Along with the resources listed here, we have take away literature within the Career Service.
|The Alternative Guide to Postgraduate Funding: Student grants from charity|
Detailed listing of alternative sources of funding from charitable bodies; application tips; section on crowdfunding
Leadership Foundation for Higher Education
|MBA Exchange http://www.mba-exchange.com|
Select the "Candidate" option for a lot of useful information and career resources, including background information on companies that typically recruit MBAs, a section for women MBAs and advice on CVs, interviews and networking. Free registration f
|MBA Match http://www.mbamatch.com|
Offers free registration for its job search and CV posting facilities. You can also get advice on your CV and download e-books on CVs and interview technique (there is a charge for these products and services)
|National Postgraduate Committee http://www.npc.org.uk|
The representative body for postgraduate research students and contract research staff. Contains lots of useful information, advice and guidance.
|Postgraduate study and research http://www.careers.dept.shef.ac.uk/flipbooks/pgstudyresearch |
A Careers Service briefing booklet
Career Planning and Support
EURAXESS UK is a British Council managed hub which aids researchers in their career development, supporting mobility and acting as a support mechanism for researchers moving abroad or moving to the UK.
|My Prospects career planner http://www.prospects.ac.uk/myprospects_planner_login.htm|
Will help you to understand yourself, reflect on the skills you have gained and match them to potential occupations
|Research Careers Initiative http://www.universitiesuk.ac.uk/Pages/Default.aspx|
Universities UK information on the careers management and development of contract research staff on fixed term contracts
|University and College Union http://www.ucu.org.uk|
the recognised union for academic and academic related staff, including contract researchers. UCU provide advice, information and support to staff on fixed term contracts.
|University researchers and the job market http://www.agcas.org.uk/assets/download?file=1093&parent=422 |
Practical career development resource for research staff
National organisation championing the personal, professional and career development of doctoral researchers and research staff in higher education institutions and research institutes. Contains an extensive careers section.