We offer a range of new, and continuing opportunities for those preparing for their career, including a new workshop on Entrepreneurship and a new programme to share your research in local schools this summer.
Firstly: what do you want from us in terms of career provision?
Please can you spare about 5mins to complete this short survey? You responses will be used to inform both the future provision offered by PGR Development and the Liverpool Doctoral college in terms of workshops, placements and other events.
The following workshops are now open for booking to all PGRs at Liverpool:
Building a Successful Academic Career – 18th March pm
Introduction to Entrepreneurship, 15 April
Career Management 3rd March
Developing Networking skills 21st April
Developing your Interview Skills 28th April
Making an Impact at work 18th Feb 2016 – 5th May
Making Academic Applications 25th Feb 2016 – 12th May
Postgraduate Research (PhD/MRES) students: 30 minute guide to improving your CV – 18th Feb, 11th March – booking open in the CareerHub one week in advance.
Career related skills:
And there are also Viva sessions:
The last online course this academic year for those wanting to develop a personal career plan starts on the 12th April.
>> further details and registration (Registration is through Liverpool Life)
You can access the PGR Development Career Management Skills Resources independently of all courses and workshops.
Teaching opportunities in local Schools: Working with Widening Participation and the Brilliant Club we can now offer a new programme for teaching short sessions in schools, to introduce your research to secondary school pupils. For further information please come to the opening event:
Widening Participation and Outreach Team: 2nd March at 10.30am, Widening Participation Office, 502 Mount Pleasant
The Liverpool Doctoral College has recently announced the LDC Pilot Placement scheme . through this you can apply for a £500 bursary to undertake a placement outside of academia. See the LDC intranet for further details. The deadline for applications is 29th February 2016.
Are you close to finishing and would like an opportunity to try teaching in a school, whilst retaining one day per week off-timetable to work towards disseminating subject expertise, promoting research practice and championing university access?
The Researchers In Schools is now recruiting for placements in Sept 2016 and has enhanced enumeration rates for those in maths, physics and engineering