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Tom Cammack, veterinary surgeon, offers careers advice to students based on his experience

Tom Cammack, vet at the RSPCA and UoN alumnus, talks about the importance of continuing professional development, gaining experience in a number of practices, the breakdown of his work and the…

From  Jackie Thompson on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 10 plays 0  

The value of the EMS and what an employer looks for when recruiting a vet

Matt Plumtree, Senior Clinical Director at YourVets talks about how the EMS can help student vets decide where they would like to work and what he looks for in applicants during the recruitment…

From  Jackie Thompson on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Vet jobs with the Animal and Plant Health Agency

Linda Smith, Veterinary Head of Careers at the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) explains about the four groups of vets they employ: field vets, veterinary advisers, vets in surveillance and…

From  Jackie Thompson on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 6 plays 0  

What does a field vet with the Animal and Plant Health Agency do?

Heike Luhmann, is a field vet and she talks about her role and the skills and qualities required. She also talks about the One Health concept within government work - what it means and the approach…

From  Jackie Thompson on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Are you a vet interested in research? Watch this!

Dr Vicky Strong, Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University, talks about her interest in research, how the skills she gained during her degree and clinical practice were important in her research, and…

From  Jackie Thompson on September 27th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

How my MPT degree lead to a career in teaching

Kelly Calladine, 2017 graduate, Teaching Assistant and Teaching Technician (at the University) talks about how the medical physiology and therapeutics (MPT) course has shaped her career in teaching.…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 29th, 2019 0 likes 7 plays 0  

How my MPT degree lead to a career in quality assurance

Michael Wild, alumnus, talks about how his degree in medical physiology and therapeutics (MPT) lead to a career in quality assurance. As a quality assurance technologist, Michael's role is to…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 29th, 2019 0 likes 8 plays 0  

How my MPT degree lead to medical training

Larissa-Nele Schaffert graduated from her degree in medical physiology and therapeutics (MPT) in 2017 and is now training to become a doctor. Larissa explains how the MPT course inspired her to…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 29th, 2019 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Be a STAR in your job interview

Lucie Whitfield from the Careers and Employability Service talks about how to answer competency-based interview questions using the STAR technique. STAR will help you structure your answer to impress…

From  Jackie Thompson on July 24th, 2019 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Careers team on Jubilee campus

Whether you have a plan or you're still figuring it out, the Careers and Employability Service is here for you. Whether you're studying or living on Jubilee Campus, find out about the…

From  Jackie Thompson on July 24th, 2019 0 likes 8 plays 0  

Changes in aerospace and what it means for graduates

Ian Stothers, Chief Technical Officer at Ultra Electronics, talks about the changes taking place in the aerospace industry and what that means for graduates. He talks about the skills and qualities…

From  Jackie Thompson on May 14th, 2019 0 likes 18 plays 0  

Innovation in the automotive industry and opportunities for graduates

Gary Colwill, Engineering Manager at Pektron, talks about the electronic innovations within the car industry, the qualities that graduates need in this sector and what he would want to ask at an…

From  Jackie Thompson on May 14th, 2019 0 likes 15 plays 0  

Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q3)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question three on the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: identify a sector challenge…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 3rd, 2019 0 likes 162 plays 0  

Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q1)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question one on the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: please state why you have…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 3rd, 2019 0 likes 229 plays 0  

Nottingham Internship Scheme - Application Form (Q2)

Luke Lynch from the Careers and Employability Service gives advice on how to answer question two of the Nottingham Internship Scheme application form. The question is: explain how your strengths and…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 3rd, 2019 0 likes 174 plays 0  

Shehla Imtiaz-Umer - Reflection and insights

Shehla Imtiaz-Umer, GP Trainee, reflects on her experiences so far and what that means for the future.

From  Jackie Thompson on March 18th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Shehla Imtiaz-Umer - Happiness at work

Shehla Imtiaz-Umer, GP Trainee, talks about the times she was happy and unhappy at work and what she learned from those experiences.

From  Jackie Thompson on March 18th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Emily Hancock - Happiness at work

Emily Hancock, GP Trainee, talks about times she was happy and unhappy at work and what she learned from those experiences.

