Your Careers Adviser
The Careers Advisers with responsibility for the School of Management and Languages are:
Lorraine Chambers (Room SR 1.09) and Elaine Lynch (Room SR 1.05)
Book an appointment if you want to speak to Lorraine or Elaine about your future career plans.
The resources on this web page have been selected to provide you with the best tools to help you with your career planning as well as the application process.
To help you make an informed career choice Prospects have compiled comprehensive profiles on jobs and occupations throughout most sectors of industry and commerce. Each profile includes the following information:
- Job Description and Typical Role Activities
- Salary and Conditions
- Entry Requirements
- Further Training or Professional Study Required
- Career Development Paths and Opportunities
- Typical Employers and Vacancy Sources
- Related Jobs
- Graduate Case Studies
- Useful Contacts and Further Resources
- View Languages Job Profiles
Discover career options relevant to your degree subject on the Prospects website. Don't forget - a wide variety of career options are open to students with 'any degree' subject!
- What skills you have developed by studying your particular subject area
- What your job options are with your degree
- Which career areas do most graduates with your degree go into
- What further study options are open to you
- Useful contacts and further resources
- View Career Options with Languages Degrees
Graduate Job Sites
Academics.com - English language career site for working in the German-speaking area. The website is aimed at foreign academics, researchers and junior academics.
AgencyCentral - Access to recruitment agencies for graduates in languages
Association of Translation Agencies - With a database of member companies
ATC - Web site of the Association of Translation Companies
Babels - Babels is an international network of volunteer interpreters and translators whose main objective is to cover the interpreting needs of the Social Forums.
British Council - Language assistant opportunities
Careers Service Vacancy List - Downloadable list of companies that have advertised 'languages' vacancies with Heriot-Watt in the last 3 years
Corinium Language Associates - Multilingual recruitment service
Euractive - Publishing jobs and internships in EU affairs, from junior to top-level positions, the EurActiv JobSite provides you every day with the hottest vacancies in EU circles.
European Selection and Recruitment - Specialises in candidates who are fluent in two or more languages with additional skills such as IT, Sales, Marketing, Technical and Scientific
European Union - List of websites to help you research opportunities in EU political institutions.
Euro London - Consultancy for language recruitment
Heriot-Watt Languages Department - Information on job and internship opportunities. Also testimonials from former students and videos on the kind of careers one can embrace with a degree from Heriot-Watt's Languages department.
iC Language Consulting - Specialises in translating technical documents.
International Language Communications - Specialist multilingual recruitment agency
IOL - Institute of Linguists job opportunities page
Language Matters - Multilingual recruitment consultancy covering permanent, temporary and contract jobs in London, the Home Counties and Europe
Lingo24 - Translation Agency based in Aberdeen and London and a memeber of the Association of Translation Companies
multilingualvacancies.com - An online job board solely specialising in advertising language jobs in London, across the UK, Europe and worldwide.
Talent4Europe - Pan-European recruitment portal
Top Language Jobs - Specialist language recruitment website for language jobs in the UK, London and Ireland.
Translations For Progress - Translations for Progress is an online forum for volunteer translation and a public service intended for the international NGO community.