Careers and Employability Service
Services for PhD students
   
   
  

PhD students

Take your postgraduate research degree further with our expert help.

Whether you are considering a career within or outside academia, we can help you every step of the way. We offer individual advice and guidance, workshops and high quality information.

We work closely with the Graduate School and Professional Development, contributing to researcher development activities at the University.

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Exploring your skills and career options

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A guide to the skills researchers have to offer, PhD pathways and tips on planning your next steps

Career development online course

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Take our flexible online course Thinking Ahead - Exploring Career Options

 
Academic careers

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What does an academic career involve? What do I need to think about? Top tips for you

Careers outside academia

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Advice on careers open to you plus questions to think about, top tips and useful resources

 
Applying for academic jobs

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Where to look for vacancies, networking and putting together an effective application

Applying for jobs outside academia

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Where to look for vacancies, networking and putting together an effective application

 

Careers support

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Find out about the support available to you now and in the future through appointments and workshops

 
 

Careers and Employability Service

University of Nottingham
Portland Building, Level D
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3680
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3679
email: careers-team@nottingham.ac.uk