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PhD Graduate Destinations

It’s been a while since I last posted and today I’m only sharing a brief note.  I recently analysed the employment destinations of University of Edinburgh PhD graduates over 3 years: 2011 – 2014.  It’s worth a look to see … 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 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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CareerConfident16 – Transitioning from student to professional

CareerConfident16 is a week long programme of events designed to help University of Edinburgh students to manage the transition from student to professional smoothly. Events will take place during the week beginning Monday 18th  January. Employers are increasingly looking for … Continue reading

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Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Summer Programme 2016

We have received  information from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science about their summer research programme. This is open to research students who hold a UK passport. If interested read on … The Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), … Continue reading

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Skills gained from PhD Study

We ran a workshop yesterday with some PhD students called ‘Reviewing your Career’. One of the activities involved brainstorming all the skills they were gaining during their PhD.  I thought it would be interesting to share. These are skills that … 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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