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Event Review: Explore Careers in Consulting, IT & Tech

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This year’s Consulting, Tech and Data week fell during a time of economic instability for the country/on the cusp of a recession. So, it felt particularly vital to hear from industry professionals who provided relevant insights on their respective fields and how they have been affected by the current climate of the workforce. The event …

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Built Environment Fair – 8 November – top tips

Our Built Environment fair is now fast approaching, and will take place on Tuesday 8 November in 3Sixty, 12:00-14:00 (11:30 for quiet time*). The Built Environment Fair is your chance to meet employers in the sector and is open to students from the School of Archaeology, Geography and Environmental Science, as well as the School …

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Using Instagram for job searching

Using Instagram for Job Searching

Instagram might not be something that immediately springs to mind as you embark upon your job search. ‘Isn’t that what LinkedIn is for?’ I hear you cry. Well, yes – LinkedIn is a powerful tool for your average job seeker, but many overlook their Instagram account and brands’ pages in their search for work. Whilst …

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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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