Careers and Employability Service
Services for research staff and PhDs


Students in a lecture

Postgraduate researchers have their own programme of career development workshops offered through the Graduate School Research Training Programme:

  • Applying for Jobs Outside Academia – penultimate and final years
  • Applying for Academic Jobs – penultimate and final years
  • Interviews and How to Survive Them
  • Career Planning - Thinking Ahead – for those in their first or second year
  • Career Options and Action Planning for Final Year PhDs 

You can register to attend these courses through Central Short Courses.

Vitae and other national events

Vitae offer a series of regional and national events for researchers, for example, Careers In Focus workshops will offer practical insights into different career options.

If you belong to a professional network or learned society make sure you research the events they offer which may help your career development.




Careers and Employability Service

The University of Nottingham
Portland Building, Level D
University Park
Nottingham, NG7 2RD

telephone: +44 (0) 115 951 3680
fax: +44 (0) 115 951 3679