Events for Postgraduates

Details of upcoming Careers Network events which are relevant to Masters and PhD students.

If you are applying for a Masters or PhD, take a look at our Apply Yourself and Top Tips workshops.

We also run events specifically for international students as well as employer presentations and sector events.  If you are a postgraduate researcher you may also want to look at the University Graduate School events page.

Please note: You may need to create a graduate account on Careers Connect to book onto some of these events.

Postgraduate careers events

Browse and sign up to the latest events below:

Innovative Researchers: Professor Roy Bicknell

Date
Thursday 27th February 2020 (14:00-15:00)
Location:
IBR Seminar Room (access via Medical School)
Description
Come and hear how Roy Bicknell, Professor of Functional Genomics has partnered with Cancer Research UK to create a joint-venture company to commercialise his ground-breaking research resulting in a novel targeted therapy for solid tumours.

Life beyond Your Doctorate: Social Sciences PhD Careers Day

Date
Monday 2nd March 2020 (10:00-15:00)
Location:
Westmere House (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
A Careers Conference for Social Sciences PhDs: alumni talks, networking and workshops to help you explore post-doctoral career routes and prepare for your next steps.

PhD Job Club Tutorial: Writing your CV or job application

Date
Wednesday 4th March 2020 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
Muirhead 122
Description
Top application-writing tips for jobs both within and beyond academia, followed by time to work on your applications with the PGR Careers Adviser

Career planning workshop for Masters students

Date
Wednesday 4th March 2020 (14:00-15:30)
Location:
Careers Network Employer Training Room G30 Aston Webb
Description
Explore how you make choices and what influences these, and create a strategy for the future.

PhD Job Club Tutorial: How to explore your career options

Date
Thursday 12th March 2020 (15:00-16:30)
Location:
Westmere House - Seminar Room (G15 on the Campus map)
Description
Pick up tips and strategies on how to explore what post-PhD career options are out there for you at this small-group tutorial

PG Skills - Leadership

Date
Monday 16th March 2020 (11:30-13:30)
Location:
Careers Network - Employer Training Room - G30 Aston Webb
Description
Insight in to effective leadership skills and the importance of this in the workplace.

Innovative Researchers: Dr Tim Gilbert

Date
Tuesday 17th March 2020 (11:00-12:00)
Location:
Physics West - Room 106
Description
Come and hear how Tim, PhD Civil Engineering alum, works with and supports innovators and entrepreneurs as a Patent Attorney for Swindell & Pearson.

PG Skills: Excel for the workplace

Date
Wednesday 18th March 2020 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Learning Centre LG13
Description
Excel can be a powerful and useful tool for day-to-day administrative tasks as well as more complex work-related projects when you know how to use it to your advantage.
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