Careers Service

Employment for PhD students

We are committed to helping PhD students learn and develop through all their chosen activities during their time at the University of Edinburgh.

In this section you will find useful guidance and help for both seeking and managing part-time work during your PhD, both on and off campus.

Where to find work

There are many channels available to you to source part-time work opportunities, both on and off-campus.

Combining work and PhD

Combining work and your PhD successfully can be challenging. The best rule is to only work so far as it does not interfere with your research commitments.

Support for PhD Internships

Support and guidance for all stages of a PhD internship, from deciding whether to take on an internship to what to do once you have completed your internship.