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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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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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Placements in India for bioscience PhD students

We received this information on funded placements in an Indian research institution for bioscience PhD students.  If you are interested read on….     From the British Council:- We are now taking applications from UK PhD students to undertake a … 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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