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Postgrad Essentials careers workshops

It’s hard to believe, but the start of semester is just around the corner!  And it brings with it a new suite of specialist postgraduate careers sessions.

They’re aimed at postgraduates from any discipline and range from interview techniques to advice about furthering an academic career so no matter how defined your career plans are there’s probably at least one that’s relevant to you and a great place to pick up some handy hints and tips.

Places can be booked via Careerslink

Postgrad Essentials: Becoming an Academic (CSPGE002) – Wednesday 4 Oct, 13:00-13:50, University Place Theatre A
What does it mean to work as an academic and how is success measured? This short session will explore the life of an academic to help you decide if it’s for you!

Postgrad Essentials: Job hunting strategies (CSPGE003) – Monday 9 Oct, 11:00-11:50, University Place Theatre B
Hints and tips to get you started in your own job search.

Postgrad Essentials: CVs (CSPGE004) – Wednesday 11 Oct, 13:00-13:50, Simon Building Theatre C
Dissect a CV and find out how to make a good impression with your written applications.

Postgrad Essentials: Covering letters (CSPGE005) – Monday 16 Oct, 11:00-11:50, University Place Theatre B
What goes into a covering letter and how to maximise your impact. This session will take a paragraph by paragraph approach to structuring a covering letter.

Postgrad Essentials: Interviews (CSPGE006) – Wednesday 18 Oct, 13:00-13:50, University Place Theatre B
What to expect once you walk into the interview room. This short session aims to demystify the interview process and offer hints and tips on making the most of each interview opportunity.