Research Week: Career Empowerment for HDRs

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Hosted by the Graduate Research School

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Are you a Higher Degree Research candidate looking to build a career in academia or industry? Are you worried about how a climate of change and disruption in the wake of COVID-19 has impacted your employability?

Join us for an interactive discussion with a focus on dynamic career planning and how you can apply your research skills and experience to take control of your career and be resilient in a challenging employment market.

Facilitated by Professor Caroline Smith (Dean, Graduate Studies)

Guest speakers:

  • Dr Kate McBride (School of Medicine)
  • Professor Andrew Shalliker (School of Science)
  • Dr Peter Bansel (School of Social Sciences)
  • Kristina Revenda (Performance and Wellbeing, Coach and Mentor)

Breakout room activities (additional registration required; limited places)

Following the discussion, our facilitators will lead breakout groups of HDR candidates to work on career planning activities. There is a short pre-event activity that you will need to complete. Additional registration for this session is required.

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