Category Archives: Philosophy

mainly for philosophers

Prepare for the 2017 Careers Fair

….the big 3 day Fair is coming up fast, 10-12th October! Whatever stage you’re at in your university life, it pays to go to Careers Fairs – a chance to meet a wide range of employers, plus attend talks on a … Continue reading

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Welcome back!

Hello – and welcome/welcome back – from new student to finalist and beyond! – I hope you’ve all had a great summer. I just want to alert you to a few new/updated resources on the Careers Service website – including … Continue reading

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Psychologists – and other PPLS subjects – will be in demand in graduate careers of the future…

It’s hard to escape articles on the effects of robots and AI in the job market – speculation on which jobs will go, which will stay and evolve, where the new growth areas for graduates will be.  A recent article … Continue reading

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Your philosophy skills in the workplace – what do they look like?

There’s lots of talk of all the great transferable skills you get from studying philosophy – but what does that really mean? What are these skills, and what do they look like in action at work? Happily for current philosophy … Continue reading

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Working out your career direction – help is on hand!

It can be daunting trying to sort out a career direction that’s going to suit you – there’s just so many ways your degree can take you – using your subject knowledge, or all those skills you’re developing that are … Continue reading

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Translate your philosophy skills into the workplace….

Ever wondered how you were going to ‘sell’ your philosophy skills to employers, or just how your skills play out in the workplace? Use the handy guide below to give you ideas on how to talk about your skills in … Continue reading

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About to graduate? What next?

For some of you the answer’s easy:  start my graduate job with xxxxx (after a relaxing summer post-exams) start my PG course in September after a relaxing summer away from studies start my gap year by earning some money and … Continue reading

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