From  Jackie Thompson on March 18th, 2019 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Emily Hancock - Reflection and insights

Emily Hancock, GP Trainee reflects on her experiences at work and what that means for the future.

From  Jackie Thompson on March 18th, 2019 0 likes 2 plays 0  

A career in the environmental sector - could it be for you?

Sachin Gosai, Geotechnical Engineer talks about his work at Arup and the sector. He explains how the needs of his clients are changing, and identifies two things he wished he'd known when he…

From  Jackie Thompson on March 4th, 2019 0 likes 40 plays 0  

Considering a career in the environmental sector? A local employer offers advice

Paul Bennett, Director of Delta-Simons Environmental Consultants gives an insight into the work of his company as well as advice to students considering working in the sector. He talks about the…

From  Jackie Thompson on March 4th, 2019 0 likes 38 plays 0  

Careers support for PhD researchers

Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, provides information and advice on how the Careers and Employability Service can support the career development of PhD researchers. Your starting point should…

From  Jackie Thompson on February 28th, 2019 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Working in a commercial setting with a scientific background

Kiri Granger, PhD alumna and Director of Neuroscience at Cambridge Cognition, talks about her job role and working in a commercial setting. She explores the differences in working in this type of…

From  Jackie Thompson on February 19th, 2019 0 likes 25 plays 0  

Developing your career during and after your PhD

Kiri Granger, PhD psychology alumna from Nottingham, talks about how she met her future employer at a conference during the second year of her PhD. From starting with Cambridge Cignition as a…

From  Jackie Thompson on February 19th, 2019 0 likes 5 plays 0  

Discover your career

We offer a world of possibility for our passionate staff, where together we all make a difference. Discover how you can further your career and unlock your potential at the University of Nottingham.…

From  Mark Williams on January 16th, 2019 0 likes 520 plays 0  

What does the Scientific Training Programme (STP) involve?

Ben Nicholson, Trainee Healthcare Scientist, explains what the NHS STP involves including what he does on a day to day basis, rotations and studying for a masters. He also gives an insight into the…

From  Jackie Thompson on January 7th, 2019 0 likes 56 plays 0  

A career in tax - it's varied and always in the news

Sam Nield, maths alumnus, is a tax associate at PwC. He secured an internship in his second year and was offered a job at the end of his degree. Sam talks about what he does on a day-to-day basis…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 29th, 2018 0 likes 40 plays 0  

Accountancy - much broader than you think

Lydia Hewitt, physics alumna, works as a finance analyst at Jaguar Land Rover, Lydia explains what she does on a day-to-day basis, the importance of people skills and gives advice on choosing a…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 29th, 2018 0 likes 82 plays 0  

Academic CVs - final thoughts (5/5)

Senior Careers Adviser, Clare Jones, gives her final thoughts on developing an academic CV and what you can do next. This is the fifth video in the series and if you want to have your CV reviewed,…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 53 plays 0  

Academic CVs - other academic duties (4/5)

In this fourth video in the series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, talks about the other academic duties and responsibilities that you will want to reference in your CV. Clare gives…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 50 plays 0  

Academic CVs - teaching section (3/5)

In this video, the third in a series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, provides examples of the type of experience you could include in the teaching section of your academic CV. This can…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 54 plays 0  

Academic CVs - research section (2/5)

In this second video in a series of five, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines the content to include in the research section. She offers advice on how to present your research and the type…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 68 plays 0  

Academic CVs - an introduction (1/5)

In this first video in a series of five short videos, Clare Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines how to structure your academic CV and why it's important to keep it up to date. For tips and…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 21st, 2018 0 likes 85 plays 0  

Encouraging Graduate Success with a Careers Day

In partnership with the Careers and Employability Office, Louise Thomson organised a mini careers day for students of MSc. Occupational Psychology, which saw alumni return to share insights of the…

From  Joe Bell on September 24th, 2018 0 likes 7 plays 0  

Four ways to enhance your career prospects

Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, offers advice to postgraduate taught students on how to make the most of your time at Nottingham to enhance your career prospects

From  Jackie Thompson on September 17th, 2018 0 likes 176 plays 0  

Your Careers team, here for you

Chris Jones, Senior Careers Adviser, talks about how the Careers and Employability Service supports postgraduate taught students to make informed choices about their future.

