Throughout your research degree you will have the opportunity to develop your employability skills.
Whether you decide to pursue an academic career or you decide to seek employment in the public or private sectors, you’ll have to showcase your talents.
The Careers Service offers a range of services including:
- Talks, seminars, courses and the opportunity for discussions with experienced careers advisers.
- Specialised careers advisers for postgraduate research students to help you develop skills for employment including writing CVs and applications, and interview skills.
- A programme of workshops and events specifically for research students.
- A well-stocked careers library, with sections on graduate occupations and employers, on working overseas, and on opportunities for further training.
- One-to-one support sessions.
- Employer-led workshops focusing on work-related skills development including team working, leadership or negotiating.
Many postgraduate research students combine paid employment with their research. Opportunities may include:
- Assisting with academic research projects or conferences.
- Placements or internships.
- Working in the University is a wide range of roles.
The Student Jobshop can help you to find student jobs and gain valuable work experience whilst completing your studies.