Events for Researchers
Career events and opportunities for University of Oxford research students and staff.
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. We also run a number of skills development programmes that open to researchers.
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If you are a member of Oxford’s Research Staff, you can sign up by completing the New user registration form - Research Staff. Once the account is confirmed, you can simply Login to CareerConnect.
Events are run online (O) and in person (P)
Whilst some sessions will take place online, more interactive events will take place in person at the Careers Service building at 56 Banbury Rd, OX2 6PA, unless otherwise specified.
|21/04/2023||O Creating CVs for Careers Beyond Academia (for Researchers)||13:00 - 14:00|
|24/04/2023||O Using Social Media to Enhance Your Career Prospects||14:00 - 15:00|
|27/04/2023||P Securing an Internship as a Postgraduate Student||12:00 - 13:00|
|27/04/2023||O How to Write Winning CVs and Cover Letters||13:15 - 14:00|
|02/05/2023||P Offer Holders Panel: Management Consultancy||13:00 - 14:00|
|03/05/2023||P How to Improve your Interview Technique||12:30 - 14:00|
|04/05/2023||O Insight into Academia: Being an Early Career Researcher - Myths and Realities||13:00 - 14:00|
|09/05/2023||O Alternatives to Management Consultancy||13:00 - 14:00|
|10/05/2023||O Offer Holders Panel: Civil Service and Public Sector||15:30 - 16:45|
|15/05/2023||O Cringe-Free Networking: What, Why and How?||14:00 - 15:00|
|16/05/2023||O Insight into Data Careers: Is it for me?||13:00 - 14:00|
|18/05/2023||O Insight into Academia: Roles, CVs & Applications||13:00 - 14:00|
|22/05/2023||O Using Social Media to Enhance Your Career Prospects||13:00 - 14:00|
|30/05/2023||O Insight into Data Careers: What is it like?||13:00 - 14:00|
|06/06/2023||P Summer Graduate and Internship Fair||14:30 - 17:30|
|07/06/2023||O How to Write Winning CVs and Cover Letters||13:00 - 14:00|
|08/06/2023||O Doing Research Outside Academia||13:00 - 14:00|
|09/06/2023||O Preparing for the academic interview process (for Researchers)||13:00 - 14:00|
|13/06/2023||O Insight into Data Careers: How do I get there?||13:00 - 14:00|
|13/06/2023||P What to Do if You Have Nothing Planned for the Summer||13:00 - 14:00|
|13/06/2023||P O Introduction to Publishing||14:00 - 15:00|
|14/06/2023||O Building up Resilience for Job Hunting||14:00 - 15:00|
|15/06/2023||P O How to Improve Your Interview Technique||14:00 - 15:00|
|21/06/2023||O Networking and LinkedIn for Researchers||14:00 - 15:30|
|22/06/2023||O How to Write a Narrative CV for Upcoming Funding and Fellowship Applications||11:30 - 12:30|
|26/06/2023||O Using Social Media to Enhance Your Career Prospects||13:00 - 14:00|
|27/06/2023||O Staying to Work in the UK - Visa Information and Advice||11:00 - 12:30|
|28/06/2023||O Career Management Strategy Masterclass||14:00 - 17:00|
For more careers and employability events run by the Oxford University Careers Service, browse the wider Careers Service Term Planner >>
A lookback at Careers Beyond Academia, Options and Pathways for Researchers
The Careers conference for researchers on 20-23 March 2023
The conference offered Oxford University researchers the chance to join online panel talks with PhD holders and former academic researchers speaking frankly about their daily working lives in a variety of sectors, and attend an in-person networking event with recruiting organisations.
Read about the conference and organisations recruiting researchers
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