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Careers in Academia and HE - recording

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Recording of the Careers in Academia and HE run on the 29th February 2016 by Kathy Willimas
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Industry focused webinars - Academia and HE

These webinars are designed to give an overview of different industries. Look at challenges of the current environment and hear some sector-specific employability tips and labour market information. Learn about routes into different sectors and how careers professionals can best support their students and clients.

Session Aim

This webinar will enable you to improve how you effectively support clients interested in working within academia and higher education.

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In this interactive webinar we will explore the following questions:

• What are the common entry routes and career pathways within academia and higher education?

• How can clients find and fund a PhD?

• What skills are developed during a PhD, and how do we help clients articulate these?

• What are the career options for PhDs/Postdocs both within academia and beyond

• What sort of challenges do PhDs/Postdocs face and how can we support them?

The session is aimed at careers and employability professionals who provide careers education, information, advice and guidance to clients who are keen to work within academia and higher education.

By the end of the course participants will have enhanced their understanding of career pathways within academia and higher education and the key skills required to work in these sectors.

Benefits / Learning outcomes

This webinar will enable you to:

• Further your understanding of entry routes and common career pathways within academia and higher education

• Develop a clear picture of how clients find and fund PhDs.

• Identify ways in which to support clients in articulating and marketing their experiences and skills to employers, both within HE and beyond.

• Consider some of the challenges this client group might face and how to support them.

• Broaden your knowledge of relevant sign posting information and resources.

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Kathy Williams

Careers Consultant at The Careers Group


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