Career networking involves using personal, professional, academic or familial contacts to assist with your job search, achieve career goals, learn more about your field, or another field you'd like to work in. LinkedIn is an invaluable online tool that can be used to develop your career network. In this workshop you will have the opportunity to start to build your LinkedIn profile. You may find it useful to have your CV at hand as this will help you to start building your profile.
Meet the Consultant
This workshop will be led by Diane Masson, Postgraduate Employability and Careers Consultant at the Graduate School. Diane is a qualified Careers Consultant with over 20 years of relevant experience in Higher Education. Skilled in career guidance and counselling with extensive experience in delivering career education programmes.
Diane is an affiliate member of Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Service (AGCAS) and Association of Higher Education Careers Services (AHECS).
Students who attend all eleven workshops (below), equivalent to five full days of training in the academic year 2022 – 2023 will be eligible for the Researcher Plus Award. The programme will be delivered via a blend of in person and online workshops. See detail below.
10/01/23: Future Ready Programme: Your PhD…what next? In person
17/01/23: Future Ready Programme: Job search and effective career planning. In person
24/01/23: Future Ready Programme: Effective networking and how to start your LinkedIn profile. Online
31/01/23: Future Ready Programme: CVs and Cover Letters for non-academic jobs. In person
07/02/23: Future Ready Programme: CVs and Cover Letters for academic jobs. In person
14/02/23: Future Ready Programme: Competency based applications and interviews. In person
21/02/23: Future Ready Programme: How to prepare for interviews for academic jobs. In person
28/02/23: Future Ready Programme: Applying Project Management principles to your research. Online
07/03/23: Future Ready Programme: Building your Emotional Resilience. In person
14/03/23: Future Ready Programme: Commercialising your research. Online
21/03/23: Future Ready Programme: PhD Pathways panel Event. Online