Below we describe a range of opportunities, workshops and courses, to help you plan and gain relevant experience for your ongoing career. These opportunities are available to all PGRs at all stages of their degree. This year we are pleased to introduce career-focussed webinars delivered by an external consultant.
Career day at the LDC Researcher week
The LDC Postgraduate Researcher Week has a careers focus on Friday 14th October with sessions that include ‘What the statistics say & PGR development opportunities’, ‘What come next? PGR Careers’ and ‘Starting up! An introduction to Enterprise’.
>> Further details and registration
The next online course this academic year for those wanting to develop a personal career plan is APRC101, running from 24th October – 5 December 2016.
>> 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.
Workshops and Webinars
Please follow the links for further details and to book a place on the following workshops:
Career Management 20th Oct am >> Registration form
Developing Your Interview Skills 3rd Nov am >> Registration form
Developing Networking Skills 3rd Nov pm >> Registration form
Making an Impact in Work 24th Nov am >> Registration form
Making Academic Applications 8th Dec am >> Registration form
We also provide two new webinars in this area:
In addition, the Careers & Employability service provide the following workshops:
Postgraduate Research (PhD/MRES) students: 30 minute guide to improving your CV –
21st Oct 11:15 am
15th Nov 12:15 pm,
30th Nov 2:15 pm,
15th Dec 2:15 pm,
– booking will open via the CareerHub one week in advance.
Placements and other Opportunities
The Liverpool Doctoral College is continuing its Placement scheme in 2016-2017. Further details will be provided in LDC Researcher week. See the LDC intranet for further details.
Teaching opportunities in local Schools: the University of Liverpool Widening Participation are working with the Brilliant Club, to offer a part-time placement opportunity to teach short sessions in schools, to introduce your research to secondary school pupils. For further information please come to the next introductory event:
Widening Participation and Outreach Team: 17th Oct 1pm Careers and Employability centre, 150 Mount Pleasant.