Events and Programmes for Researchers

The events listed below are either part of our bespoke researcher programme or sessions from our wider programme that will appeal to a researcher audience.

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Michaelmas term events

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Week 0

09/10/2021 Career Management Strategy Masterclass 10:00 - 13:00

Week 1

09/10/2021 Career Management Strategy Masterclass 10:00 - 13:00
11/10/2021 Researchers@Virtual Careers Fairs 10:45 - 11:30
11/10/2021 Working as a Civil Service Fast Streamer 15:30 - 16:45
12/10/2021 OXFORD UNIVERSITY CAREERS FAIR 12:30 - 17:30
13/10/2021 FINANCE FAIR 12:30 - 17:30
14/10/2021 MANAGEMENT CONSULTANCY FAIR 12:30 - 17:30

Week 2

18/10/2021 SCIENCE ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY FAIR 12:30 - 17:30
19/10/2021 Careers with Social Impact 13:00 - 14:00
20/10/2021 Insight into Academia: Is a PhD Right for Me? 12:00 - 13:00
20/10/2021 LAW FAIR 12:30 - 17:30
21/10/2021 How to Prepare for Virtual Interviews 15:00 - 16:00

Week 3

25/10/2021 CAREERS IN COMPUTING 12:30 - 17:30
25/10/2021 Writing CVs, Cover Letters  & Application Forms 13:00 - 14:00
27/10/2021 JOBS FOR MATHEMATICIANS 12:30 - 17:30

Week 4

 

Join our sustainability events in 4th week: 1-5 November 2021

Week 5

Week 6

Week 7

23/11/2021 Introduction to Academia 13:00 - 14:00
24/11/2021 Developing Resilience Now and for the Future 14:00 - 15:00
24/11/2021 Introduction to Strategic Planning 15:00 - 16:00

Week 8


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Skills development programmes

Are you an Oxford University researcher looking to: 

  • Build your employability skills?
  • Gain real world client-facing experience?
  • Take part in sessions that fit around your research commitments?

Then sign up for:

▶ The Oxford Strategy Challenge

The Oxford Strategy Challenge provides participants with an opportunity to develop a broad range of transferable employability skills. This is a team-based experiential learning event with participants working on real strategy-focused client challenges over a week.

The Challenge is open to current undergraduates, postgraduates and research staff. 

Career Design and Development: A programme for DPhil students & Research Staff

The programme combines individual, paired and group activities to stimulate thinking, explore new areas and practice new ways of self-expression on work-related topics and tools relevant to researchers. The next round of applications will open in Hilary 2022. 

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