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Future Ready: Employer Engagement Event

Organised by the Graduate School, this online event will enable PhD students to get a better insight of career options and recruitment processes for PhD-qualified individuals.

April 12, 2022
Microsoft Teams
10:00 - 13:00

The Graduate School is hosting an employer engagement event where doctoral students will have an opportunity to interact with a range of potential employers. Representatives from both academic and non-academic backgrounds will discuss what employers need from researchers today and how academics can transfer their skills to non-academic work environments.  

In previous years employers confirmed have included: 

•Start 360

*Students who attend all fourteen workshops (below), equivalent to seven full days of training, integral to the Future Ready Programme the academic year 2021 – 2022 will be eligible for the Researcher Plus Award. 

  • Your Cover Letter for Academic Jobs
  • Your Cover Letter for Non-Academic Jobs
  • Your Academic CV
  • Your Non-Academic CV
  • Succeeding in Academic Interviews
  • Succeeding in Non-Academic Interviews
  • Writing Effective Funding Proposals
  • How to Find a Job
  • Employer Engagement Event 
  • Commercialising Your Research
  • Preparing for Leadership
  • Applying Project Management Principles to Your Research 
  • Building your Emotional Resilience 
  • Fundamentals of Coaching