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Careers: Networking and job hunting strategies for researchers

We will look at a range of job hunting strategies, including sources of job opportunities in a range of sectors and focus on pro-active techniques e.g. how to effectively build your network, informational interviewing and speculative approaches. 

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 workshop participants will:

  • Understand where jobs are advertised
  • Understand reactive and active job search
  • Effective use of networking and speculative applications
  • Reflect upon their next career next steps

Specific skills focused on in this session

Career management skills

Health and Safety and general notice

Participants will be viewing presentations projected onto a SMART Board screen and working in small groups.

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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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Email address graduateschool@brunel.ac.uk Telephone number 01895 265935