Research Bites in August – Careers advice for PhDs

'The world is your lobster'
‘The world is your lobster’

This month’s theme is Careers advice for PhDs, and will be entirely delivered by our colleagues in the Careers service. Supervisors and early career researchers may also be interested.

Join us for an informal 20 minute session. Just turn up, no need to book. Tea/coffee and a cake provided!

CV tips for PhDs
Thursday 13th August, 12.00, County South Meeting Room 7 (C89)
This session will cover the format of an academic CV, a traditional CV and show examples of both.
Kathryn Morey-Scarfe & Jo Hobbs, Careers & Employment Advisers, Careers

Finding your first research job
Friday 14th August, 12.00, County South Meeting Room 7 (C89)
This session will identify the key resources to assist you in finding your first researcher position.
Kathryn Morey-Scarfe, Careers & Employment Adviser, Careers

Succeeding at interviews
Thursday 20th August, 12.00, County South Meeting Room 7 (C89)
How to prepare for academic job interviews, hints and tips on how to succeed and common academic interview questions.
Kathryn Morey-Scarfe, Careers & Employment Adviser, Careers

The importance of networking for early career researchers
Friday 21st August, 12.00, County South Meeting Room 7 (C89)
Learn why building your professional network is important as a researcher, and understand what you’re looking to achieve, what you have to offer, and how you can make the most of your network.
Shelley Morgan, Careers & Employment Adviser, Careers

** This will be the last month of Research Bites in 2014-2015 **

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