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Career Exploration for Researchers

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Charles Darwin

This section is intended for research staff wishing to explore career options outside of academia. It consists of a number of discrete modules that will introduce you to career planning as a systematic process. Click on -

  • Career Planning provides you with an overview of the career planning process.
  • Self Awareness focuses on the aspects of your character, personality, interests etc that are important when you are developing your sense of career direction.
  • Opportunity Awareness takes a more in-depth look at those career options where your research experience could be useful.
  • Action Planning allows you to consider the actions you need to take to move your career forward.

To begin, click on a module you wish to explore:





 Career Planning









Self Awareness









Action Planning









Opportunity Awareness











Contact Information

Paul Gillespie
Careers Consultant
Tuesday 9am- 4:30pm
Thursday 9am- 5pm

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