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A quick guide to a CV for a PhD application
Whilst it may include a lot of the same information, a CV for a PhD can be slightly different from a CV for a graduate job. This page describes some key things to consider when writing a CV for a PhD application.
About Careers Network
Find out about Careers Network, the University's careers and employability department.
About Reverse Mentoring
Reverse mentoring is one of many innovative activities being piloted as part of Transformation West Midlands, funded by the Office of Students, to make a positive change to the West Midlands region, increasing opportunities of local jobs for local graduates.
About the Access to Your Career (A2C) Scheme
About the Access to your Career (A2C) Scheme, providing exclusive guidance and opportunities designed to support students from less advantaged backgrounds.
About The Birmingham Project
A description about The Birmingham Project, a project aimed a first year undergraduates.
About the Personal Skills Award (PSA)
About the Personal Skills Award at the University of Birmingham
About the Professional Development Module
Information regarding the Professional Development Module within the College of Social Sciences.
About Transformation West Midlands (TWM)
Transformation West Midlands is an OfS funded project between University of Birmingham, Newman University and University College Birmingham, to support local students and graduates into local employment by building a diverse graduate talent pipeline for West Midlands employers.
A career in academia usually means a combination of research, teaching and administration (depending on your post and institution).
Academic Adjacent careers
Information on academic-adjacent career areas: careers that are closely linked to academia but don't involve directly undertaking research or teaching.
College of Arts and Law
College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
College of Life and Environmental Sciences
College of Medical and Dental Sciences
College of Social Sciences
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