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The Job-hunt: An International Student’s Candid Evaluation

Written by Pranav Sivaramakrishnan, Chemical Engineering Graduate who will now be starting as a Graduate Manufacturing Engineer with Rolls Royce Any email starting with a ‘Thank you for your application! After careful consideration…’ used to throw me into a fit of anxiety and despair. Another rejection, what has gone wrong? I had relevant work experience…

Male graduate with a degree certificate

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LinkedIn – Why sign up?

LinkedIn is a constantly-evolving and useful tool in pursuing any career, but it can seem overwhelming with its long list of functions. Over the next few weeks we’ll be creating a series of blog posts giving you all the ins and outs of LinkedIn and how to get the most out of it. To start…

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What do our archaeology graduates do after they leave the University of Manchester? #1 Jamie’s Story

By John Piprani My colleague Sarah Mallen at the Careers Service suggested this may be a good topic to explore for the Careers Service blog. I agreed, mainly because it gave me the opportunity to actually find out what my friends and colleagues were up to now. I thought I knew, but did I? I…

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Accessing CareersLink as a graduate

Congratulations on completing your degree! Enjoy your success and your big day if you are coming to your graduation ceremony. You can continue to use full services at the Careers Service for 2 years after the end of your course including CareersLink which advertises job vacancies. Accessing CareersLink while you are still have student status…

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My experiences of Ambitious Futures: A graduate scheme for university leadership

Guest post by Kim Smith, Careers Consultant and Ambitious Futures alumnus. So you’ve studied at university but would you ever consider working here? I started my career on the Ambitious Futures Graduate Scheme and have since worked in various roles in Higher Education (HE), including my current role here in the Careers Service. If you…

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Do the thing that scares you!

By former Careers Service employee Bryony Spencer – who has recently made the move to the Big City.  Something I learned during my time at university is that you should always say “yes” to the things that scare you. Typically, these are the things that teach you more about yourself – what you enjoy, what you’re capable of,…

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