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Getting a Job

Eleanor Stewart's winning milk bottle designed to educate children about milk

My story: Award winning design student

Eleanor Stewart, 21, student in Visual Communications at Glasgow School of Art recently won the Cravendale Future Milk competition with a milk bottle she designed to educate children about milk. The prize was £1000 and a month’s work experience with a London creative agency. She talks about making a design impact, setting up a Mural Society at university and her plans for the future.

Inside Getting a Job

Arnold Wesker:

Passed/Failed: An education in the life of Arnold Wesker, playwright

Thursday, 24 July 2008

'I looked up the teacher's skirt'

Metal man: Don Barker at work in his forge

I Want Your Job: Blacksmith

Thursday, 24 July 2008

'Metalwork isin your genes'

My Way: Mark Foster, top swimmer, on how get ahead in your career

Thursday, 24 July 2008

'Sport is a fun way of teaching success and failure'

New horizons: the Blackieshave left behind a life in Scotland for a better standard of living in Canada

Recruitment: Turn over a new leaf in Canada

Thursday, 24 July 2008

Healthcare workers wanting a change of scene should try North America, says Hazel Davis

Lesley Pearse:

My First Job: Lesley Pearse, the best-selling author, was a bunny girl

Thursday, 24 July 2008

'It changed my life by boosting my confidence'

Driving ambition and a degree of excellence is the winning Formula

Sunday, 20 July 2008

An engineering job in the glitzy world of Formula One may seem a word away, but the right CV can provide a fast track into the pit lane

Engineering students provide fuel for thought

Sunday, 20 July 2008

It’s ironic, really.Walking down the pit lane at Silverstone – the host of the British Grand Prix until next year, when it will be put out to pasture in favour of Donington – I come across a whole host of beautifully designed racing cars surrounded by teams of very serious looking engineering students. It’s a case of out with the old and in with the new: the racetrack may be close to stalling, but this particular bunch of innovators are flying off around the next corner.

Put in the hours, and you could turn your passion for martial arts into a career

Thursday, 17 July 2008

The fact that Dream Works' Kung Fu Panda was premiered at Cannes this year – complete with five actors in full panda regalia, to promote the animated blockbuster – shows just how far martial arts have seeped into Western culture.

Passed/Failed: An education in the life of Gary Rhodes, chef, restaurateur and author

Thursday, 17 July 2008

'I didn't tell anyone that I cooked'

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