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Engineering Industrial Placements support at the University of Nottingham

The University of Nottingham supports students in finding and applying for engineering industrial placements. Students have found placements with companies such as Rolls-Royce, Jaguar Land Rover and…

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Engineering Careers support at the University of Nottingham

Do you need advice about interviews, writing applications, or just wondering what career choices are available for Engineering students? The University provides career support in helping students to…

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Biology Careers with Tom Reader

Biology, Genetics and Zoology Course Lead, Tom Reader, talks about the careers available after completing a biology degree: https://www.nottingham.ac.uk/ugstudy/course/Biology-BSc…

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Careers in Immunology with Luisa Martinez-Pomares

Luisa Martinez-Pomares talks about the careers after an Immunology degree in the school.

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University Park Campus tour | University of Nottingham

Take a tour around our beautiful University Park Campus and get a feel for what it's like to live and study at UoN. Have a look round our Students' Union, see the libraries and find out…

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Vlog: Figuring out what I want to do with my life | University of Nottingham

Chris talks about how he went from having no idea what he wanted to do for his career, to securing a grad scheme which he'll start once he graduates. He explains how the University's…

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How to keep going when the going gets tough

Max Thorpe shares lessons he learned the hard way in the toughest race on earth and his journey exploring and building resilience.

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Vlog: How to measure your successes and improve, with Petru

Measuring progress and rewarding yourself when you succeed is vital in staying motivated and achieving your goals. In this video Petru discusses the theory and how you can measure success in your…

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Your Careers and Employability Service

Find out how the Careers and Employability Service can support you no matter what stage of your career journey you're at. Whether you have no idea or a career in mind we're here to help…

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Choosing track rotations: Mixed

This video is a short talking-head interview with fifth year student Harriette Pink who explains why she chose a mixed track.

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Choosing track rotations: Equine

This video is a short talking-head interview with fifth year student Taylor Jones who explains why she chose an equine track.

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Choosing track rotations: Research

This video is a short talking-head interview with fifth year student Megan Turner who explains why she chose a research track.

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Choosing track rotations: Small animal

This video is a short talking-head interview with fifth year student Caitlin McIntosh who explains why she chose a small animal track.

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Choosing track rotations: Equine

This video is a short talking-head interview with fifth year student Samantha Hood who explains why she chose an equine track.

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Introducing our first careers vlogger, Jasmine 👋

Jasmine is a second year liberal arts student with an interest in pursuing a global career. Stay tuned and follow Jasmine's story as she shares her experiences to help you on your way to finding…

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Careers and Employability: Working with Charities

Careers Day provides our students the opportunity to ask about life as a new graduate and to meet potential employers. This recording is of the Q & A Panel for Working with Charities held on the…

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Careers and Employability: Working abroad

Careers Day provides our students the opportunity to ask about life as a new graduate and to meet potential employers. This recording is of the Q & A Panel for Working Abroad held on the January…

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Careers in translation

Hear from Nottingham alumni about their careers in the translation industry. Shannon McLean, German alumnus, is a project manager at AST Language Services. Maisie, a German with Dutch alumnus, works…

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Taking time out from my research - what I did and the benefits

Abigail Hernandez, PhD student, talks about why she applied for the Building Experience and Skill Travel Scholarship (BESTS), the application process, the best and worse parts of her experience at…

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Your CV review

To make the most of your CV review appointment with an adviser, watch our video to find out what areas of your CV they will focus on. Do some preparation on these areas and there will be more time to…

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7 Tips for Success at a Careers Fair

Philosophy student Hannah gives you 7 top tips for success at a careers fair.

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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…

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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…

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What is the Nottingham Advantage Award?

The Nottingham Advantage Award is the University of Nottingham's free employability scheme that helps you prepare for the job market and formally recognises 200 extracurricular activities.

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How to take part - Nottingham Advantage Award

The Nottingham Advantage Award is the University's free employability scheme. Here, members of the team explain how you can get involved.

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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…

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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…

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Open Days Placements Video - Faculty of Social Sciences

6 minute video. Faculty Placements Manager Stephen Vaccarini and recent placements intern Sarah Lazar talk about the School's placements and internships offer.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Shehla Imtiaz-Umer - Reflection and insights

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

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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.

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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.

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Emily Hancock - Reflection and insights

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

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Academic CVs - final thoughts (5/5)

Explore our 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, book an appointment at…

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Academic CVs - other academic duties (4/5)

In this fourth video in the series of five, the focus is on other academic duties and responsibilities that you will want to reference in your CV. We provide plenty of examples of the types of…

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Academic CVs - teaching section (3/5)

In this video, the third in a series of five, you will see examples of the type of experience you could include in the teaching section of your academic CV. This can include delivering seminars and…

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Academic CVs - research section (2/5)

In this second video in a series of five, find out what content to include in the research section. She offers advice on how to present your research and the type of evidence you should include in…

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Academic CVs - an introduction (1/5)

In this first video in a series of five short videos, find out how to structure your academic CV and why it's important to keep it up to date. For tips and pointers on developing content for…

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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

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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,…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Marian Habib - Future Engineer

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

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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…

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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.

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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…

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Adnaan Shakur - Future Engineer

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

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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.

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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