Monthly Archives: March 2013

Academic applications and interviews

A colleague and I led a workshop this morning on academic job search, applications and interviews.  We had some really interesting discussions with the PhD students taking part so I thought I’d share some of the messages with you. Networking … Continue reading

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Gaining teaching experience for an academic career

If you are considering pursuing an academic career at the end of your PhD then getting some teaching experience at some point is probably going to be necessary.  But how important it is to gain this experience now will depend … Continue reading

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Events for female students in science and technology

Just a very quick post for female students in science and technology subjects.   The Scottish Resource Centre has a few events coming up which may be of interest. Meet the IT professionals, 14th March: A networking lunch here at the … Continue reading

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Part-time job opportunity at the Careers Service

The Careers Service is looking for a PhD student to work on a part-time basis for the next couple of months.  The student would conduct research to gather information on current practices relating to the Principals Career Development Scholarship (PCDS) … Continue reading

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Careers in….management consultancy

I’ve chosen to begin my series of careers in… with management consulting as there are many similarities between the skill set of a management consultant and those of an academic researcher.  I have also known over the years a number … Continue reading

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