Careers and Employability Service
Services for PhD students
  

Careers advice

Careers staff sitting with a student

 

In line with the University's COVID-19 guidelines, we are now offering careers appointments online through Microsoft Teams, Skype or phone. Please book your appointment through MyCareer (see below).

 

We offer lots of support whether you intend to develop your career within or outside of academia. You can book a one-to-one apppointment, take our online course or attend a workshop.- or you could do all three and more!

Whatever the outcome [of the interview], I would like to say thank you for your help with my application form and interview advice. I would not have made it that far without it!

 

PhD student, School of Medicine

PhD appointments

There are three types of appointment offered by senior careers advisers: Kirstin Barnard and Lucie Whitfield

Quick Careers Query - 10 minutes

This appointment is recommended for when you first contact us.

It will help us to direct your query to the relevant member of staff and book you in for a longer appointment as well as highlighting useful resources.

Careers guidance appointments – 30 minutes

These appointments are for:

  • career development queries
  • CV review
  • application feedback
  • interview support and preparation

Appointment availability

Appointments are available up to two weeks in advance.

If there are no appointments available and you have an application or interview deadline, or you are a part-time PhD student, please email us to discuss arranging a specific appointment time.

Book an appointment on MyCareer

Read our guide about how to join your appointment via Microsoft Teams, Skype or phone. 

Business School PhDs - email your Postgraduate Careers Team

 

Faculty team's PhD career development appointments

You can also book an appointment with your Faculty Team's careers consultant or senior careers advisers.

Login to My Career to book an appointment

Read our guide about how to join your appointment via Microsoft Teams, Skype or phone. 

Business School PhDs - email your Postgraduate Careers Team

 

Listen to two PhD alumni who used our services during their time at Nottingham

Dr Carl Mundy talks about how the Careers team helped him achieve his career aim. He attended a range of workshops and now, on reflection, says he should have used us more!

Dr Victoria Richard talks about how she used our services during her PhD studies. She feels that the workshops and one-to-one appointments helped her secure her first job at The Royal Society of Chemistry.

 

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