In theory, a PhD is simple – research a topic, come up with some original ideas, and write about it. Easy, right? Nope… Academic work-wise, we all know that a PhD is never so simple. It’s not a straight line that you follow with no bumps in the road, it’s a winding path, a rollercoaster … Continue reading Self-funding my first year
On the 27th of November, SGSAH held a Heritage Careers Day at the National Galleries Scotland for researchers looking to explore their prospects in the Scottish heritage sector. Registration for the event filled up extremely fast, so for those who were not able to attend the day in person, I've made note of a few … Continue reading SGSAH Heritage Careers Day
SGSAH are recruiting a new blogger! On Friday I spoke briefly about my experience of blogging for SGSAH at their annual Welcome event at the National Museum of Scotland. It was lovely to have the opportunity to do this, as last year’s SGSAH Welcome event had a hugely positive impact on the first year of … Continue reading Blogging for SGSAH
Our guest post today comes from Katrina Gardner, Careers Manager for Research Staff and Students at the University of Glasgow. Find out more about the University of Glasgow careers services here. Today I have that feeling of contentment that comes with a job well done, having just organised another very successful mock interviews and networking event for our … Continue reading What do Employers ‘out there’ think of Arts PhD students?