This blog is written by Sharon Maguire, Careers Consultant at the University of Edinburgh who works with research students and staff.
Sharon has worked at the University since 2002 and before becoming a careers consultant she worked in medical research. She has a PhD in Reproductive Biology and worked as a post-doctoral research associate in Washington State, USA as well as Edinburgh before retraining to become a careers consultant. If you want to find out how she made this transition just ask!
This blog will inform research students about career related events and news, job vacancies for research students, and more, all with the aim of helping with career decision making.