Tag: careers

8 Reasons to Consider Further Study That You Won’t Get Told at the Postgraduate Study Fair

Written by Anna Lomas, Employability Consultant at the Careers Service. I could take this opportunity to reel off the sensible reasons why postgraduate study is definitely something you should consider – because you’ll demonstrate that you’re tenacious, capable of self-managing and working independently or because you’ll develop your critical thinking, analytical and research skills –…

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Don’t get Spooked by your future. Learn the tricks you’ll need to treat yourself to a future you will love. (Yes it’s the Halloween blog post)

Cue spooky music…… What makes a good thriller or horror movie? Fear of the unknown. Mistakes leading to jeopardy. Unexpected turns of events. Fear of the known! You know the monster is there, do you fight or flee? Your life does not have to be this way While I can’t promise a Disney style happy ending with…

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What do our archaeology graduates do after they leave the University of Manchester? #6 Ian’s story

By John Piprani In this the final part of my examination of what UoM Archaeology graduates are doing now. I met Ian Trumble at Bolton Museum when I was recording an artefact within their collection he has remained within Greater Manchester and is now working within heritage.   What are you doing now? I completed an…

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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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