PhD Employability and Career Development
Information on opportunities for PhDs to develop and enhance their employability.
Latest News: May 20th - May 27th, 2013
Are you doing a PhD in Biosciences? Applications are now open for this year's Biotechnology YES. This is a wonderful opportunity for those doing a PhD in Biological Sciences to develop career skills in a fun environment, whilst representing the University of Leicester. Just go to www.biotechnologyyes.co.uk for further details. If you want to join a Leicester team in taking part please contact Martin Coffey on MGC5@le.ac.uk.
This parallel competition is for those doing a PhD in Biomedical Sciences. If you would like to take part, please contact Martin Coffey on MGC5@LE.AC.UK
For more information on these opportunities please go to the Activities and Opportunities section, above.
PhD internship Opportunities
We currently have two PhDinternship opportunities available.
One is a paid internship, which also allows the PhD student to work from home. For people from Psychology or Management background.
The other is an opportunity to develop an e-book training system. The successful intern will receive a range of key employment training free of charge.
If you are interested then please go to the Internship section for more information.
If you are a female PGR coming to the end of your science PhD you may be interested in this Fellowship opportunity.
Calling all PhDs
Opportunity to present your work at a local conference.
Are you doing your PhD research in a science topic? If you are interested in ways of applying your expertise then you may be interested in media fellowships.
Career Events from the 2011/2012 academic year
You may be interested in some research and media articles on the field of professional careers, available in the Stop-press section.