May Newsletter for Masters students

This month – getting started and getting on in a new job, a somewhat unexpected take on your career after your masters… and what’s on CareersLink.   The Florentine statesman, writer and philosopher Niccolo Machaivelli was born on May 3rd 1469.   Many of you may be familiar with Signor Machiavelli through the word “machiavellian” –…

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Part-time job opportunities for PhDs

 Closing date for applications: 29 May 2017 Interviews will be held June 8th. The University of Manchester Careers Service is looking to recruit a number of Applications Advisers, working as part of the busy careers team to provide 1-1 advice to students and graduates on their job application techniques. See http://www.careers.manchester.ac.uk/services/applicationsadvice/  We employ a pool…

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Careers Advice playlist Vol 2

Back in 2015 I gave you my Careers Advice Playlist  so I thought it was high time to release that infamous tricky second album. Again you won’t find anything  that ‘current’ but the careers advice in this songs have stood the test of time. ‘Are You Experienced’ Jimi Hendrix Experience  Well are you? This is…

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April Newsletter for PGRs

The Romans called April Aprilis.  No one is sure the exact meaning of the word. Some scholars think that it may be related to an old Italic word meaning “the following, the next”, in a sequence of events. Old folk interpretations link it to the Latin aperire (think ‘aperture’ on a camera) “to open”  –…

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