PhD Futures 2010 Welcome

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PhD Futures 2010 Welcome

  1. 1. Welcome to PhD Futures 2010 Fiona Christie Senior careers consultant f.christie@salford.ac.uk www.careers.salford.ac.uk © Copyright rests with the authors. Please cite appropriately. Careers & Employability Student Life Advice & Opportunity
  2. 2. What are the aims for the day? • To provide PhDs with an opportunity to find out about their career options within academia • To learn about strategies that are key to carving out a successful academic career – you can start today • To provide those considering doing a PhD an understanding of academic career options after a PhD as well as an insight into the PhD experience • To provide a networking opportunity for you Careers & Employability Student Life Advice & Opportunity
  3. 3. What’s the plan for the day? • Panel discussions – individuals represented from a variety of academic roles and Universities; current PhDs • Workshops - Strategies for developing your career during and after your PhD – postdoctoral research funding; teaching; public engagement; applying for academic jobs • Lunchtime – Student Life stand (including Careers & Employability), Vitae, Crescent Network, Professional doctorate • Final plenary – what else do you want? Careers & Employability Student Life Advice & Opportunity
  4. 4. What’s in your pack? • Programme • Speaker biographies • Workshop outlines • Post card and envelope – details to follow • General Careers & Employability information Careers & Employability Student Life Advice & Opportunity
  5. 5. For you to think about… © Copyright remains with the authors. Please cite appropriately. Careers & Employability Student Life Advice & Opportunity

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