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Careers: Is your career on track? Early exploration and planning is good!

This workshop will look at what employers from a range of sectors look for, including careers in and outside academia and the activities researchers can undertake to focus and develop their employability.

Before attending, please watch the video in the link below and note three key learning points, and any actions you will take now to help you prepare for the workshop.

Direct link: 


View via BlackBoard Learn: Communities > GRADUATE SCHOOL – RESOURCES > Researcher Development Programme > Video Resources > What Next? Career Planning During Your PhD

You should book your place for this session here in the researcher development hub. You can also view this activity in Inkpath for your own records, ready for when we move all researcher development activity to Inkpath by the end of May.

Aimed at

ALL researchers - doctoral and postdoctoral researchers

Presented by

Dr Louise Bamford, Careers Consultant (Researchers), Brunel Graduate School and Professional Development Centre

Key learning outcomes

By the end of this session participants will have an understanding of:

  • The career management process
  • Where they are now with their career development
  • What potential employers are looking for 
  • Ways to enhance their employment prospects 

Specific skills focused on in this session

Career management skills

Health and Safety and general notice

Session will be delivered online by Zoom. Please make sure you sign into Zoom via your Brunel ID.

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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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