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Careers: Preparing for job interviews within and outside academia

This session aims to prepare prospective candidates for their job interviews.

Aimed at

Researchers (mid stage, final stage)

Pre-requisites

Participants are encouraged to look at job descriptions of positions that they wish to apply for or are interested in.

Key learning outcomes

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

  • Performing well at job interviews
  • The different types of questions asked by employers at interviews for all types of roles: both academic and non-academic

  • How to answer different types of questions (via mock interviews)

Presented by

Alison King, Careers Consultant, Brunel University

Session outline and aims

This session will be led by a Trainer and interactive discussions are encouraged between the participants and the Trainer at appropriate times.

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. Participants may be required to work in 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

Brunel Graduate School Logo

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