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Careers and Enterprise

One-to-one support

Are you a QMUL PhD student or member of research staff?

We’d be delighted to talk to you about any career issue you want support with.  We’re experienced careers professionals, used to speaking to researchers about your career decision-making.  Often, conversations are around progressing an academic career, or thinking about the other multiple possible directions you could go in.

Conversations are neutral and confidential: we just want what’s best for you.

Appointments are usually 30 minutes and are held online via Teams, in the iQ East Building (Mile End) and occasionally at other campuses: contact us if you think your department or group could host us.

You can also use our appointments to discuss a forthcoming interview, or alternatively find a ‘Practice Interview’ slot – you’ll be asked to provide some details beforehand.

Find more information to support your career decision-making, applications and interviews.

PhD students can book appointments directly online on QM Careers Hub: look for ‘PhD/Early Career Researcher’ or ‘Practice Interview’. You’ll need to use your student details to log in.

Currently, postdoctoral researchers will first need to email to create a profile on the system. If necessary, please phone our information desk on 0207 882 8533 or visit the Careers & Enterprise Centre in the Scape at Mile End.


Student feedback

'It was very helpful and confidence-boosting. I got the impression that the Careers Consultant really cared, could sympathise, and that they knew a lot about where and how I should be applying my energies while looking for work.' 

'Thank you again for your help prepping for my interview... I got the job!!! Still can't quite believe it. I couldn't have done it without you and am so grateful for the extra time you gave me and put into it.'


Heather Barsam, Careers Consultant for Researchers

Kate Murray

Kate Murray, Careers Consultant for Researchers

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