Tag: postgraduate

Humanities PhDs: Want to try research consultancy?

Collaboration Labs currently has an open call for Postgraduate and Early Career Researchers to receive fully-funded professional training, bespoke coaching and research consultancy opportunities for business and academic collaboration. What is the Collaboration Labs programme? Collaboration Labs is an ESRC funded Knowledge Exchange programme facilitated by The University of Manchester, with the support of the…

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8 reasons to consider further study

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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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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LinkedIn – Why sign up?

LinkedIn is a constantly-evolving and useful tool in pursuing any career, but it can seem overwhelming with its long list of functions. Over the next few weeks we’ll be creating a series of blog posts giving you all the ins and outs of LinkedIn and how to get the most out of it. To start…

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Public Engagement and Academia – Some Things to Consider for Manchester Early Career Researchers (ECRs)

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 The term ‘public engagement’ can seem like an anathema to some aspiring academics. As a medievalist – and, it should be said, not the most extraverted…

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