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 appointment, 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
There are two 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
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.
Faculty team's PhD career development appointments
You can also book an appointment with your Faculty Team's careers consultant or senior careers advisers.
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.