Careers and Employability Service
Services for PhD students

Exploring your skills and career options

These pages will help you to recognise and value the wide range of competencies and skills PhD researchers acquire and develop.

You can also start to explore the broad career routes on offer and begin to plan your post PhD career.

What researchers have to offer

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Support to analyse the skills you've developed and how to research the skills valued by employers 

PhD pathways

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Learn about your broad career options within and outside academia

Career development


Your guide to the four stages of career development and how to research job sectors




Careers and Employability Service

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