All 'careers' related blog posts

5 Tips for a Successful Placement

Placement year can be a pretty scary thing; moving out of your comfort zone and into the crazy world of work. Daniel King has just completed his internship with Instil...

Daniel King

Daniel King


Instil Autumn Outing: Golf Punks

Team Bonding Last week the Instil crew lined up some team ra-ra with the three elements of life: food, beer and sports. The plan was simple; destroy some pizzas, play...

Richard Bell

Richard Bell


Harry Intern Life @instil

What have you learned A whole lot more than I ever thought I would! I went into placement knowing it was going to be a challenge, and there were going...

Zarah Akilagun-Thompson

Zarah Akilagun-Thompson


Benn Intern Life @instil

Benn Henderson joined Instil as a fresh-faced intern from Queen’s University Belfast, currently studying the undergraduate computer science degree. He quickly became a key part of the Instil mobile development...

Zarah Akilagun-Thompson

Zarah Akilagun-Thompson


Why You Must Work Here

What do you want from a job? This question has many answers, but there are four which are common to everyone. These are the four pillars which hold your career....

James Carlisle

James Carlisle


Life as an Intern @ Instil

I am aware that the following words might not tickle the comedic parts of your brain or kick your imagination over a rainbow. However I hope it might serve some...

Josh Kelso

Josh Kelso


8 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Work Placement

Starting a one year placement with a company you don’t know much about and people you haven’t met before can be a fairly daunting experience. You’ve spent two (or more!)...

Brian Hamill

Brian Hamill


On Being an IT Trainer

Here at Instil we hope to recruit one or more full time trainers during 2016. There seems to be a lot of FUD regarding what the job involves, who is...

Garth Gilmour

Garth Gilmour


The Hunt for Next Year's Interns Is On

We had a great time at UUJ this week catching up with all the talented engineers looking for placements. If you love building software, have a curious disposition and want...

Richard Bell

Richard Bell