Want to join the Careers Service team?

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Are you interested in working 1:1 with students? Do you have excellent people skills and experience of giving 1:1 advice in a workplace or voluntary setting?

Why not apply to become one of our CV advisers?

The Careers Service is now recruiting paid part-time CV advisers for the next academic year.

CV advisers provide 1:1 CV, covering letter and LinkedIn profile feedback to students and graduates of all degree disciplines and academic stages as part of a drop-in service, via email and at Careers Service events.

Applicants must be a Newcastle University student throughout the 2016/17 academic year.

Deadline to apply: Monday 2 May 2016Print

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PhD students wanted for part-time role in the Careers Service

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CV Adviser
Ref C994C
Faculty/Services Professional Support Services
Department Careers Service
Job Type Administrative Support
Hours of Work Part time
Salary: £8.16 per hour (including holiday pay)
Closing Date: 20 May 201

You will provide 1:1 CV and covering letter feedback to students and graduates of all degree disciplines and academic stages as part of a drop-in service, via e-mail and at Careers Service events.

You will undertake training with regard to best practice in CV writing and basic advice and guidance skills.  You will also be expected to develop and maintain a thorough knowledge and understanding of the resources and services offered by the Careers Service and liaise effectively with colleagues across the Service.

Qualified to at least degree level (or equivalent), you will have experience of giving 1:1 advice in a workplace or voluntary setting. You must be enterprising and self-motivated, with excellent written English and oral communication skills.  The ability to deal sensitively with students and graduates is essential, as is the ability to motivate. You will be flexible with a proven record of reliability.

Applicants must be a Newcastle University postgraduate student throughout the academic year 2012/13.

Candidates should submit a CV and covering letter with their application.

These posts are fixed term from September 2012 until March 2013.  Each CV Adviser will work a minimum of 4 and maximum of 10 hours per week.

Selection exercises:  Week commencing 28 May 2012
Final interviews for those successful in the selection exercises: 13 and 15 June 2012

Potential applicants are welcome to contact Stephanie Barton, Careers Service Information Team Manager, to discuss the posts further (tel. 0191 222 8051).

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PGR part-time job with iridium

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Postgraduate Researchers

Newcastle University | Newcastle upon Tyne | £13.67 per hour     

iridium is a collaboration between Research & Enterprise Services, the Digital Institute, Information Systems and Services, the Library and MEDEV, SMSED. It is funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) under the second phase of their Managing Research Data programme.

We are looking for 2 postgraduate students from the Faculty of Medical Sciences to join the support team for iridium, a project which aims to produce a complete holistic plan and infrastructure for research data management at Newcastle University.

What you get:
– A part-time job that will enhance your CV;
– Up to 6 hours work per week at a rate of £13.67 per hour (inclusive of £1.47 per hour accrual of holiday pay) until 31st March 2013;
– Access to a project office with IT facilities;
– The opportunity to play a real role in a real project – the support team will not be limited to routine or menial tasks;
– The opportunity to work with staff from across the University.

Closing Date: 19/03/2012

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne

Person Requirements: – Faculty of Medical Sciences postgraduates (or those with close interdisciplinary collaboration) who expect to be at the University until 2013;
– Availability to work for 2 hours per week during normal office hours at a time scheduled to suit you;
– People who are resourceful, enthusiastic and motivated;
– Excellent communication skills with a good standard of written English;
– IT literacy with proficiency in MS Office.

How to Apply: We need your CV and a covering letter that tells us why you want the job, why you think you’d be good at it and how you think that you fulfil the success factors given in the job description. Please discuss this application with your postgraduate studies supervisor to confirm that it will not negatively impact your degree.
To submit your application, please send it to Lindsay Wood at no later than 0900 on Monday 19 March 2012.