The Future Ready Programme is a Researcher Plus accredited careers and employability programme tailored for postgraduate research students.
Need help navigating the job market? This workshop is designed to help you to explore options for employment after your PhD. We will examine current labour market trends and learn how to market your skills to be successful in academic and non-academic roles.
At the end of this workshop you will develop a career action plan.
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.
27/09/22: Future Ready Programme: Your PhD…what next? In person
04/10/22: Future Ready Programme: Job search and effective career planning. In person
11/10/22: Future Ready Programme: Effective networking and how to start your LinkedIn profile. Online
18/10/22: Future Ready Programme: CVs and Cover Letters for non-academic jobs. In person
25/10/22: Future Ready Programme: CVs and Cover Letters for academic jobs. In person
01/12/22: Future Ready Programme: Competency based applications and interviews. In person
08/11/22: Future Ready Programme: How to prepare for interviews for academic jobs. In person
15/11/22: Future Ready Programme: Applying Project Management principles to your research. Online
22/11/22: Future Ready Programme: Commercialising your research. Online
29/11/22: Future Ready Programme: Building your Emotional Resilience. In person
06/12/22: Future Ready Programme: PhD Pathways Panel Event. Online