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Careers: One to one consultations

You can book a confidential one to one careers consultation with our specialist careers consultant for researchers Dr Louise Bamford to discuss career topics chosen by you, which could include one or more of the following: 

  • Reflecting on your own experience, skills, interests and values 
  • Planning how to actively boost your professional development throughout your research period
  • Exploring your career options, including careers in and outside academia
  • Developing effective job search strategies, including the use of effective networking
  • Optimizing your CV, cover letters and application statements
  • Preparing for interviews and assessment tasks  

Please email Louise at to arrange a mutually convenient appointment. 

Aimed at

ALL researchers - doctoral and postdoctoral researchers


You are encouraged to look through the targeted online careers information and advice in the careers support for researchers pages on the intranet prior to the consultation. 

Joining instructions

 Consultations are typically up to 1 hour in length and can take place face to face (when permitted) or by Teams or telephone.  

Key learning outcomes

By the end of the consultation you will have had an opportunity to seek careers advice and plan your next steps. 

Presented by

Dr Louise Bamford, Careers Consultant (Researchers), Brunel Graduate School and Professional Development Centre.
Please email to arrange a mutually convenient time for the consultation

Specific skills focused on in this session

Career management skills

Brunel 3D Development Tool

Develops the following:

Skills needed to develop your research and career

Researcher Development Framework (RDF) Competencies

Develops skills relevant to the following domains of the RDF:

This workshop is provided by

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Email address Telephone number 01895 265935