Careers for Postgraduates

The Careers Service is not just for undergraduates. We’re here to support our taught and research postgraduates too.

Whether you’re just starting out, are an experienced professional or a career changer we have the resources and people to help you manage and develop your career.

Check out our targeted postgraduate resources for our current (and recent) postgraduates

  • Taught postgraduates - current and recent Including our video messages from the Students' Union partnering with the Careers Service and our new interactive online career resources, just for taught postgraduates
  • Research postgraduates - current and recent Including our PhD alumni profiles, career planning resources, our academic careers website and how to build your career from day one of your research degree
  • Postgraduate careers talks Both coming up and resources from recent talks, just for postgraduates
  • "How to ... " guides Practical advice for managing your career as a postgraduate covering a wide range of topics
  • Academic careers UPDATE: Latest news on the replacement for our website, An Academic Career, which has now been retired, plus job hunting resources for academic institutions within reach of Manchester

Thinking about applying for postgraduate study?

Our resources for current postgraduates can help you think about where a postgraduate qualification might take you.

If you want to know about applying for postgraduate study, look at our dedicated resources covering both taught and research postgraduate qualifications.