Tag: Options

May Newsletter for PGRs

Each year we run a major university-wide programme, “Pathways – Career Options for Researchers”.  This article also contains links to advice on networking and how to use case studies of other people’s career to help you develop your own under How can I prepare? (useful even if you’ve been to Pathways before – or aren’t…

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Do you want to work in or out of the lab? Things you need to know with a bio/life science degree – FAQs

Just because you have a biological or life science related degree doesn’t mean you want to spend the rest of your life in a lab. Most people by mid degree have an idea how they feel about labs, love ’em hate ’em these are some options. In this blog post we will look at: Getting…

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Popular career options for UoM students. Your questions answered

In Semester 1 it all kicks off: The search for internships, graduate schemes and your future career direction.  Each year we get some interesting and quirky career options that students want to pursue (running an airline, circus performer…) but we also get some familiar favourites. So here are the things you need to know about the most frequently…

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Interested in Management Consulting? Seven tips on getting in

Management consultants are specialists who help organisations maximise their growth or improve business performance. They are called in to deal with difficult challenges the organisation is having difficulty solving themselves, or where they want a new approach. This makes management consultancy an interesting career for those who love problem solving, innovation and varied challenges. It has…

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Interested in Investment Banking? Seven tips on getting in

Investment banks help organisations, individuals and governments to raise capital, often by investing in the financial markets or selling shares. They also provide other services to organisations, for example performing large mergers and acquisitions. Investment banking is a very popular area with graduates looking for a challenging career and high financial rewards, however combined with…

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