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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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Research careers outside academia (more humanities & social science focussed)

I went to an event recently on research careers outside academia.  There were 13 different speakers working in the Civil Service, local government, Think Tanks, parliament, commercial organisations, and the charity sector.  Some points of interest. Only 3 out of … Continue reading

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Careers beyond academia – good resource

Many PhD students are interested in pursuing a career outside academia but aren’t sure about how to make this move or even of what sort of career options are available that may interest them.  One good way to start exploring … 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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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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Global Leader Experience

University of Edinburgh students are invited to take part in an exciting Global Leader Experience (GLE) programme which will run from 16 – 19 February 2016. One hundred University of Edinburgh students from at least 25 nationalities will work together … Continue reading

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