Careers and Employability Service
Services for PhD students

Careers appointments

If you have questions about your next step, talk to an adviser face-to-face over Teams or on the phone.  Log in to MyCareer using your university username and password to find a date and time to suit you.

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

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We're ranked in the top ten for employability for the eighth year running. - The Graduate Market 2013-2021, High Fliers Research




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