PhD graduate careers stories

Careers case studies can help to illustrate the wide range of career options available to you after graduation.

You may also find that they provide useful advice, and give you insight into day to day life in different job roles.   

You can visit our growing bank of PGR Careers case studies from University of Birmingham graduates to find out what former PGRs have gone on to do.

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Carys Howell

Story from Carys Howell, a Portfolio Manager at BBSRC who graduated in 2020 with a PhD in Biosciences.

Celia Pullen case study

Case study from Celia Pullen who took part in the Global Challenge: Museum Victoria Intern, Melbourne, Australia and studied BA History and French Studies.

Chad Baker

Chad Baker, an MEng Civil Engineering students, took part in the Careers Network Mentoring Scheme. Chad was paired with an industry expert in the field of engineering.

Chit Lee

Chit Lee, mentored Jing Tang, a software engineer at Google, through Careers Network Mentoring Scheme. Chit is an Artificial Intelligence and Computer Science student.

Christina Manns case study

Case study from Christina Manns, an English Editor at MDPI, who studied BA English and graduated in 2020
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