Category Archives: Career event

PhD Horizons Careers Conference

If you weren’t able to attend the PhD Horizons careers conference on 6th June, notes and recordings from the sessions are now available at the link below.  You can hear from PhD graduates who have entered careers from government research … Continue reading

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Webinar on scientific publishing

Spotted this earlier today on LinkedIn.  We don’t have anyone from scientific publishing coming to speak at our PhD Horizons Careers Conference on 6th June (www.bit.ly/phdhorizons) so check out the webinar below if you think it may be an interesting … Continue reading

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How employers interview

A recent survey of their members by the Institute of Student Employers (ISE) reported that 53% of their employers are now using video interviews as part of their recruitment process.   This is up from 6% in 2012. Video interviews involve … Continue reading

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Making career decisions; lessons from PhD graduates

It was our PhD Horizons Careers Conference last week.  We had 33 speakers talking about their career journey after their PhD and demonstrating how many career areas could be possible once you complete your PhD.  I chaired 5 out of … Continue reading

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Find out more about publishing

We’ve been notified of an event on publishing at the end of June that you may be interested in.  There are free places available for PhD students.  Have a look at the details below if you think you may be … Continue reading

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‘Postdoctoral Careers Beyond Academia’

Originally posted on SGSAH Blog:
Since I’m free of D.H. Lawrence (for now!) I’ve got a wee bit more free time on my hands to take part if real life, as well as attending more PhD-related events. So last Thursday I…

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PhD Horizons: A Careers Conference for PhD Students

PhD Horizons is a one-day conference, on Thursday 2 June 2016, dedicated to showcasing the breadth of career opportunities open to PhD graduates at the University of Edinburgh. We look forward to welcoming thirty inspiring speakers, from a wide range of … Continue reading

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Civil Service Fast Stream – Insider Event

Fast track government career opportunties provided through the Civil Service Fast Stream have often been of interest to research students at Edinburgh. This can provide a route into government research, policy or advisory roles. If you’d like to find out … Continue reading

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Careers in Consulting

PhD graduates are often looking for a career that combines using their skills in problem solving, research and analysis, writing, and more; where they will be challenged; and where the work is project based and varied.  Consulting is one area … Continue reading

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Careers Events on Campus

There are lots of exiting careers events being held on campus this semester which could help you to explore career options, make contacts and plan ahead. A full programme can be found on MyCareerHub; however, I wanted to highlight a few to … Continue reading

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