August: CV writing, networking, interview and finding your first research job

In August, Research Bites will be hosting colleagues from Careers. These sessions have been really popular in previous years, so get there on time for a seat and a piece of cake! Live streams will start at 12.00 BST, but please be patient as there is sometimes a short delay.

August 2017: Careers

Just turn up, no need to book! Tea/coffee and a cake provided.

CV tips for PhDs

Thursday 3rd August, 12pm, Bowland North SR 1. Live stream at 12.00 BST

This session will cover the format of an academic CV, a traditional CV and show examples of both.

Kathryn Morey-Scarfe & David Mashiter, Careers & Employment Advisers, Careers

Finding your first research job

Monday 7th August, 12pm, Bowland North SR 1. Live stream at 12.00 BST

This session will identify the key resources to assist you in finding your first researcher position.

Kathryn Morey-Scarfe & Kirsty Thornton, Careers & Employment Adviser and Careers Consultant, Careers

Succeeding at interviews

Tuesday 15th August, 12pm, Bowland North SR 1 Live stream at 12.00 BST

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

Bring your biography – advice for Early Career Researchers

Wednesday 16th August, 12pm, Bowland North SR 1. No live stream.

A chance to review your biography and personal profile and explore the steps you can take to increase their impact. Remember to bring your biography and CV with you.

Elaine Davies, Careers Consultant

The importance of networking for Early Career Researches

Wednesday 23rd August, 12pm, Bowland North SR 1 Live stream at 12.00 BST

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

Look forward to seeing you there!

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 **