So You Want to Build a Career in Research?

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Parramatta South Campus

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Facilitated by: Professor Caroline Smith (Dean, Graduate Studies) and Chris Youness (Director, Employability And Graduate Success)

Are you a Higher Degree Research Candidate looking to build a research career in academia or industry? Join us for an interactive discussion with leading academics, alumni and industry partners about what it takes to be successful in the competitive and dynamic research sector. You will also have the opportunity to start work on a career plan that will take you to where you want to go by the end of your candidature.

Guest speakers:

- Ross Norris (General Manager, Homart Pharmaceuticals

- Janelle Bowden (Founder, Research4Me)

- Bill Dunbar (Principal, Partner & Director, SGS Economics & Planning)

- Pandora Patterson (General Manager, Research & Youth Cancer Services CanTeen Australia)

Eligibility requirements:

1. You must be a current research candidate (e.g. MRes, PhD, etc).

2. You must provide a statement “describing in 50 words or less why you would like to attend this event”.

If demand for places exceeds capacity, the Graduate Research School will allocate places based on the statement provided.

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