Tag: postgraduate

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/how-do-i-write-an-academic-cv/

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/im-doing-a-phd-how-am-i-employable/

Postgraduate study: PhD student Graham Davies on study, UROP & top tips

Maths equations on a red strip

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 …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/postgraduate-study-phd-student-graham-davies/

New master’s student: your career options

A master’s degree can give you the edge when applying for graduate vacancies, but you need to be able to clearly communicate its value in a way that employers understand. Come along to this interactive workshop to better understand recruiters’ views on master’s degrees, and how to market your course to get their attention. Learn …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/event/new-masters-student-your-career-options/

New master’s students: your career options

master's students careers options event graphic

                A master’s degree can give you the edge when applying for graduate vacancies, but you need to be able to clearly communicate its value in a way that employers understand. Come along to this interactive workshop to better understand recruiters’ views on master’s degrees, and how to …

Continue reading

Permanent link to this article: https://blogs.reading.ac.uk/careers/event/new-masters-students-your-career-options/