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PGR Festival – Day 4: The Careers Savvy Researcher - The Current Landscape
Domain: B3 Professional and career development

TACE: E - Employment

Format: Workshop/Talk/Experiential
Suitable for: All

This day provides an opportunity for you to explore the different career paths available within higher education and beyond. Speakers from a range of employers in the public, private and third sectors will talk about their own career journeys and careers within their areas. The event will provide insights into career paths and entry methods for different kinds of employment, as well as showing what it is like to work in different types of institutions. In the afternoon, you will be able to hear about the range of employability boosting initiatives that you can undertake via Careers & Employability and also receive one-to-one advice with a Careers Adviser.

Through attendance, you will have the opportunity to:
• find out what postgraduate researchers in your discipline area do after graduation and the opportunities that are available to you
• identify the skills and competencies that employers look for in recruits and how to develop them
• receive tips for what you need to do now to position yourself for a career within or outside of higher education
• network with a variety of professionals
• find out about further sources of support to assist you with your career planning

To view the full Postgraduate Research Festival schedule click here