The LDC Development team and the Careers service have a range of events in coming weeks for both those early in their degree a well as those who are preparing applications. These are listed below, together with further online offerings that support your career preparation.
LDC Development Programme
Career Management 01 Feb 09:15 – 12:30
This thought provoking and interactive session will enable you to explore how employable you are, identify the work values that drive you and set personal and professional goals for the next 3 years.
Developing Your Interview skills 15 Feb 09:15 – 12:30
An interactive session will help you gain confidence in your ability to perform at interview, define the essential preparation and manage your verbal and visual impact on others.
Developing Networking Skills 28 Feb 09:15 – 12:30
A fun and practical session to give you confidence to network effectively, to help you develop your network map of current contacts and focus on what potential links you will need to make in the future to enhance your career.
Webinar: Developing effective CVs and Applications 28 Feb 13:30 – 14:30
Create excellent written applications for both academic and non-academic roles and identify key steps you can take to increase your chances of being shortlisted for posts when applying with CVs, applications and covering letters.
For further information follow the above registration links. Full information will be sent by email nearer the event.
Coming up in March, (booking to open shortly):
Making an Impact in Work 07 March 09:15 – 12:30
Webinar: Effective Interview Skills 07 March 13:30 – 14:30
Making Academic Applications 08 March 09:15 – 12:30
Careers Service Events
Postgraduate Research (PhD/MRES) students: 30 minute guide to improving your CV.
Tue 20 Feb 2018, 12:15 PM – 12:45 PM Fri 16 Mar 2018, 1:15 PM – 1:45 PM
We’ll help you work on your layout, structure and content by looking at the 10 key rules of the applications game. Please bring a copy of your CV with you as you’ll need it for this session.
Careers & Employability Service meeting room. The Careers & Employability Service is located in the Alsop Building, University Square (building 750 on the campus map).
The Spring Careers Fair is back to give University of Liverpool students a head start in their job search. With around 60 exhibitors offering internship, placement and graduate opportunities for 2018 and beyond, it’s an event not to be missed!
The Crypt, Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral, Mount Pleasant, Liverpool L3 5TQ
Further Online sources
If you cannot attend the Career Management workshop, you may be interested in the ‘What Next’ video: The ‘What Next?’ Video
Career Management Skills Resources
Our online resources offer a further range of relevant advice from networking and assessing your own skills through to preparing applications.
Alternatively, you may be interested in this four week online course, open to PhD researchers across the UK. (Follow link for details).
The first offering starts 5th March.