From  Jackie Thompson on September 17th, 2018 0 likes 222 plays 0  

Job interview success: get to know Mondelez

Want to know how to impress an interviewer? It's simple, get to know the company inside out. This is often called commercial awareness. Katya Savelieva, from Mondelez, explains what they would…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 28th, 2018 0 likes 197 plays 0  

Job interview success: get to know Enterprise Rent-A-Car

Want to know how to impress an interviewer? It's simple, get to know the company inside out. This is often called commercial awareness. Monica Fowler, from Enterprise Rent-A-Car, explains what…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 28th, 2018 0 likes 127 plays 0  

Job interview success: get to know Nottinghamshire Police

Want to know how to impress an interviewer? It's simple, get to know the company inside out. This is often called commercial awareness. Craig Guildford, Chief Constable from Nottinghamshire…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 28th, 2018 0 likes 89 plays 0  

How to overcome interview nerves

Everyone has interview nerves but what can you do to let the real you shine through? Kirstin Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, talks you through the various ways you can overcome your nerves before…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 24th, 2018 0 likes 578 plays 0  

Moving on from academia - a researcher's experience

Dr Josephine Welham talks about why she decided to leave her research career and how she identified what she wanted to do in the future.

From  Jackie Thompson on August 22nd, 2018 0 likes 101 plays 0  

How to overcome job interview nerves

Do you have an interview coming up? Are you getting nervous? Don't worry, Kirsty Barnard, Senior Careers Adviser, outlines the things you can do before and during the interview to overcome your…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 22nd, 2018 0 likes 2 plays 0  

Vlog: Sooo...what shall I do when I graduate? | Digital Marketing

Third-year student, Maria, explores options for when she finishes her degree in Contemporary Chinese Studies with International Relations. In this vlog, she talks about her experiences at the Digital…

From  Naomi Imms on August 21st, 2018 0 likes 104 plays 0  

Careers advice for Chinese graduates returning home

Jessy Cheng, our Global Employment Manager based in Shanghai, offers advice on the key three skills you need to be successful in the job market in China. She also focuses on the importance of work…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 156 plays 0  

Careers advice for Malaysian graduates returning home

Kohila Palanisamy, our Global Employment Consultant based in Kuala Lumpur, talks through the graduate recruitment process in Malaysia, where to look for vacancies and company information as well as…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 15th, 2018 0 likes 36 plays 0  

Expert advice on becoming an archivist

Dr Simon Innes-Robbins, Nottingham alumnus, Senior Curator at the Imperial War Museums gives an insight into the different types of archives in the UK. He also offers advice on the importance of work…

From  Jackie Thompson on July 3rd, 2018 0 likes 81 plays 0  

Vlog: Do I want to be a translator? Exploring career paths at a Spotlight On

Masters student, Joey, goes to a Spotlight On event, hosted by the Careers and Employability Service to find out more about becoming an interpreter and translator after she graduates. Hear from more…

From  Carla Froggatt on June 14th, 2018 0 likes 1 plays 0  

Vlog: How to ace your next job interview

Got a job interview coming up? Masters student, Joey, gives her top tips on how to prepare and score yourself the job.

From  Carla Froggatt on June 14th, 2018 0 likes 3 plays 0  

Working with children in a charity setting

Claire Perry loved teaching but decided she wanted to focus on the pastoral side of working with children. She's now a Childline Volunteer Co-ordinator for the NSPCC - it's an ideal role as…

From  Jackie Thompson on June 8th, 2018 0 likes 10 plays 0  

Working with children in education but not as a teacher

Lucy Hemsley, psychology alumna, talks about her role as a project worker at IntoUniversity. She was keen to work with children in the education sector or charity sector so IntoUniversity was a…

From  Jackie Thompson on May 29th, 2018 0 likes 44 plays 0  

Graduate career opportunities within Citizens Advice

Interested in working for a charity? Neil Clurow, alumnus (social policy and administration) and development manager gives an insight into the work of Citizens Advice, the types of roles available,…

