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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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From Physics to Data Science – transition from Academia to Industry

One of my colleagues alerted me to a short event on working in data science.  The Datalab is hosting a networking evening where a physics researcher will share her experience of moving from academia to industry.  There is an opportunity … Continue reading

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Careers events during Semester 1

Now that the new semester is underway I wanted to give you an overview of some the careers events which are taking place on campus over the coming weeks. Our updated programme of careers workshops specifically tailored for PhD students is available … Continue reading

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PhD Horizons: A Careers Conference for PhD Students

I hope that you have already seen our previous blog on the exciting new campus event for PhD students which is being held at Appleton Tower on Thursday 4 June.  There are now just a few places left if you have not … Continue reading

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The Edinburgh Graduate Recruitment Fair

The annual Edinburgh Graduate Recruitment Fair will be held on Tuesday 26th May. This offers a great opportunity to explore your options. The event will be attended by around 60 exhibitors who are keen to recruit Edinburgh students & graduates for opportunities into summer 2015 and … Continue reading

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PhD careers conference

Just a quick post to let you know about the PhD careers conference we are planning.       PhD Horizons is a one-day conference dedicated to showcasing the breadth of career opportunities open to PhD graduates at the University … Continue reading

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Data science as a career

Big data  is a term we’re all hearing a lot lately.  There are many reports saying that more skilled people are needed to work in roles related to analysing and using this data; you can see a recent article here … Continue reading

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What do Edinburgh PhD graduates do?

Some good news!  You can now gain access to survey data collected on 2012/13 PhD graduates via the Careers Service website. Edinburgh graduate destinations survey reports The data, gathered as part of the annual Destinations of Leavers of Higher Education Survey (DLHE), … Continue reading

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A Career in Life Sciences

A Career in Life Sciences is being organised by the Careers Service and Edinburgh Bioquarter.  This is a great opportunity to explore some of the career paths available in the life sciences sector. You will hear first-hand the experiences and … Continue reading

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