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Welcome to DCW Consultancy.  Providing comprehensive workshops and coaching for PhD candidates, graduates and early career professionals.

This service is led by Dr Danielle White, an independent Education Consultant who has created workshop content for hundreds of students and thousands of young people (examples of work).  Danielle is an expert in career decision making within a modern employment market having spent years working as a careers coach and researcher exploring factors that shape and block people’s thinking in relation to actively planning and navigating their career. Having lectured across three Universities for eight years Danielle has first hand experience of PhD transitions and is passionate about supporting this cohort to reflect upon their options in such a way that proactive action is possible.

Danielle has read extensively around the subject of career transition and labour market change, participates regularly in conferences and has conducted research and published in this area.  She is an active member of the Association of Graduate Career Advisory Serives (AGCAS), The Northern Advanced Research Training Initiative (NARTI) and Vitae where she participates in a national working group aimed at developing resources for PhD candidates, graduates and ECR.

Danielle is the transitions advisor for the Frank O’sullivan Syndicate a registered charity supporting the reintroduction of traditional youth clubs into the UK and the Chair of Calm Connections a new Community Interest Company supporting families experiencing conflict.  She has over eight years experience in academia and works regularly with Huddersfield University, The University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University.