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    Hello guys, need advice on a dilemma I find myself in. So I graduated few months ago with a 2:1 in Psychology from a decent uni and since then have struggled to find employment.

    After applying for about 627 jobs, ive finally began to make progress, I have recieved an offer of interview for a decent paid job working as a housing officer for young homeless people. And i also have an interview for a year placement with the nhs working within the psychology department (unpaid). Now, im sure you're thinking why dont you just take the paid job, but its more complicated than that. Im planning on doing a masters at kings within the Psychology field, and the unpaid placement im interviewing for would really give me great experience, and would it would be great for future employment as the hospital i'll be working at is reknowned nationally. However, money is a big issue atm, due to family reasons im not sure if i'll be able to live without any income, which is the dilemma I find myself in.

    Has anyone else been in a similar situation? Any advice will be greatly appreciated, thanks guys

    Finances should always come first, take the paid job. If your plans for the masters don't work out then so be it.
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    Hmmm I guess so
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