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Due to the coronavirus, the University is currently closed and the Postdoc Careers Service is operating an online provision. You can still speak with a postdoc careers adviser via Skype or phone and we've moved our workshops online, all details are in the drop down menu under 'Appointments and What's on' above. We are thinking of all our researchers and your teams during this period.

Meet the Postdoc Careers Team...

...and discover five reasons why you should register for our specialist service

Register with the Postdoc Careers Service

You can then access all of the key resources mentioned in the video - and more - and book appointments with the advisers.

1. CV help

To get help with your CV and cover letter, download the book 'CVs and Cover Letters for PhDs and Postdocs' or pick up a copy from the Careers Service

2. Interview help

To prepare for an interview read a Quick Guide: Academic interviews, Interviews for R&D in industry, Interviews for non-research jobs

3. Fellowship help

We can give you feedback on your fellowship proposal - read our advice on Funding and fellowships

4. Get inspired

Read our pages on careers outside of academia to see what other postdocs have gone on to do and how you can use your skills.

5. Meet a careers adviser

Want to meet with a careers adviser? Have a look online for the time that suits you best.

Not a Cambridge postdoc any more?

If your postdoc contract has ended, you can continue to use the Careers Service website. You need to register with us as a former postdoc to do this.

Register as a former postdoc