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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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Academic women in Scotland

The RSE Young Academy of Scotland have focused attention on the career paths of women in academia. Their recent publication Academic Women Now: experiences of mid-career academic women in Scotland provides an insight into the varied and career trajectories of 30 successful … 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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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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Social Research – Careers seminar

The Social Research Association Scotland and Edinburgh University’s Careers Service have organised an evening event for anyone interested in a career in social research. Researchers from universities, the Scottish Government and the private sector will describe their career progression and take … Continue reading

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Careers in IT

Wed 4 Feb 2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh  A new year is a great time for thinking ahead and making plans … so if you are interested in exploring the careers available in … Continue reading

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Careers In IT

Careers in IT Wed 4 Feb 2015, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM Informatics Forum, 10 Crichton Street, Edinburgh New Year is a great time for thinking ahead and making plans … so if you are interested in exploring the careers … Continue reading

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Doctoral graduates are ‘recession proof’ says new research

Vitae, the national organisation supporting the career development of researchers, has published a new piece of research on early career progression of doctoral graduates.  They compared the destinations of two groups of PhD graduates from 2010 and 2008 who were … Continue reading

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Good news for graduate recruitment

The Association of Graduate Recruiters (AGR) has just published its Winter Survey 2013.  This gives an overview of what is happening in graduate recruitment.  The survey is based on responses from 192 employers covering a wide range of industries including … Continue reading

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