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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)


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

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