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COURSE DETAILS

Are you interested in exploring alternatives to the academic career path? This course is for you. You will learn about the benefits of working outside academia and hear from recruiters from other sectors and have an opportunity to meet them. You will find out how you can apply your expertise in research in a different environment and the other skills they are looking for and how you can develop these whilst at the University. You will hear about a range of non-academic recruitment processes and how to approach different employers.

LEARNING OUTCOMES

By the end of this session you will understand more about:

How one can apply research expertise in a different environment,

Which other skills are sought outside academia,

How one can develop these whilst at the University;

A range of non-academic recruitment processes

How to approach different employers.

INTENDED FOR

Research Staff

NUMBER OF PLACES

30

COURSE LEADER

Rebecca Ehata

DATE/TIME AND BOOKING INFORMATION

Information about the next scheduled course, and how to apply for a place, are in our course programme.

RDF SKILLS

B3, B2

The Researcher Development Framework (RDF) provides a framework for planning and supporting the personal, professional and career development of graduate students and research staff.