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Support for Essex postgraduates – PhD students

As an Essex PhD student you can make use of all the support available from the Employability and Careers Centre while studying and after graduation. Some of the services available are:

  • Access to workshops or employer events offered in our events programme - use our online booking system to reserve your place.
  • Access to Essex’s Learning & Development courses for staff and PhD students.
  • Access to our online resources including our vacancy service Essex CareerHub.
  • Year-round access to our specialist Information Team and resources. Contact us to talk to our information team.
  • Our Careers Advisers offer help and support to all students. However, we recommend you use the resources suggested below before making an appointment.
  • Our job hunting resources for postgraduate researchers information sheet (.pdf)

Suggested Resources

Information, tools and materials to support Essex PhD students

  • SciVal explore citation information for research publications by University, groups of researchers and individuals across detailed subject areas.
  • Vitae
  • Beyond the PhD

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