Tag: work experience

Is work experience worth it? Anthropology student Marisa tells her story.

By Marisa Bell Final year Anthropology student Nine months slogging through one year of your degree can feel more like nine years at times. One bad week slips past and before you know it you’re neck deep in readings – most of which barely feel as though they are written in your native language. As you sift through the inaccessible writings and abstract theories, scribbling…

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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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PhDs – Want teaching experience and an opportunity to make the world a nicer place?

Are you passionate about your subject area? Would you like the opportunity to work with local school children? …then the Widening Participation Fellow programme might be for you! The Student Recruitment and Widening Participation Team is currently recruiting Postgraduate students for the position of Widening Participation Fellows. These positions support the University’s widening participation activities…

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Playing Articulate – Putting your experience into words that employers want to read

From guest writer and Faculty of Humanities Careers Manager, Paul Gratrick. It was the Bee Gees (and latterly covered by Boyzone) who once sang: “It’s only words, but words are all I have to write on this application form” …or something along those lines anyway. Writing a CV, cover letter, or in an online application…

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