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 …
Sep 28 2022
How do I write an academic CV?
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Sep 15 2022
I’m doing a PhD. How am I employable?
Following on from last week’s article, ‘Academia – Is it for me?’, this week, we will be focusing on how your PhD makes you employable. Identifying the skills and experiences that you learn over the course of a PhD and translating them into applications for jobs can be hard. However, there are many ways your …
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May 19 2021
Careers digital resources round-up
Round-up written by a University of Reading Student Ambassador The University of Reading Careers service supports students in exploring any future career options to prepare them for life after graduation. Partnered tools are an avenue where they work with known companies to provide insight, tools and resources, helping you enter into the working world. By working …
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Nov 09 2020
Postgraduate study: PhD student Graham Davies on study, UROP & top tips
Full Name: Graham Davies Undergraduate Course: BSc Mathematics What type of postgraduate study did you do/are you doing? PhD What is the title of your postgraduate course? Building physical constraints into weather-related risk estimates Why did you decide to undertake postgraduate study: I was approached about doing the PhD, which involves applying statistics to a …
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Jan 28 2020
How can I find an ethical employer?
For many students exploring career options and looking for graduate roles, finding an employer who shares their personal values is an important factor. In some cases, this may lead you to look for work in a particular sector, or you may be open-minded. An ‘ethical employer’ will mean different things to different people, but if …
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