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Careers Consultant (Postgraduate) at the University of Manchester, UK

Where are all the science jobs?

Written by Elizabeth Wilkinson, Postgraduate Careers Consultant at The Careers Service If you are a science researcher, masters or undergrad, it’s not always easy to find the jobs to apply to amongst all the engineering, IT and finance/business roles on offer. However, by using your research skills, you can uncover lots of scientific jobs and…

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Pathways: Career Decisions for PhDs & Research Staff – Friday 7th June

For one day each year, we run a major university-wide careers programme, open to all our doctoral researchers and post-doctoral research/teaching staff. The 13th annual Pathways event will take place on Friday 7th June ’19. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/pathways-career-decisions-for-phds-and-research-staff-tickets-61868575575 The official event info is here. If you want more informal detail and background, read on: What…

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PhDs: paid teaching roles for new online “Understanding Mental Health” unit

The University of Manchester’s University College for Interdisciplinary Learning is looking for 8 Graduate Teaching Assistants to work on the UCIL interdisciplinary online unit “Understanding Mental Health”. The roles are open to PGR students in any discipline at the University of Manchester. You don’t need to be an expert in mental health – if you’re…

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Where are all the science jobs?

This post has been updated, find it here If you’re a science student who loves science, it can sometimes feel like all the jobs are for business students, engineers or computer scientists. This is to reassure you that there are ways of finding science jobs – if you know where to look. Two alternatives are:…

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What we learnt at Pathways

Well, the 10th anniversary of Pathways: Career Options for Researchers arrived along with 400+ delegates and panellists, all current or former researchers. The best way to report on it is to hear from current doctoral researcher, Marc Hudson, who’s written a really clear, bullet pointed blog post with the advice he gleaned from the 5…

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