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Monday, January 16, 2017

5 Simple Ways to Get More from a PhD, Right Now | FindAPhD blog

"A PhD is a research degree, but there’s more to a PhD than research." continues FindAPhD.

Most students have the chance to teach or demonstrate, to organise or present at conferences, to write and publish professionally or to take part in public engagement activities at some point during their degrees.

This is good thing, because, whatever career you choose to follow, you can guarantee it won’t just involve doing research.

But traditional development opportunities such as teaching and publication can be time-consuming and hard to guarantee. They also have a habit of turning up just as you’re incredibly busy with your thesis.

So wouldn’t it be great if there were some more flexible methods to get more out of your time on a PhD and boost your CV? Well, actually, there are!

Here are five ways in which you can start developing yourself as a PhD student and enhancing your skills and CV, right away:
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Additional resources
Events like our Postgrad LIVE! fairs offer some unique opportunities to learn more about Masters and PhD. We've picked five of the most valuable in this post.
5 Things You Can Learn at a Postgraduate Study Fair

Source: FindAPhD blog