Welcome to your Careers Service

Written by Emma Naylor, Student Engagement and Enterprise Assistant at the Careers Service Whether you are a new or returning student here at The University of Manchester, welcome! The start of the academic year is a great time to get involved with the Careers Service. We can help you make the most of your time…

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Graduate perspective: Lessons learned on a path towards a PhD

Guest blog written by Minerva Ledezma Martínez (PhD in Chemical Engineering and Analytical Sciences, 2019) Minerva graduated from The University of Manchester in 2019 with a PhD in Chemical Engineering and Analytical Sciences. She currently holds a Senior Consultant Engineer role in a global technology company which provides software and consulting services for the refining…

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Eleven Ways You Can Boost Your Employability during Your Master’s Course

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service If you are starting a Master’s degree in September, there are lots of things you can start doing to boost your employability while you study. Here are eleven ways you can gain experience, develop your skills and grow your network during…

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A guide to virtual interviews

Written by Samantha Oates-Miller, Careers Insights and Graduate Support Assistant at the Careers Service If you have an interview coming up – good luck! Many employers have switched to virtual interviews as a result of the pandemic, and with their cost-effectiveness, online interviews are set to stay in some form or another. To help you…

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