Monthly Archives: January 2014

Part-time job opportunities

There are a few part-time or one-off jobs being advertised at the moment that I thought may be of interest to PhD students.  To get further details on any of them – or to see a further selection of jobs … Continue reading

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Working in International Development

For anyone interested in working in international development DFID (the UK Government Department for International Development) will be hosting a presentation for University of Edinburgh students on Monday.  They will be talking about their 50 week graduate scheme which is … Continue reading

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What can you do after your PhD?

We’ve just published a few more profiles of University of Edinburgh PhD alumni who have gone on to work in a range of career areas.  It’s a good way of exploring the different options that could be available to you … Continue reading

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The 7 Secrets of Highly Successful Researchers

One of my colleagues at the University of Strathclyde alerted me to this opportunity.  I thought some of you may be interested in attending. Find out about it in their words below. Update to this post.  Sorry since I posted … Continue reading

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Teaching Portfolios; learning from tutoring and demonstrating

At the end of last year a colleague asked me to write a guest post for her blog Edinburgh Award Work Experience 2013-14 (to find out more about the Edinburgh Award go here).  This was for PhD students working as … Continue reading

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How to secure a job after your PhD

I thought you may be interested in a session being run by jobs.ac.uk on how to secure a job after your PhD.  They have a panel of experts, both careers professionals and academics, who will lead a discussion and answer … Continue reading

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Careers In IT

Careers in IT Wed 4 Feb 2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh New Year is a great time for thinking ahead and making plans … so if you are interested in exploring the careers … Continue reading

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