Postgraduate students at Nottingham

October 10, 2022, by Jackie Thompson

Master’s Students: Don’t Miss Out

By Jackie Thompson, Information and Communications Manager

You’ve just started your course and you may think you’ve got ages to think about what’s next after your master’s. Of course, you have a whole year or longer to consider your next step, but there are so many career activities taking place this term we don’t want you to miss out. 

Whether it’s coming along to our careers fairs to meet recruiters, finding an alumni career mentor or exploring your work experience options, find out how we can help you in four easy steps! 

1. Watch our video

In this short video, meet Jo and learn about how we support postgraduate students.

2. Browse our online careers guide, begin!

Our Guide to Your Career gives you a glimpse of many aspects of your career journey. From getting involved in university activities to boosting your job prospects and securing an internship or graduate job, there’s something for everyone. Navigate four simple sections and dip into our short articles depending on the support you need. Plus, explore real-life student case studies that bring these experiences to life. Wherever you are with your career journey, this is where you can begin!

3. Check out job and further study application timelines

We’ve produced a handy online guide to the application timescales for applying for work experience, graduate jobs, and PhD study. Use this timeline to understand what you need to do and when. We have a dedicated webpage for postgraduate-taught students with quick links to other parts of the site.

4. Follow us on Instagram

Head over to our official Instagram account where we’ll be sharing useful snippets of gentle advice, guidance, and inspiration around career planning. It doesn’t matter what stage of the career journey you’re at. 

Once you’re ready to dig a little deeper, take a look at our website, browse our events or book an appointment with an adviser.

Posted in Postgraduate Taught Students