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Career Management

Exploring Career Options Beyond Academia (Biological and Health Sciences)

1/2 day

This event provides an opportunity to explore some of the career options available to you beyond academia. Speakers from a range of employers, both public and private sector, will talk about their own career journeys and careers within their areas. The event will provide insights into career paths and entry methods for these areas of employment.

Through attendance, you will have the opportunity to:

  • find out where PhD graduates and researchers do after graduation;
  • find out from PhD graduates and researchers about the real opportunities available outside academia;
  • identify the skills and competencies that employers look for in recruits;
  • understand how your skills as a researcher can be transferred to a range of occupations;
  • identify the steps that you need to take to move outside academia;
  • network with a variety of professionals;
  • receive handy tips on job searching.

Supporting information from the Careers Library will also be available.

11 April 2014

13:45 - 17:00
Lecture Theatre & Exhibition Space, Hadyn Ellis Building

Provider: UGC
Target Audience: RS & PGR