Category: Postgraduate

What’s Stopping You? Is Procrastination Getting in the Way of Your Job Search?

Written by Sarah Mallen, Information & Guidance Coordinator at The Careers Service Do you find yourself leaving things until the last minute ALL THE TIME?  “The deadline for submitting my video interview is in 3 hours!” Do you miss out on opportunities because you left it too late? “Oh no the deadline for that job…

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Finding Graduate Schemes Confusing?

Written by Natalie Walsh, Careers Consultant at The Careers Service Have you been looking at career options recently? Perhaps browsing the recruitment ads?  Then you’ll have noticed the many, many graduate schemes currently being advertised.  In fact, it can sometimes feel like they’re the only option to consider.  But… what happens if you’re not finding schemes…

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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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