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Mon 23 Sep - Tue 24 Sep 2019
09:30 - 17:00

Venue: Postdoc Centre@ Mill Lane, Eastwood Room

Provided by: Graduate School of Life Sciences


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Managing Your Final Year and Preparing to Move On
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Mon 23 Sep - Tue 24 Sep 2019

Description

Your final year is an exciting, yet unsettling time. You need to finish experiments, start to write your thesis and begin to think about the next chapter of your career. This two-day linked workshop is designed to help you make sense of the year ahead.

You will be given practical tips on planning your final year, as well as discuss the administration of your final year, writing your thesis and preparation for your viva. In addition, you will explore the career opportunities that are best suited to you, by thinking about your expertise, suitability and personal values. Finally, you will get the chance to review your C.V and experience the interview process.

Target audience

GSLS members entering the FINAL year of their PhD studies

Prerequisites

Participants will need to bring a copy of their CV, tailored to a job advert of their choice

Sessions

Number of sessions: 2

# Date Time Venue Trainer
1 Mon 23 Sep   09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 17:00 Postdoc Centre@ Mill Lane, Eastwood Room map Dr Geraint Wyn Story
2 Tue 24 Sep   09:30 - 17:00 09:30 - 17:00 Postdoc Centre@ Mill Lane, Eastwood Room map Dr Geraint Wyn Story
Format

Presentations, group work, Q&A sessions and practical's

Duration

Linked 2x whole day sessions

Frequency

Once per year


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