Support if you’re isolating

It’s really important to let us know if you are self-isolating.  Whether you’re living in campus accommodation or off-campus in York, you should complete the student self-isolation form. Not only does this help to keep everyone safe but it unlocks our package of support for you, including: £40 e-voucher to spend on food Loan of … Continue reading Support if you’re isolating

N8 CIR: Machine Learning

Machine Learning (ML) has been selected as a priority theme for the N8 Centre for Excellence in Computationally Intensive Research (N8 CIR). As part of this new initiative, they will be holding a short Zoom meeting for researchers and PGRs who are involved in ML at York (28th Jan 1:00-2:30). The aim of the meeting … Continue reading N8 CIR: Machine Learning

Part-Time Research Assistant Opportunity

The SIGN project, based out of the department of Theatre, Film, Television and Interactive Media (TFTI), is looking to appoint a postgraduate student on a casual basis to assist in a research project relating to the impact of diversity schemes on the career trajectory of those in the screen industries. The successful candidate will support a research … Continue reading Part-Time Research Assistant Opportunity

Funded HM Government Policy Placements: Information Session, 3rd Feb 14:30-15:30

The University is providing funding for three PhD students to undertake a policy internship within the government’s Open Innovation Team (OIT).  The OIT is a cross-government unit that works with experts to generate analysis and ideas for policy. In addition to its growing team of permanent civil servants, we also have PhD placement students who … Continue reading Funded HM Government Policy Placements: Information Session, 3rd Feb 14:30-15:30

The Library over the winter break

The Library has published an update about opening hours and support over the winter break. A library timeline for the vacation

Making the most of your PhD

January can be a time of reflecting on the past year, whilst thinking about the months ahead. What better way to start your year than with a look at potential extra opportunities and experiences that you could take part in, to really get the most out of your PhD? Join our Postgraduate Careers Consultant, Janice … Continue reading Making the most of your PhD

Think tank internships and jobs

If you’re interested in careers that link to policy and research, have you thought about working for a think tank ? Smart Thinking is a great careers resources for this sector, with lots of useful articles and advice as well as job and internship listings. This article on transitioning from academia to think tanks could be particularly useful.

So what are you going to do when you finish your PhD ?

I wonder how many of you will have that conversation with friends, family or colleagues over the Christmas vacation ? Whether you’re working towards a career plan, facing a change of plan, or still not sure what you want to do, the Careers and Placements team at York is here to support you. The vacation … Continue reading So what are you going to do when you finish your PhD ?

BBSRC: professional internships for PhD students

Work placements are available for BBSRC-funded PhD students under the Doctoral Training Partnership programme. You should be interested in gaining work experience at BBSRC’s Swindon office in: corporate policy and strategy science and innovation policy public engagement project management. You can gain work experience unrelated to your PhD through a three-month professional work placement at … Continue reading BBSRC: professional internships for PhD students

Help make Pint of Science happen

Pint of Science returns to venues across York in 2022 to continue its mission of empowering individuals and organisations to engage with the public and share their scientific research in an accessible, relaxed, and creative manner. They are looking for volunteers in York to help make Pint of Science happen. This will involve helping to … Continue reading Help make Pint of Science happen