Category Archives: Opportunity

Using Careers Service Events Effectively

I met a PhD student recently who had been at a Careers Service event last month on ‘Working in Policy’.  The student said it was one of the best things she’d been to at the university.  Obviously that’s nice feedback … Continue reading

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Funding opportunity

See below for details of a very small pot of funding that is available for research through an organisation called Gradconsult.  It’s a new initiative and is aimed at helping researchers start to develop a track record of successful funding … Continue reading

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Opportunities in software development

Murray Crease, Head of Development in the Edinburgh office of Scott Logic, a software development company, spoke at our PhD-employer networking event at the start of October.  He told students attending that: the company is always interested in talking to … Continue reading

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PhD Internships in Intellectual Property and Commercialisation

I’ve just received an e-mail from a colleague about some internships at Edinburgh Research and Innovation (ERI) so I thought I’d share it here. There is a great opportunity for PhD interns to work at ERI on IP Management and … Continue reading

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Interesting opportunity

I just spotted an interesting opportunity on the Careers Service vacancy site (MyCareerhub) so I thought I’d flag it here as you may not have seen it.  It’s for a graduate job, and they’re interested in applicants with a higher … Continue reading

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Work Experience in Europe

See below some information from the International Office about funding that could be used to spend time working at a research institute or university in Europe. Are you keen to gain work experience in an academic setting? Would you like … Continue reading

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Volunteers wanted for a new community engagement project

Today’s post is from Dr Ben Fletcher-Watson who is a Student Community Engagement Development Officer here at the University of Edinburgh. Research students looking to gain experience in public engagement are encouraged to apply for a new project which links … Continue reading

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