From  Jackie Thompson on May 16th, 2018 0 likes 30 plays 0  

Medics: The benefits of networking during your Clinical Phase

Two F2 doctors, a fourth-year medical student and Dr Nick Raine-Fenning, reader and consultant, talk about the benefits of networking to fully explore a specialty and to build relationships for the…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 24th, 2018 0 likes 68 plays 0  

Medics: Maximise your time and build your CV during the Clinical Phase

Two F2 doctors and a fourth- year medical student give examples of how you can get involved in additional activities during your clinical experiences to build your CV and meet the requirements of the…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 24th, 2018 0 likes 63 plays 0  

Medics: Self awareness and reflection during your Clinical Phase

Two F2 doctors and a fourth-year medical student explore how they reflected on their clinical experiences - what they enjoyed, the positives and negatives of a specialism and their own strengths and…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 24th, 2018 0 likes 67 plays 0  

Medics: How your Clinical Phase can influence your career decision

Two F2 doctors and a fourth-year medical student talk about how their clinical placements uncovered some surprises in terms of their perceptions and their career thinking. Keep an open mind during…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 24th, 2018 0 likes 130 plays 0  

What will you do with your animal sciences degree?

Alumna Katy Hogg talks about her career path following her animal science degree and how she uses the skills she learned during her degree on a daily basis. She offers her advice to students…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 12th, 2018 0 likes 41 plays 0  

How to get a job with a charity

Sarah Hancock, philosophy and theology alumna, works for The Challenge. She gives advice on how you can stand out in the recruitment process, the skills charities look for and the evidence that you…

From  Jackie Thompson on March 8th, 2018 0 likes 51 plays 0  

From animal science degree to project management

Sarah Johns, Project Manager and animal sciences alumna talks about what her roles in project management within the science sector. She explains the relevance of her degree to project management and…

From  Jackie Thompson on February 16th, 2018 0 likes 26 plays 0  

Vlog: Sooo...what shall I do when I graduate? | Digital Marketing

Third-year student, Maria, explores options for when she finishes her degree in Contemporary Chinese Studies with International Relations. In this vlog, she talks about her experiences at the Digital…

From  Carla Froggatt on January 4th, 2018 0 likes 64 plays 0  

Advice for medical students considering academic medicine

Nick Raine-Fenning, Consultant Gynaecologist and Reader at the University talks about how he became an academic and provides advice to medical students who may be considering academic medicine as an…

From  Jackie Thompson on December 8th, 2017 0 likes 69 plays 0  

Combining my medical background with a legal career

Adam Harrison, a Nottingham alumnus, talks about how after training and working as a doctor, he decided to retrain as a lawyer. He now combines both his interests in medicine and the law in his…

From  Jackie Thompson on December 8th, 2017 0 likes 188 plays 0  

Putting together your application portfolio for medical specialist training

James Offer, Nottingham alumnus, explains what you should include in your application portfolio providing examples from his own experience. James also provides his top tips on getting your portfolio…

From  Jackie Thompson on December 1st, 2017 0 likes 160 plays 0  

Organising my F2 medical training year abroad

Ciara Deall, Nottingham alumna, talks about how she organised her F2 training year in Australia and why she decided to spend another year there working before returning to the UK to continue her…

From  Jackie Thompson on December 1st, 2017 0 likes 84 plays 0  

Steve Cave - Future Engineer (2)

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…

From  Alice Pearmain on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 68 plays 0  

Marian Habib - Future Engineer

Architectural Environment Engineering student Marian, talks about being able to use a 3D machine to develop a lighting system.

From  Alice Pearmain on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 76 plays 0  

Lexi Wheeler - Future Engineer (3)

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…

From  Alice Pearmain on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 39 plays 0  

Emily Terry - Future Engineer

Emily, Aerospace Engineering student talks about the skills she has established on the course to give her a solid foundation of knowledge when starting her career.

From  Alice Pearmain on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 51 plays 0  

Daniel Sanham - Future Engineer (3)

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…

From  Alice Pearmain on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 38 plays 0  

Adnaan Shakur - Future Engineer

Adnaan, Chemical and Environmental Engineering fourth year student discusses his industrial placement at RJM International.

