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Careers: CVs for careers OUTSIDE academia

The aim of this workshop is to help postgraduate students to write effective CVs in application for positions outside academia. If you intend to apply for a position in industry, commerce or the public sector, this workshop will help you to successfully market the transferable skills of your postgraduate course.

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:
  • Writing high quality CVs and cover letters

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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Email address Telephone number 01895 265935