Monthly Archives: January 2015

Business insights and experience

I talk to many PhD students about what they are going to do when they finish their PhD.  Many of them have had limited experience outside the academic field and are a little bewildered by the world of ‘business’.  What … Continue reading

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Employ.ed for PhDs – Part-time jobs 6 hours/week

If you’d like part-time paid project work, while working towards your PhD, you may be interested in opportunities being offered through the Careers Service initiative Employ.ed for PhDs. In line with recommendations from the University and major funding bodies, these … Continue reading

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Academic Careers in Europe

We post every so often in this blog on academic careers as it’s a topic of interest to many PhD students.  Although we usually focus on the UK context we are aware that academic careers are global.  So you may … Continue reading

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Calling all Willing Bloggers and Viva Survivors!

A group organised by postgraduate research students in Literatures, Languages and Culture (LLC) are introducing a blog series on surviving a PhD and the Viva.  They are interested in finding doctoral students in the Humanities who are post-viva and who … Continue reading

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