Events run by Careers Network

Our broad programme of events covers all your careers needs, from help with making career choices to meeting employers and succeeding in your job applications.  

Registering for events

Details on how to register for events can vary, but most registrations are made through Careers Connect. Please see each individual event for full details.

Some of these events will not be open to postgraduate students in the Business School and Department of Economics, but a full programme of tailored events are organised and run each term in the Business School by the Careers in Business team.

Coming up next...

 

Start-Up Summer Camp

Date
Monday 18th (10:00) - Thursday 28th June 2018 (15:00)
Location:
BizzInn - Birmingham Research Park
Description
Thinking of starting your business? Get training at our Start-Up workshops and make use of FREE office space between June - September to help get your business started.

Strategic Public Engagement: A guide for Postgraduate Researchers

Date
Tuesday 19th June 2018 (10:00-12:00)
Location:
Muirhead Tower room 118
Description
Get practical tips on how to maximise the impact of your research through public engagement

Impact Challenge 2018

Date
Monday 25th (08:30) - Friday 29th June 2018 (17:00)
Location:
Univerity of Birmingham
Description
The Impact Challenge gives you invaluable work experience that and supports local employers by working in teams to work on real-life projects.

An Academic Career: What's Involved?

Date
Monday 25th June 2018 (10:30-12:00)
Location:
Arts 101
Description
Find out more about what it takes to be an academic, the work involved and whether an academic career might be for you.

Developing Yourself for an Academic Career: tips and priorities

Date
Monday 25th June 2018 (13:00-15:00)
Location:
Arts 101
Description
Find out more about how to develop yourself, look after yourself and put yourself in the best position for a career in academia.

Preparing research funding and fellowship applications: practical tips

Date
Tuesday 26th June 2018 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Arts Lecture Room 4 (101)
Description
Get practical tips on how to write convincing research funding bids and postdoctoral fellowship applications.

Writing academic job applications: who gets hired?

Date
Wednesday 27th June 2018 (10:00-11:30)
Location:
Mechanical Engineering G42
Description
Get top tips on writing applications for academic jobs and avoiding common mistakes

Preparing for Academic Interviews: tips and techniques

Date
Thursday 28th June 2018 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Muirhead Tower Room 113
Description
Get practical tips on how to prepare for and perform well in interviews for academic jobs.

Medical and Life Sciences PhD Careers Day: Careers Beyond Academia

Date
Tuesday 3rd July 2018 (10:30-15:00)
Location:
Medical School - Various Locations
Description
Meet employers, get advice and pick up tips from a range of PhD alumni now working in a variety of sectors and organisations.
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