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Finding a Placement – FAQ’s

By Jannine Thomas, Employability Consultant (Placements), Careers Service Searching for a placement is a very personal journey but, don’t fall into the annual trap of thinking you’re the only one returning from Christmas break without a placement. You are not the only person still waiting hear back from the opportunities you applied for months ago…

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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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Questions your relatives will ask you at Christmas dinner and how to answer them

Written by Kareem Belfon, Marketing and Communications Assistant at the Careers Service. So, you’ve been away at Uni all year. Your aunts and uncles have been politely ‘liking’ all of your posts on Facebook, commenting ‘Looks like you’re having fun! Sending our love xxxxx’ every so often. Your family group chat is lit. ‘Look! We’ve…

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What to do if you’re an international student staying in Manchester over Christmas

Written by Kareem Belfon, Marketing and Communications Assistant at the Careers Service Campus might seem slightly quieter over the winter break, as many students return home for Christmas. However, there’s still plenty of things you can be getting involved with in Manchester during the festive season.  If you’re sticking around over the holidays, the most…

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Accessing CareersLink as a graduate

Congratulations to newly completed Masters students! You can continue to use the Careers Service for 2 years after the end of your degree, including CareersLink which advertises job vacancies. Your CareersLink student account will be automatically converted into a graduate account. Any data and alerts you have set up in your student account will automatically be transferred. If your…

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