From Networking to Interviews – Career events for Autumn 2014

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Workshops arranged by PGR Development

The following workshops support PGRs in various stages of career preparation covering: an introduction to the essential skills in career management; networking for your career; making an impact at work; advice to help make effective academic applications and practicing your interview skills.  The sessions are given by two external consultants who have a wide experience in delivering events for personal  and career development.

The workshops supplement our provision for the online Career Development Portfolio, but are open to all PhD students at Liverpool.

The sessions and dates are as follows. Each event will be repeated later in the year (See the CLL booking system for further information). Please follow the links below for further information.

Date Time Workshop
6th November 2014 9:15- 12:30 Career Management
13th November 2014 9:15- 12:30 Networking
20th November 2014 9:15- 12:30 Interview Skills
27th November 2014 9:15- 12:30 Making an Impact
4th December 2014 9:15- 12:30 Academic Applications

Use the above links to book your place. All workshops will take place in 126 Mount Pleasant. However,  places are restricted to 15 per workshop. Please, only book a place if you are sure that you can attend on that date.

You may also want to consider our next Career Development Networking Event, which takes place on the 19th November, pm on campus. The event is aimed at those on the Career Development Portfolio, but is open to all PGRs at Liverpool.

For those in Science and Engineering:

LivWiSE speed networking 6 Nov 2014 17:30 to 19:00 (GMT)
University of Liverpool, School of Engineering, Harrison Hughes

LivWiSE speed networking sessions are intended to act as an introduction for participants to get to know more members of LivWiSE, interact with companies and find out about different people and areas of work, study and research in STEM.

The event is a great opportunity to meet LivWiSE industry partners and develop networks for your future career.


How to raise your independent profile? #vitaehangout

27 November 2014, Online event – open to ALL PGRs (- national event arranged by VITAE)

Online Q&A for postdoctoral researchers on self-promotion, pitching your ideas, networking and developing your independent profile inside or outside academia. Book via Vitae site above.

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