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Karen Cox - Top Three Things

Professor Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 2013 - 2017, speaks about the top three things she appreciated most about working for the University of Nottingham

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Karen Cox - Career Support

Professor Karen Cox, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 2013-2017, speaks about how the University of Nottingham has supported her career

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Nottingham Consultancy Challenge - working on a research project for Romax Technology

Carlos Bianco, Head of Commercial Operations, talks about the research project that he set our students as part of the Nottingham Consultancy Challenge. He explains what they are going to do with the…

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What does a sports consultant do? Richard Watton, alumnus, explains

Richard Watton, who works for The Sports Consultancy in London, talks about his role liaising with cities and sporting bodies to deliver high profile events. He also explores the skills you need and…

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Our research leaders of tomorrow

Our Anne McLaren and Nottingham Research Fellowship schemes produce the next generation of outstanding research leaders. We are recruiting an unprecedented number of research fellows as part of a…

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A look back at the Nottingham Advantage Award 2016-17

Through the Nottingham Advantage Awards our students develop their employability skills through the completion of three extracurricular modules. There are 300 modules to choose from and it's…

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Nadia Whittome, first year law student talks about her interest in politics and experience to date!

Nadia talks about her interest in politics and how she has gained value work experience including working as a parliamentary intern during the Referendum campaign

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How The Vine Community Centre benefited from our student consultants

Cheryl Hemmings, Centre Manager and Rupert Aikman, Board Director talk about how a group of multi-disciplinary students helped to raise the profile of The Vine and encourage more people to volunteer.…

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John Hess, BBC editor talks about the challenges faced by political journalists

John Hess, worked for BBC East Midlands Today between 1997 and 2015, In this video he talks about the challenges of political journalism, the difference between regional and national reporting and…

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John Hess, BBC political editor talks about pursuing a career in journalism

John Hess, worked for BBC East Midlands Today between 1997 and 2015. In this video he talks about his interest in politics and the skills you need to become a journalist. In this competitive area of…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Using the Careers and Employability Service

During Emma's third year of her PhD Chemistry, she made the most of the help available from the Careers and Employability Service. She had a one-to-one appointment with careers, a CV and…

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds, PhD alumna - Sharing her career plans with her supervisors

When Emma decided she wanted to move into industry after her PhD in chemistry, she talked it through with her supervisors. They were incredibly supportive.

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - moving into commercialising research

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about how his interest grew from an interest in research to how research ideas were commercialised and the roles he then…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, PhD alumnus - Leaving academia?

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He talks about the reasons why he thinks using the term 'leaving academia' is outdated and suggests alternatives.What do you…

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Dr Alasdair Taylor, chemistry alumnus offers advice to PhD students leaving academia

Alasdair is the Industry Programme Manager at The Royal Society. He offers several pieces of advice to PhD students thinking about leaving academia based on his own experiences.

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Chris McDonald from Golder Associates talks about his career in waste management

Chris McDonald, Principal at Golder Associates, talks about his career in waste management and sustainability. He advises students interested in the environmental sector to think about what type of…

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Emily Buddin - Using the skills from her geography degree in transport planning.

Emily talks about her interest in transport planning and how she uses the skills developed during her geography degree in her job on a daily basis.

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Dr Victoria Richards talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service

Victoria talks about how she used the Careers and Employability Service during her PhD studies. The workshops and one to one appointments she attended helped her secure her first job at The Royal…

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Dr Victoria Richards - From PhD Chemistry to Senior Editor

Victoria talks about her role as Senior Editor at Springer Nature and how she gain experience and developed her editing skills during her studies at Nottingham.

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Dr Carl Mundy, PhD alumnus talks about using the Careers and Employability Service

Carl talks about how the Careers and Employability Service helped him achieve his career aim. He attended a range of workshops and now on reflection says he should have used them more!

