Events 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. We also run a number of skills development programmes that open to researchers.

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Careers events

Michaelmas term events will be 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. 

Week 0

Week 1

16 January  P   O  Improving Your Interview Technique 14:00 - 15:00
17 January  O  CVs and Cover Letters 14:00 - 15:00
17 January  O  Finding Technical & Scientific Internships 13:00 - 13:30
18 January  O  How to Tackle a Management Consulting Case Study (Employer Led) 13:00 - 14:30
19 January  O  Beyond Academia: Getting Started on Pursuing Your New Career Path 11:00 - 12:30

Week 2

25 January  O  Insight into Academia: Understanding Professional Roles in the Higher Education Sector 13:00 - 14:00
26 January  O  Improving Your Interview Technique 13:00 - 14:00
22-27 January  P   O  Creative Careers Week (multiple events) Various times

Week 3

2 February  O  Translating Academic Research Experience for Non-Academic Employers: for Research Staff 11:30 - 12:30
2 February  P   O  Introduction to Teaching 16:00 - 17:00

Week 4

Week 5

14 February  O  Staying in the UK to Work (OU Visa & Immigration Advisers) 12:30 - 14:30
15 February  O  Cringe Free Networking – What, Why and How? 14:00 - 15:00

Week 6

21 February  O  Understanding Careers in Policy 13:00 - 14:15
22 February  O  Talking to Employers About a Disability: If, When and How 14:00 - 15:00

Week 7

Week 8

7 March  O  Working in International Development 13:00 - 14:15


For more careers and employability events run by the Oxford University Careers Service, browse the wider Careers Service Term Planner >>

DON'T MISS: Careers Beyond Academia, Options and Pathways for Researchers

20-23 March 2023.  In Person  and  Online  

Whether you are curious about or actively pursuing a career beyond academia, you will benefit from our range of online and in-person events. The conference offers 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, attend an in-person networking event, and take part in interactive workshops to help you identify skills and strategies for optimising your career preparedness.

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