Events for Postgraduates

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Welcome to the Postgraduate Careers Network events page.

Here you will find 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:

U21 & PwC Innovation Challenge

Date
Monday 26th November 2018 (14:30) - Sunday 27th January 2019 (23:59)
Location:
Online Course
Description
The Universitas 21 and PwC Innovation Challenge is an online competition open to all postgraduates. The competition starts in January 2019 but you can register your interest now.

Biosciences Careers in and out of the lab

Date
Thursday 24th January 2019 (17:00-19:00)
Location:
Biosciences NG08
Description
A careers event for Bioscience postgraduate and undergraduate students highlighting careers in and out of the lab.

PhD Job Club Tutorial: Writing your CV or job application

Date
Tuesday 29th January 2019 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
Westmere House - Seminar Room (G15 on the Campus map)
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

PhD Job Club tutorial: How to explore your career options

Date
Wednesday 6th February 2019 (15:00-16:15)
Location:
Arts 105
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

Innovative Researchers: Breakfast with Professor Kai Bongs

Date
Tuesday 19th February 2019 (10:00-11:00)
Location:
Watson Building - 310
Description
Come and hear how Kai Bongs, Professor of Cold Atom Physics & Director of UK Quantum Technology Hub for Sensors and Metrology is creating innovative inventions for real-world application across a wide range of sectors in collaboration with industry.

Career planning workshop

Date
Thursday 21st February 2019 (14:00-15:30)
Location:
Careers Network - Employer Training Room - G30 Aston Webb
Description
This interactive session will get you reflecting on how you make career choices and equip you with a range of tools and ideas to move forward.

PhD Job Club Tutorial: Writing your CV or job application

Date
Thursday 28th February 2019 (14:00-17:00)
Location:
Westmere House - Seminar Room (G15 on the Campus map)
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

PhD Job Club tutorial: How to explore your career options

Date
Tuesday 5th March 2019 (10:00-11:15)
Location:
ERI room 144
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

PhD Job Club Tutorial: What type of post-PhD work might suit me?

Date
Wednesday 6th March 2019 (15:00-16:15)
Location:
Arts Building - 119
Description
Learn more about what really matters to you in your future work and how to apply this to your job search.

Innovative Researchers: Afternoon tea with Dr Jeremy Kidwell

Date
Wednesday 13th March 2019 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Law Building - Room 112
Description
Come and hear how Dr Jeremy Kidwell, Lecturer in Theological Ethics is using participatory research methods to create innovative research and impact.

PG Skills: Blogging

Date
Tuesday 19th March 2019 (14:00-16:00)
Location:
Careers Network - Employer Training Room - G30 Aston Webb
Description
Using social media and blogs to show your knowledge and passion for your area of interest can be a useful way to stand out to employers.

Innovative Researchers: Afternoon tea with Professor Roy Bicknell

Date
Monday 25th March 2019 (15:00-16:00)
Location:
Institute of Biomedical Research building - Seminar Room - 1st Floor
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.
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  • Top Tips for Applying for a Masters
    Find out what makes a good Masters application and top tips and resources on funding and searching for the perfect course for you.
    Mon 28 Jan 2019 14:15
    Careers Network, Employer Training Room, G30 Aston Webb
  • Top Tips for Applying for a Masters
    Find out what makes a good Masters application and top tips and resources on funding and searching for the perfect course for you.
    Mon 11 Feb 2019 10:15
    Careers Network, Employer Training Room, G30 Aston Webb
  • Top Tips for Applying for a Masters
    Find out what makes a good Masters application and top tips and resources on funding and searching for the perfect course for you.
    Fri 22 Feb 2019 15:15
    Careers Network, Employer Training Room, G30 Aston Webb
  • Applying for Masters & PhDs - Application and Funding advice
    Wed 06 Mar 2019 14:00
    To be confirmed
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