With many taught Masters courses being of just a year or so in
duration, the time can pass by very quickly.
If you intend to start a graduate-entry job on completion
of your Masters course, you almost have to start considering
the next stage of your career at the start of this one, as
some employers advertise opportunities a year in advance of the
start date. This applies to many public-sector opportunities,
such as the National Civil Service, NHS graduate schemes, the
national Local Government Scheme, as well as many private-sector
Get advice and support from
Much of this website will be of benefit to you. Whilst we work
closely with some departments and their Masters students, you may
like to come to the Careers Service to find out the range of
information, events and support available to you. We are
located on the third floor of University House on the Hull campus
and in the Library Area of the Scarborough campus.
There are limited opportunities which specify that a Masters
qualification is necessary, so you should include the vast range of
graduate opportunities in any job search.
In an application, you will need to show an employer how your
Masters has benefited you, in terms of the skills and knowledge you
have developed. Skills and knowledge both need to be relevant to
the job you are applying for.
For information about the type of work, and a breakdown by
subject areas of Masters students, view
What do Masters Graduates Do?
Your Masters...What Next?
The CIHE has just released a report on what employers want from
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Research Gate is a networking site for
scientists, and boasts over a million members worldwide.
It also has job details in scientific
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Social media - guide for
Social media: A guide for researchers
One of the most important things that researchers do is
to find, use and disseminate information, and social media
offers a range of tools which can facilitate this. Social media can
change the way in which you undertake research, and can also open
up new forms of communication and dissemination. It has the power
to enable researchers to engage in a wide range of dissemination in
a highly efficient way.
The International Centre for Guidance Studies (ICGS)has produced
a guide to help individuals make an informed decision about
using social media. The guide discusses the use of social
media for research and academic purposes and will not be examining
the many other uses that social media is put to across
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