Careers Service

PhDs and MRes students

Information and advice for research students

Understand yourself

Thinking about what you want and can offer is essential for career decision making and marketing yourself successfully in applications. Find out how.

Discover what's out there

Information and advice on your options including academic careers, research beyond academia and other career options, plus PhD graduate profiles.

Build experience

Find opportunities, including part-time work, to develop employability skills and gain insight into different work environments.

Make it happen

How to market yourself effectively including writing academic CVs and CVs for jobs beyond academia, and performing well at interview.

Become professional

Advice on how to continue developing professional behaviours to help in your research and make an easy transition into the workplace.

PhD Careers programme: events and further resources

Plan ahead to make the most of your PhD. Find out about our PhD Careers programme to help you realise your ambitions.