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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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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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