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Advice for PGRs & PhDs

Most careers advice is equally applicable to undergraduates and researchers, but there are some additional resources that are useful to those that have studied at a higher level.
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Applying for a postdoc job? Here are 18 tips for a successful application

Securing a postdoc position is fiercely competitive. We speak to academics and career advisers to see how you can improve your chances of standing out

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10 ways to make the most of your time as a PhD student

Get involved in events, join the chatter on Twitter – and don’t be put off by annoying words like ‘networking’

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Applying for a postdoc job? Here are 18 tips for a successful application

Securing a postdoc position is fiercely competitive. We speak to academics and career advisers to see how you can improve your chances of standing out

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a unique pan-European initiative providing access to a complete range of information and support services to researchers wishing to pursue their research careers in Europe or stay connected to it. http://ec.europa.eu/euraxess/

Taking The Research Leap - So you have completed your Masters. You enjoyed the experience of postgraduate work. And you’ve caught the... #jobsacuk

After navigating for years within the academic profession, you may be concerned about the types of questions to expect in a professional job interview http://www.jobs.ac.uk/careers-advice/interview-tips/2200/preparing-for-a-professional-job-interview-after-the-phd/

CV of failures: Princeton professor publishes résumé of his career lows

Johannes Haushofer is assistant professor of psychology and public affairs at Princeton, but his CV of failures proves his career path has been less than smooth.

Choosing a PhD subject - A well-chosen doctoral thesis will have a focus that can be explored in the appropriate time and built on in the future

Early career academics would be better off working in ‘less prestigious’ unis

I’ve never felt so valued working in a post-1992 university, says our anonymous academic – fledgling academics are missing a world of opportunities in pursuing ideas of prestige

How to break back into academia when you've had a baby

A career gap can leave you lacking contacts and confidence. Three academics tell us about a fellowship that helped them return