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Next Steps Careers Series

A blend of both in person and online events to support you through your decision making for your career.

Next Steps

No matter what stage of your PhD, you need to start planning where next now. Deciding what career will suit you and your skills, abilities and what you value will help you think about what you need to be doing now to get the career of your choice. The Series will cover support for staying in academia, moving to industry, preparing for leadership

We will run our Next Steps Programme next summer 2023;

Weekly themes supported online and in person will include:

Get your career discussions started

Post PhD - Staying in academia

Managing my career

Preparing for Leadership

Teaching in HE, FE & Schools

Post-Phd - Moving out of academia

Wider academic Challenges

Workshop bookings and details

For all workshops you will need to book via SkillsForge.

To see what we offered in 2022 and follow up resources, podcasts and speaker information check out our 2022 Next Steps Careers Handbook.

Globalised Researcher Podcasts

Post PhD career Podcast

Careers Coaching

Your own personal career coach. In addition to meeting with a Careers advisor , you can now meet with your own Career coach. 

Meet with a coach to discuss your ideas and hopes for your career; start action planning and discuss through your NextSteps. 

University Careers Service

The University Careers service offers a range of careers guidance and support, including one-to-one appointments.


Researcher Development Online

The Doctoral College's RDO programme offers various workshops which can help you boost your qualifications and job hunting skills.


Warwick Post-Doctoral Schemes

Warwick offers post-doctoral schemes via the Institute of Advanced Study (IAS) and the Institute for Advanced Teaching and Learning (IATL).

Our Post-PhD funding page can direct you to opportunities at Warwick and beyond.

Return to the Researcher Development Online root page.