Category: Postgraduate

What do our archaeology graduates do after they leave the University of Manchester? #5 Steph & Irene’s stories

By John Piprani Continuing my quest to find out what my Archaeology friends and colleagues are doing after graduating from Manchester I tracked down two of them working in the commercial unit: Archaeology Wales. I first met Irene Garcia Rovira within a research context as we were both working on our PhDs at the same…

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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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What do our archaeology graduates do after they leave the University of Manchester? #4 Simon’s story

By John Piprani What are you doing now? I work for the Civil Service, presently in a finance role in the Ministry of Justice. I am coming to the end of the 2nd year of the Civil Service Fast Stream, specifically the Project Delivery stream. Post-graduation and prior to joining the Civil Service I worked…

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Writing Covering Letters for Academic Jobs – A Quick How-To Guide

by Stephen Gordon* *completed PhD in 2013 and has held numerous postdoctoral positions and student support roles; worked as an Advisor in the University of Manchester Careers Service since 2016 Writing covering letters for academic positions can be a tricky business. The structure and format of such documents are quite different from the template used for…

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