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Online Resources

www.windmillsonline.co.uk  A career tool which encourages you to look at your motivations, values and skills relating to your career. 

www.vitae.ac.uk How to market yourself. Written for researchers. 


See the resources page of this website for a range of downloadable information sheets on a range of subjects from networking and job hunting to assessment centres and choosing a career. 

The Vitae website contains advice for Academic Job Interviews. 


Career Resources Booklets

A collection of booklets collated from various organisations:

Career Basics  Produces for an American audience, but does contain tips on CV writing, funding and grant applications, networking and leadership in the lab. 

Career Trend: Careers Away from the lab bench  Produced for an American audience, but does contain some useful advice together with some alternative career profiles. You will have to register your email address in order to receive PDF. 

Medical Communications  A guide for scientists wanting to work in Medical communications.

Skills Needs for Biomedical Research  Produced by the Association of British Pharmaceutical Industry, detailing at length the types of skills required for various roles within the pharmaceutical industry. 

Women in Science [PDF 3,558KB]  Aimed at women wanting to carve out a career in science.

Career Trend: Careers Away from the lab bench Produced for an American audience, but contain some useful advice together with some alternative career profiles.

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