Employability and Careers 

Career planning

There are various opportunities within the Biology Department to help you with your career planning. Whether you've got a clear idea of what you want to do next, or not the faintest clue - there's something for you.

  • Coffee and Careers sessions - these regular sessions feature external speakers that come in to share the low down on their career paths, job roles and opportunities within their sector. The sessions are small and informal, and take place over coffee and freshly-baked cookies.
  • CV Review - send your CV to Amanda Barnes (amanda.barnes@york.ac.uk) for feedback.  Include information about the job you're applying for and the closing date if have them.
  • Mock Interview - job interview coming up? Amanda can hold a mock interview with you.
  • Appointment with Student Employability Manager - all PhDs and Research Associates are welcome to book an appointment with Amanda to discuss their career plans, training needs or any other issues relating to their current and future roles. 

Career planning links