My career journey (so far) from the perspective of an International Graduate

Aiswarya Kishor an Indian student who studied MEng (Hons) Biomaterials Science and Tissue Engineering and graduated in 2018 tells us of her career journey so far. Aiswarya is now a Graduate Information Developer at Arm in the UK.  I have always admired people who knew what they wanted to do with their careers, especially because…

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Exploding the internship myth. Gaining experience and skills are important but it doesn’t have to be called an internship.

Basically an internship (in the UK) is a period of paid work experience usually full time. Often it is in summer so that you have several months to get a decent period of experience but some are shorter. Lets look at what an internship is in more detail.. Lots of large recruiters offer an “internship” in…

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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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