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How do I write an academic CV?

In this final post on PhDs and careers, we are looking into one of the most underrated elements of the PhD: the academic CV.  The main reason you will likely create an academic CV is because you wish to apply to academic jobs. However, creating a record of your achievements obtained throughout your PhD can …

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Taking a PhD outside of the lab and lecture hall

In this weeks penultimate PhD post, we venture outside of labs and lecture halls to explore the options available outside of the traditional academic pathway. If you are considering your options post-PhD and aren’t sure that academia is for you, read on to find out where your degree could take you. More than ever, PhD …

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Academia – is it for me?

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Over the course of this month, staff writer, Domonique Davies, will cover some key topics relating to PhDs and Careers. This mini-series will look to discuss important questions regarding your career planning journey when considering life after the PhD, with an article released each week. A PhD can open many doors after you have completed …

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Top ways to find a job you love

Written by Caroline Thomas, final year BSc Geography (Physical) student Since moving to Reading for University, almost three years ago now, I have continued to figure out which career-path to follow; taking advice from friends and family in the process. My geography degree opens many different pathways for me, reliant on the transferrable skills learnt …

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Get Careers Smart with our online course!

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Will you be looking for a graduate role in 2022? We’re here to support you and help you get Careers Smart. Graduate opportunities for students graduating in summer 2022 will start to be advertised from August 2021 and a large number of these will have application deadlines in October and November! With everything going on …

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