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    Careers Beyond Research: Applying your Skills outside Academia
    Provider   Researcher Development Programme

    Participants will explore a number of careers and what particular options might be compatible with individuals.

Duration 1 full day

Course Type Workshop

Booking Status Waiting List

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Target Audience: Postgraduate Research Students

Participants will explore a number of careers and what particular options might be compatible with individuals. This will include overviews of a variety of different job types, case studies of researchers who have moved into different careers and resources to help participants explore their options.


By the end of the workshop participants will have:

  • Learned how to assess their own skill set and see how it can be applied outside academia
  • Learned to adapt the way in which they present themselves and their own career experience to employers
  • Been introduced to a variety of alternative career options and case studies
  • Improved effectiveness with regard to analysing data and communicating it visually.


Delivered By: Dr Joanna Young, Scientific Editing Company

Prerequisites

Cancellation Policy

If you are unable to attend a course please cancel your place as soon as possible, with at least 3 working days notice via the online booking system http://bookings.strath.ac.uk/mybookings.asp.

Full details of booking conditions can be found at the link below.

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PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development

All postgraduate research students are eligible to access the Researcher Development Programme workshops. This workshop can contribute towards the PG Certificate in Researcher Professional Development (PG Cert RPD).

You can find credit and class information in the Researcher Development Programme Handbook and in NEPTUNE (Engineering, HaSS) or SPIDER (Science). 

Please check with your department or Supervisor to confirm if you are enrolled on the PG Cert RPD and how many credits you are expected to achieve if you are unsure.