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Let’s get one thing clear – I’m not saying everyone needs to do a placement or an internship. In fact I’m writing this to stress that there is more to work experience than a 3 month placement – a placement may not be what you need at all. For researchers, whether PhD student or research staff, a placement may not be practical, possible or preferable.

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You’ve just finished your conference presentation and breathe a sigh of relief.

resized_creepy-willy-wonka-meme-generator-no-please-i-would-much-rather-stand-here-answering-questions-than-be-at-home-ddadf5 Well done, you made it through to the end without anything going wrong.
Then you realise the worst of it isn’t over.
You say those fateful two words “any questions?”
You can’t breathe and time seems to stand still, as you wait for people so start asking the most awkward questions ever, with the joint aim of showing off how good they are and making you feel stupid. Read the rest of this entry »