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Careers workshops – postgrad essentials sessions 2017/18

Postgrad Essentials: Making the most of Manchester (CSPGE001) – Monday 2 Oct, 11:00-11:50, University Place Theatre B
Come along and hear what you can be doing to make the most of your time studying for a postgraduate degree at the University of Manchester. Open to PGT and PGR students from all Faculties, this session is a starting point in 45mins. Book your place using the Careers Service booking system CareersLink (www.manchester.ac.uk/careerslink), using the ‘Event ID’ 4118 as your search term.

Postgrad Essentials: Becoming an Academic (CSPGE002) – Wednesday 4 Oct, 13:00-13:50, University Place Theatre A
What does it mean to work as an academic and how is success measured? This short session will explore the life of an academic to help you decide if it’s for you! Open to PGT and PGR students from all Faculties, this session is a starting point in 45mins. Book your place using the Careers Service booking system CareersLink (www.manchester.ac.uk/careerslink), using the ‘Event ID’ 4119 as your search term.

Postgrad Essentials: Job hunting strategies (CSPGE003) – Monday 9 Oct, 11:00-11:50, University Place Theatre B
Hints and tips to get you started in your own job search. Open to PGT and PGR students from all Faculties, this session is a starting point in 45mins.
Book your place using the Careers Service booking system CareersLink (www.manchester.ac.uk/careerslink), using the ‘Event ID’ 4120 as your search term.

Postgrad Essentials: CVs (CSPGE004) – Wednesday 11 Oct, 13:00-13:50, Simon Building Theatre C
Dissect a CV and find out how to make a good impression with your written applications. Open to PGT and PGR students from all Faculties, this session is a starting point in 45mins. Book your place using the Careers Service booking system CareersLink (www.manchester.ac.uk/careerslink), using the ‘Event ID’ 4122 as your search term.

Postgrad Essentials: Covering letters (CSPGE005) – Monday 16 Oct, 11:00-11:50, University Place Theatre B
What goes into a covering letter and how to maximise your impact. This session will take a paragraph by paragraph approach to structuring a covering letter.
Open to PGT and PGR students from all Faculties, this session is a starting point in 45mins. Book your place using the Careers Service booking system CareersLink (www.manchester.ac.uk/careerslink), using the ‘Event ID’ 4123 as your search term.

Postgrad Essentials: Interviews (CSPGE006) – Wednesday 18 Oct, 13:00-13:50, University Place Theatre B
What to expect once you walk into the interview room. This short session aims to demystify the interview process and offer hints and tips on making the most of each interview opportunity. Open to PGT and PGR students from all Faculties, this session is a starting point in 45mins. Book your place using the Careers Service booking system CareersLink (www.manchester.ac.uk/careerslink), using the ‘Event ID’ 4124 as your search term.