Next Steps Careers Series
A blend of both in person and online events to support you through your decision making for your career.
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
Weekly themes supported online and in person:
Week one 30 May Get your career discussions started
Week two 7 June Post PhD - Staying in academia
Week three 14 June Managing my career
Week four 21June Preparing for Leadership
Week five 28 June Teaching in HE, FE & Schools
Week six 4 July Post-Phd - Moving out of academia
Week seven 11 July Maintaining momentum & motivation
Week eight 19 July Wider academic Challenges & Maintaining momentum & motivation
Workshop bookings and details
For all workshops you will need to book via SkillsForge. For the full timetable, follow up resources, podcasts and speaker information check out the Next Steps Careers Handbook.
The University Careers service offers a range of careers guidance and support, including one-to-one appointments.
The Doctoral College's RDO programme offers various workshops which can help you boost your qualifications and job hunting skills.
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.
Videos series: Choosing a career after your PhD
- Should I choose an academic or non-academic career? These four videos will help you think about which path that you want to pursue and what you will need to be successful.
- Employer's Views: What do employers value in a PhD?