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Dr Carl Mundy - PhD Astronomy to Data Analyst

Carl talks about how his interest in writing software during his PhD lead to his interest in data analysis. He also identifies the transferable skills he developed during his PhD, through a work…

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Dr Carl Mundy, PhD alumnus, talks about the job application process

Carl, who competed his PhD Astronomy, secured his first position as a Data Analyst with Tessella. He gives an insight into the application process he experienced with Tessella

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Dr Emma Taylor-Steeds - My career journey from my PhD

Emma talks about the career choices she made during her PhD Chemistry and the equality and diversity roles she secured within higher education.

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Alexander Stephens, engineering alumnus, talks about his move into the construction sector

Alexander studied mechanical engineering and now works for Bouygues, a UK construction company. He talks about his role, why he moved into the construction sector, why he loves it and the…

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Louise, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Louise Wheeler, undergraduate studying Mechanical Engineering student at The University of Nottingham, discusses her industrial placement and the experience she has gained from the University having…

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Daniel, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Daniel Sanham, final undergraduate studying Electrical and Electronic Engineering student at The University of Nottingham, discusses his industrial placement at Renault F1 and the experience he has…

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Steve, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Steve Cave, undergraduate studying Product Design and Manufacture at The University of Nottingham, discusses his industrial placement and the experience he has gained from the University having such…

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Matt, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Matt Farndon, undergraduate studying Chemical Engineering at The University of Nottingham, discusses his course experience and how group work will set him up for a great career in the industry.

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Grace, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Grace Pownall, undergraduate studying Civil Engineering student at The University of Nottingham, discusses her summer placement and the experience she has gained from the University having such…

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Alex, Future Engineer at The University of Nottingham

Alex Grey, third year undergraduate studying Architectural Environment Engineering student at The University of Nottingham discusses his industrial placement and the experience he has gained from the…

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Dr Tamela Maciel, a PhD graduate, talks about her role in science communication.

Tamela, Space Communications Manager at the National Space Centre, talks about her role and gives advice on the skills and experience that are helpful if you want a career in science communication.

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Dr Tamela Maciel talks about using her PhD within science communications.

Tamela, Space Communications Manager at National Space Centre talks briefly about her role and moving into industry rather than academia following a PhD.

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John Pearson, geography alumnus, talks about getting a job with the Foreign Office

John talks about the career routes into the Foreign Office, the work experience and skills that would be helpful when applying for a position and how he uses the skills he developed during his degree…

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Roger Freestone, Industrial Tutor, offers advice to students considering a career in the pharmaceutical industry

Roger offers advice to students considering a career in pharmaceuticals about what they need to know about the industry, the latest development around the world and in the UK, and how students can…

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Carwyn Jones, maths graduate, talks about his first role within the pharmaceutical industry

Carwyn started his career as a medical sales rep (also known as 'carrying the bag') and he talks about what this involves, the training and progression routes. Carwyn is now Partner at Open…

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Clive Olamiju, classics graduate, talks about his role at Propercorn

Clive talks about his role as Operations Executive at Propercorn, a highly successful small business whose popcorn is sold in supermarkets and outlets worldwide. Clive talks about how the skills he…

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Joe Hesford, English and philosophy graduate, talks about his role at Vodafone

Joe talks about his role as Commercial Finance Manager at Vodafone, how he utilises the skills developed during his degree in his currrent role and his advice to other arts graduates interested in a…

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Francesca Jaffa, a recent graduate, talks about her role at Deutsche Bank

Francesca, a joint honours German and philosophy graduate, talks about her role as a Junior Employee Relations Specialist, why she chose to work for a global bank and why she chose a career in human…

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eMentoring - bring your career ideas to life

Laura Mingley, biology graduate talks about how the eMentoring scheme helped her gain a first-hand insight into the career that interested her. She asked her mentor, Paul Little, an alumnus of the…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Having an intern to focus on our exhibition redesign

