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  • Careers

    First impressions

    27 April 2012

    In today’s competitive jobs market, graduates need to get noticed. Simon Perks explains how to make a standout application

  • Careers

    Working in isolation

    27 April 2012

    Living in rural or remote areas can make job hunting even harder. But there may be more opportunities than you think, explains Charlotte Ashley-Roberts

  • Careers

    Working abroad

    31 March 2012

    Working in another country affords a world of new experiences and opportunities, says Charlotte-Ashley Roberts, but there’s a lot to think about before you start packing

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    The apprentice

    1 March 2012

    A university education isn’t the only way to get started in chemistry - there are advantages of learning on the job with an apprenticeship

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    The drugs detective

    27 January 2012

    Rian Charles tells Hayley Birch that getting a job as a forensic scientist takes conviction