Making the most of your PhD, online event, 26 January

Although your PhD work is your priority, getting involved with activities beyond your own research can be beneficial for your employability, professional development and your mental health and wellbeing. This online event on 26th January, 13.00-14.30, will highlight a range of activities and opportunities that will help you to expand your experience and transferable skills, … Continue reading Making the most of your PhD, online event, 26 January

What do researchers do ?

Vitae recently published the latest edition in the ‘What do Researchers do ?’ series, exploring the destinations and career paths of doctoral graduates. These latest finding have been analysed from the HESA ‘Graduate Outcomes’ data from 2018-19 doctoral graduates. You can read summary slides on the Vitae website and/or watch recordings of a recent event … Continue reading What do researchers do ?

Global Partnerships casual worker opportunity: Apply now

Application deadline: COP Tuesday, 31 January, 2023Interview date: Monday 13 February, 2023Start Date: Monday 27 February, 2023 The Global Partnerships team are seeking a postgraduate research student to assist with research and general support in a range of areas relating to the University of York’s international engagement. The successful applicant will have strong research and … Continue reading Global Partnerships casual worker opportunity: Apply now

UK Civil Service Fast Stream Recruitment opens soon

The Civil Service have announced the application window for the 15 different leadership and specialist schemes on offer. Applications will open on 8th December and close on 22nd December. More details here. These schemes run for several years and aim to develop future leaders with some also including support to obtain specialist or professional qualifications. … Continue reading UK Civil Service Fast Stream Recruitment opens soon

UK Civil Service Updates

You might be aware that recruitment to the Civil Service Fast Stream was suspended earlier this year while the government looked at different options for reducing costs. Following some changes to the scheme they have announced that recruitment for 2023 will open in December. If you are interested in applying the website includes a pre-registration form … Continue reading UK Civil Service Updates

Free online course: Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers

The Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers MOOC has re-opened and will be available to all researchers until July 2023.  This online course is designed specifically for research students and staff who are exploring their career options and preparing for the next stage in their career, whether in academia or beyond. It is a 4 part/week … Continue reading Free online course: Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers

Recruitment Fairs next week

If you’re considering job opportunities in sectors outside academia you might be interested in attending our autumn term recruitment fairs next week. They give you the chance to explore graduate schemes with large employers in a range of work areas and sectors and the chance to meet employers. Most employers will not be looking for … Continue reading Recruitment Fairs next week