Jamie Duff, Heritage Officer at Green's Mill and Science Centre, talks about how the Nottingham Internship Scheme has helped the charity to focus on redesigning their visitor exhibition. Jamie…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Helping students to build their CV

Ross Davies, Director at Strafe Creative, talks about how they have supported students to gain the skills and experience for the creative sector through the Nottingham Internship Scheme. The…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Bringing fresh ideas and skills to build the business

Emma Brown, Head of Project Management at Protolan, talks about how the Nottingham Internship Scheme has been so successful because the interns have brought in new ideas and skillsets to build…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Recruiting new talent for the business

Aaron Dicks, Managing Director at Impression, talks about how the Nottingham Internship Scheme has enabled him to recruit new talent for the business - achieving a 100% conversion rate! Ben Garry,…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Gaining experience in my chosen career

Rachel Flaxman, classical civilisation student, talks about her summer internship at Green's Mill and Science Centre and how it has given her an insight into a career in heritage. Rachel's…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Developing the skills for working life

Shannon Berridge, English student, talks about her summer internship at Strafe Creative - how she has developed the work-related skills that she will need for working life and gaining some work…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Improving my coding skills

Matt Kempa, computer science student, talks about his summer internship at Strafe Creative and how he developed his coding skills through the projects he worked on and the advice from the directors…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Working for a small company

Ollie Thompson, mechanical engineering student, talks about his summer internship at Protolan - the advantages of working for a small to medium-sized enterprise. Ollie's internship was organised…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Working in a professional environment

Daniel Markcoons, mechanical engineering student, talks about his summer internship at Protolan - the work he was involved with and how he gained a valuable insight into a professional working…

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Nottingham Internship Scheme - Making an impact

Ben Garry, BA English graduate, talks about his internship as a digital marketing executive and how he improved the online visibility of his clients' businesses and that of his employer,…

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American and Canadian Studies Alumni event 2016

Staff and students from the Department of American and Canadian Studies met with former students to discuss career opportunities.

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Ryan Burnett, American and Canadian Studies alumnus, explains how his degree course shaped his career

Ryan Burnett, American and Canadian Studies alumnus, explains how his degree course shaped his career

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Giselle Kennedy, American and Canadian Studies alumna, explains how her degree course shaped her career

Giselle Kennedy, American and Canadian Studies alumna, explains how her degree course shaped her career

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Office Wear Fashion Show

Find your office style at the Office Wear Fashion show. Leading clothes retailers around Nottingham have teamed up on our panel, which also includes leading graduate employers, to show off the…

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Graduate Jobs Fair 2016

Discover your passion at the Graduate Jobs Fair. Find out how diverse your options really are, and explore different roles in different sectors. www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers/gradjobsfair.

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Inside view - hear from our School Direct Primary trainees

Four of our School Direct Primary trainees talk to us about their experiences of the course. The course combines hands-on teaching in primary schools with support and theory practice here at the…

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eMentoring Thank you

A short thank you video from the Director of Careers and Employability at The University of Nottingham, Nalayini Thambar, thanking the alumni of the University for the time and support they have…

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Getting a graduate job - Biosciences

In this interview with a Biosciences student, Andrew Fitzmaurice, Recruitment Director of MorePeople, gives us his hints and tips about careers and employability.…

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Faculty of Arts Futures Festival 2015

As a Faculty of Arts student, we invite you to the Futures Festival, a showcase of all the amazing opportunities, activities, projects and experiences you can get involved in during your time here.

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London PR, Nottingham Internship Scheme

A short video of interns and former interns placed by the University of Nottingham via the internship scheme at Nottingham company London PR. Filmed and edited by Alex Wilkinson of Alex Wilkinson…

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Sport Lived, Nottingham Internship Scheme

A short video of interns and former interns placed by the University of Nottingham via the internship scheme at Nottingham company Sport Lived. Filmed and edited by Alex Wilkinson of Alex Wilkinson…

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Go Dine, Nottingham Internship Scheme

A short video of interns and former interns placed by the University of Nottingham via the internship scheme at Nottingham company Go Dine. Filmed and edited by Alex Wilkinson of Alex Wilkinson…

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Communicating Nutrition Advantage Award

Two students talk about the Communicating Nutrition Advantage Award module they took. For more information visit: http://www.nottingham.ac.uk/careers/students/advantageaward/index.aspx

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Non-interactive video interviews: part one

A short introduction to non-interactive video interviews, often used by employers during the recruitment and selection process.

