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Academic and Non-Academic Career Workshops

A two session event run by the Graduate School and Student Careers and Skills.

These workshops are aimed at 3rd and final year PhDs to help make sense of both the academic and non-academic job market.

Book into one or both sessions on each day!

Academic and Non-academic Career Workshop
(Arts and Social Sciences)

TUESDAY 11TH JUNE 2019

Sign into the web and book via SkillsForge code = GS-NACW11
Academic and Non-academic Career Workshop
(Science, Engineering and Medicine)

THURSDAY 13TH JUNE 2019

Sign into the web and book via SkillsForge code = GS-NACW13
   
Morning Session - 9.25am to 12noon Morning Session - 9.25am to 12noon
   

The morning will comprise of academic and alumni speakers talking about their own experiences on gaining a job in academia including (although subject to availability on the day):

  • Dr. Kieran File (Applied Linguistics)
  • Dr. Charlotte Heath-Kelly (Politics and International Studies)
  • Dr. Harriet Palfreyman (Alumni History, University of Manchester)
  • Professor Rebecca Earle (History)
  • Dr. Chris Strelluf (Applied Linguistics)

And

Dr. Lauren Schrock (Warwick Manufacturing Group) presenting on;

1. Academic Cover Letters;

2. Academic CV's;

3. Where to look for academic jobs;

4. As well as hints and tips when applying.

The morning will comprise of academic and alumni speakers talking about their own experiences on gaining a job in academia including (although subject to availability on the day):

  • Dr. Kurt Debattista (Warwick Manufacturing Group)
  • Dr. Peter Gammon (Engineering)
  • Dr. Nicole Tang (Psychology)
  • Dr. Meera Unnikrishnan (Warwick Medical School)
  • Dr. Thomas Bashford-Rogers (Alumni WMG, UWE Bristol)

And

Dr. Lauren Schrock (Warwick Manufacturing Group) presenting on;

1. Academic Cover Letters;

2. Academic CV's;

3. Where to look for academic jobs;

4. As well as hints and tips when applying.

Afternoon Session - 1.10pm to 5pm Afternoon Session - 1.10pm to 5pm
   

The afternoon led by Chris Manley, Senior Careers Consultant will be a more practical and related workshop with speaker/s including:

  • Introductory activity
  • Information and reassurance about the non-academic PhD job market
  • Understanding your skills
  • Where to look: Frequent options, resources available, developing your networks, sources of information
  • Making an effective application
  • Speakers

The afternoon led by Chris Manley, Senior Careers Consultant will be a more practical and related workshop with speaker/s including:

  • Introductory activity
  • Information and reassurance about the non-academic PhD job market
  • Understanding your skills
  • Where to look: Frequent options, resources available, developing your networks, sources of information
  • Making an effective application
  • Speakers


Break refreshments provided; should you have any dietary requirements please let us know...

Any queries please contact Mrs Tracy Horton at: PGRDevelopment@warwick.ac.uk