From  Alice Pearmain on November 29th, 2017 0 likes 116 plays 0  

Pepsi - Tim Ingmire

Tim discusses his experiences working at Pepsi including the global impact the food processing industry can have on challenges such as water usage.

From  Alice Pearmain on November 27th, 2017 0 likes 403 plays 0  

LinkedIn: Connection Invitations

Are you looking to make connections on LinkedIn? To ensure you get positive responses to your request, follow the three P's! Hannah Woolley, Employability Education Manager from the Careers and…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 24th, 2017 0 likes 64 plays 0  

LinkedIn: Your Summary

Are you using LinkedIn to make contacts and search for job vacancies? Then you'll need a strong personal summary. Hannah Woolley, Employability Education Manager from the Careers and…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 24th, 2017 0 likes 80 plays 0  

LinkedIn: Your Professional Headline

Your professional headline is one of the first elements of your profile that LinkedIn users will see and so it's important to get it right. Hannah Woolley, Employability Education Manager, from…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 23rd, 2017 0 likes 113 plays 0  

Career advice | Get support from a mentor

Nerissa Culli, neuroscience student, joined the Career Mentoring programme because she wanted to find out the differences between academic and industrial research, what lab activities involved and…

From  Jackie Thompson on November 14th, 2017 0 likes 255 plays 0  

Career advice | Professional guidance from alumni

Amy Prosser, Senior Scientist at Sygnature Discovery, talks about her role as a mentor and the types of questions she gets asked by students. They range from how she chose her PhD and how she got…

From  Jackie Thompson on October 31st, 2017 0 likes 216 plays 0  

Career advice | How to write a great application form

Erica Sparkes, Employability Education Projects Officer gives her advice on making an effective job application.

From  Jackie Thompson on October 31st, 2017 0 likes 254 plays 0  

Career advice | How to ace an assessment centre

Shelley Ashenden, Senior Careers Adviser, gives her top tips for acing an assessment centre.

From  Jackie Thompson on October 16th, 2017 0 likes 330 plays 0  

Career advice | How to make your CV stand out

Cathy Sibley, Employability Education Projects Officer, gives her top tips on how to make sure your CV stands out from the rest and is placed in the 'interview' pile!

From  Jackie Thompson on October 16th, 2017 0 likes 791 plays 0  

Career advice | How to give a strong presentation

Luke Lynch, Employability Education Projects Officer, gives his top tips on how to deliver an effective presentations during the recruitment process. Often this is an activity that students or…

From  Jackie Thompson on October 10th, 2017 0 likes 218 plays 0  

Career advice | How to write an effective covering letter

Hayley Gilmore, Students' Union Employability Manager, gives her top tips on writing an effective covering letter when applying for a job vacancy.

From  Jackie Thompson on October 10th, 2017 0 likes 641 plays 0  

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

From  Nancy Coles on September 7th, 2017 0 likes 9 plays

Karen Cox - Career Support

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

From  Nancy Coles on September 7th, 2017 0 likes 4 plays

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…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 11th, 2017 0 likes 41 plays 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson on August 2nd, 2017 0 likes 39 plays 0  

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…

From  Sophie Moyses on July 21st, 2017 0 likes 800 plays 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson on July 7th, 2017 0 likes 351 plays 0  

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 valuable work experience including working as a parliamentary intern during the Referendum campaign.

From  Jackie Thompson on July 4th, 2017 0 likes 171 plays 0  

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.…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 20th, 2017 0 likes 92 plays 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 20th, 2017 0 likes 56 plays 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 20th, 2017 0 likes 123 plays 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 12th, 2017 0 likes 50 plays 0  

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.

From  Jackie Thompson on April 12th, 2017 0 likes 43 plays 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 7th, 2017 0 likes 40 plays 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 7th, 2017 0 likes 28 plays 0  

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.

From  Jackie Thompson on April 7th, 2017 0 likes 37 plays 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 5th, 2017 0 likes 83 plays 0  

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.

From  Jackie Thompson on April 5th, 2017 0 likes 122 plays 0  

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…

From  Jackie Thompson on April 5th, 2017 0 likes 32 plays 0  

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.

From  Jackie Thompson on April 5th, 2017 0 likes 84 plays 0