best people. Because they operate exclusively in these areas, they have specialised knowledge and contacts and have established close working relationships with some of the best employers who operate across these sectors. They are committed to quality training programmes and set high standards across its e team to ensure that they deliver an exceptional service.

Please note that places are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis – application forms may be obtained from or from

You should complete the application form and return it to Elaine Wilson as soon as possible ensuring that you quote the reference number Ref: OPP30/BP1. Closing date is 11 November 2011.

Please note students will have to make their own way to Edinburgh for this Insight Visit. Contact Elaine Wilson, Administrator,  if you have any questions.

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