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Summer Internship Scheme - an introduction for employers

Chris Colegate from the Careers and Employability Service talks about the Summer Internship Scheme and how local SMEs have benefited from employing our talented students for 8-12 weeks.

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Summer Internships Scheme - Instantview

Mark Habgood, CEO at Instantview and Nick McBlain, computer science student, talk about their experience of the Summer Internships Scheme, organised by the Careers and Employability Service.

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Summer internships - ICN

Geoff Baker, CEO at ICN, Prachi Jain, management studies student and Greg Dougall, economics with Chinese studies graduate share their experiences of the summer internship scheme.

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Summer internship - ATG

Gary King from ATG Global, and James Carter and Naichen Xing, UoN engineering students, talk about their experiences and benefits of the summer internships scheme.

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Faculty of Arts Futures Festival

It’s never too early to start thinking about your future and the Faculty of Arts Futures Festival is the perfect place to get you started. The festival will give you lots of ideas about how to…

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Graduate job market in China

Liting Zhang, Global Employment Manager for the Careers and Employability Service, provides tips for Chinese students returning home looking for graduate employment. She covers the employer…

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Careers and Employability Service

Duong An, studying MSc Manufacturing Engineering and Management, explains how he used the service and secured a graduate job with Rolls-Royce. There is a specialist careers adviser who works with PhD…

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IT Community Consultancy Project

This project offers The University of Nottingham’s computer science students the opportunity to work with local charities to provide technology solutions to issues they face. The students gain…

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Nottingham graduate hits the airwaves in South East Asia

Film and Cultural Sociology graduate Andrew Whitelaw is hitting the big time in sports radio in South East Asia. Leaving The University of Nottingham with a love of football and media, Andrew's…

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Working at The University of Nottingham

Find out about the rewarding and successful careers we offer at Nottingham University.

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Join Our Nottingham Advantage Award

The award-winning Nottingham Advantage Award builds on students' extracurricular interests and personalises their career development. Listen to contributions from the graduate recruiter…

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An invitation to our Women's Networking Event

If you want to start your own business or rise to director of a FTSE 100 company, there's nothing stopping you. Watch this invitation to our Women's Networking Event from Nalayini Thambar,…

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Careers Roadshow 2013

Campus Cam finds out how the Careers and Employability Service have been celebrating #UoNAmbition at the Careers Roadshow, asking students and staff to share their ambitions and advice. For more…

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Careers and Employability Service

Second year History student, Laurence Britton, introduces the Careers and Employability Service. This information can be found in an alternative format on their website or by visiting the service in…

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Welcome to Biomedical Sciences

Professor Steve Hill and Dr Ting Kang-Nee introduce Biomedical Sciences at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus and talk about the opportunities available with an undergraduate Biomedical…

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Self Awareness SUBS 30.10.13.mpg

To find your ideal career you'll need to devote time to think about yourself: your personality, values and learning style. You can then use these to assess the suitability of your career…

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Art History student lands her dream job

University of Nottingham graduate Amy Concannon landed her dream job when she became an Assistant Curator at Tate Britain. Her career advice - focus and get plenty of work experience. Amy is now…

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Making the Development of Employability Skills more Obvious to Students

Jo Robinson explains how the School of English helps students to tailor their studies to develop a wide range of skills for their future careers.

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The Transition to, and through, University Study

Dr Jo Robinson talks about the connections between developing students' subject-specific and academic skills and the skills that will help them into employment.

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