March 27, 2017

NERC DTP Careers Intensive

Careers Workshop

22nd & 23rd March 2017 at the Place Aparthotel, Ducie Street, Manchester

Two days of tips, skills session and career advice to include:

  1. Introduction – Elizabeth/Julie
    Making the most of the workshop – your questions to be answered (15 minutes)
  2. Careers in Academia – Facts, figures and real life stories
    Introduction (facts and figures) – Elizabeth (10 minutes)
    Real life stories – alumni talks organised by the DTPs (40 mins)
  3. Careers in Industry – Exploring opportunities and real life stories
    Exploring opportunities – Careers Service (10 mins)
    Real life stories – alumni talks organised by the DTPs (40 mins)
  4. Reflecting on real life
    What surprised you, what confirmed your views, what changed your views – what’s next to explore? (15 mins)
  5. In search of the motherlode
    Finding more and being found, online and in person – interactive session, including LinkedIn research and review
  6. Your CV – a work in progress
    Peer review of CVs – additions, deletions and opportunities
  7. Top answers to tricky questions
    Dealing effectively with promoting yourself in person (including face-to-face interviews, Skype or telephone interviews, and preparation for the mock interviews on Day 2)

Speed-dating/networking session with industry/academia followed by Workshop Dinner.

Day 2 would involve mock interviews and feedback sessions with industry partners , plus 1 or 2 skills sessions tbc.

Please book on using the link below by the 17th February: