Aneesah Akram, 2nd year Chemistry student Applying for the QMentoring scheme I spent my first year at QMUL adjusting to my course, socialising through societies, and trying to figure out my options and interests. Having enrolled onto the undergraduate MSci Chemistry programme, I knew that my career interests laid within the research and development sector, … More Student Story: Aneesah’s QMentoring Experience
We’re looking for passionate student volunteers on 13th January to join Enterprise Nation at the most exciting start-up show of the New Year at QMUL. StartUp 2018 is the UK’s biggest start up show of the New Year for over 2,000 keen entrepreneurs. At this one day event, they will hear from inspiring entrepreneurs and … More Join The StartUp 2018 Volunteer Squad!
Are you a social sciences or humanities postgraduate interested in pursuing a research career, but not sure if academia is the right path right for you? Read on to find out more about other opportunities for using your research skills… A large number of humanities and social science Masters and PhD students go on to … More Careers outside of academia for humanities and social science researchers: think tanks and social research organisations
Projects are performed by organisations in every industry and sector around the world. They enable organisations to change, grow, make better products or be more efficient. Project managers are vital to the success of such projects as they ensure the project is delivered on time, within budget and meets the expected objectives. Although a top … More Guest blog: Is project management the career for you?
So, you’ve decided that research isn’t for you? That’s okay – there’s life beyond the lab! Here are three alternatives that will allow you to put your undergraduate and/or postgraduate science degree(s) to good use. Patent attorney If you’re interested in the law as well as science, you might want to think about becoming a … More Guest blog: Three non-obvious careers for science graduates
Many students who are considering a PhD do a Masters degree first. So what advantages do you get as a Masters student or graduate applying for a PhD, and how can you make best use of your time? There are three main aspects of a PhD application – motivation, skills and knowledge – which can … More From an MSc to a PhD
Students aspiring to land places on graduate schemes in the city should start their career planning as early as possible. With many of our Masters students moving to live in the UK for the first time, and many Masters courses lasting only one academic year, getting your head around the UK labour market, applications and … More PGT: How to become an Investment Banker