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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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Where are all the science jobs?

If you’re a science student who loves science, it can sometimes feel like all the jobs are for business students, engineers or computer scientists. This is to reassure you that there are ways of finding science jobs – if you know where to look. Two alternatives are: a) Look for science jobs which are being…

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