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Future Ready Programme: PhD Pathways Panel Event

March 21, 2023
10:00 - 13:00

The Graduate School is hosting an online panel where doctoral students will have an opportunity to learn about the various career trajectories open post PhD. Hear from recent PhD graduates about their career paths and how they have transferred the skills gained through their PhD to academic and non-academic work environments.

Leading academics from Queen’s will highlight the opportunities and challenges of an academic career. Employer representatives will highlight the types of roles that would be suitable for candidates with a PhD, provide an overview of their recruitment process and outline what they look for in candidates like you.

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).

Researcher Plus

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