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 Researcher Academy and Professional Development, contributing to researcher development activities at the University.

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Spring term 2021

Although we're not physically on campus, we are online to help you navigate these extraordinary times.

As well as online careers appointments and workshops, our careers fairs and Spotlight On events will be virtual too!

Keep checking back for the latest news about our activities and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

 
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Explore your relevant skills and career options

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

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Explore our online career development course

Take our flexible online course Thinking Ahead - Exploring Career Options

 
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Academic careers

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

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Careers outside academia

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

 
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Applying for academic jobs

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

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Applying for jobs outside academia

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

 
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Careers advice

Find out about the advice available to you from our team and how to book appointments

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Events

Explore our events, delivered by our career specialists, tailored to PhD students

 
 

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