Category: Graduate

International students – are you graduating soon and hoping to stay on to work or study in the UK? Here are some of your options!

By Nia Watkin-Jones Are you panicking about your next career move? Whatever situation you may be in – don’t panic, take a breath, we are here to help! Many international students aspire to gain work experience or get a job in the UK following graduation. Whilst this is legally possible, it’s not always easy to…

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Accessing CareersLink as a graduate

Congratulations on completing your degree! You can continue to use the Careers Service for 2 years, including CareersLink which advertises job vacancies. Your University login will be turned off in a few weeks and your CareersLink student account will be automatically converted into a graduate account. This happens on different dates for different courses but…

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What do our archaeology graduates do after they leave the University of Manchester? #3 Rob and Stephanie

Commercial field archaeology This blog post is one in a series examining what colleagues and friends who graduated from the University of Manchester Archaeology Department are doing with their careers. Rob Howarth graduated in 2017 and is notable because he achieved his degree, and then gained a commercial position, in spite of having Dyspraxia, Dyslexia,…

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What do our archaeology graduates do after they leave the University of Manchester? #2 Jon’s Story

By John Piprani Continuing my exploration of what our UoM Archaeology graduates are doing now, this is Jon Dobbie’s story. I met Jon in the lab when he was working on his dissertation that was stone tool based. From analysing stone tools in the lab Jon has moved on to digging them out of the…

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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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