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Paid work experience opportunities for PhDs in January – invigilation

  University of Manchester Examination Invigilation opportunity for PhD students Semester 1 2017 exams – Monday 16th January 2017 – Friday 27th January 2017  Completed application forms received by: 12noon Monday 19th December 2016 Notification of shortlisting: Tuesday 20th December 2016 Interview: Wednesday 4th January 2017 Training: Monday 9thth January 2017    http://documents.manchester.ac.uk/DocuInfo.aspx?DocID=23189

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Where are all the science jobs?

This post has been updated, find it here 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:…

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10 things you need to know about starting a career in Human Resources

What is HR? Human Resources (HR) is the name given to the area of a company, whether a team or individual, who has responsibility for recruiting new employees and managing work / employment conditions of current employees on behalf of that organisation. They are also responsible for ensuring an organisation’s staff (their human resources) are…

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Get ready to return to University.

It may be August but sure enough that remaining time will fly by. Are you ready for the challenges of the year ahead? Going into your second  or pre-final year? Everyone talks about internships,  looking for one, applying, interviews & assessment centres, getting one / not getting one. The joy, the despair! Internships are just another…

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PhDs – another fabulous (and paid) opportunity: facilitate this year’s Sustainability Challenge

As you may be aware, the University is currently recruiting facilitators to support the delivery of the ‘Sustainability Challenge’. The Challenge forms part of the 2016 Manchester Welcome for all first year students, and takes place this year on Tuesday 20th September.  There are now a number of paid opportunities for PGR students to join…

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Getting the third degree

A friend of mine was recently reminiscing about her graduation 4 years ago.  She was awarded a third class degree and hated her graduation day, struggling to work out what the 3 years were all for and what exactly she had learned. She had felt pretty down about it and wasn’t looking forward to her…

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