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

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. 

Week 0

Date Event Time
21/04/2023  O  Creating CVs for Careers Beyond Academia (for Researchers) 13:00 - 14:00

Week 1

Date Event Time
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

Week 2

Date Event Time
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

Week 3

Date Event Time
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


Week 4

Date Event Time
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

Week 5

Date Event Time
22/05/2023  O  Using Social Media to Enhance Your Career Prospects 13:00 - 14:00


Week 6

Date Event Time
30/05/2023  O  Insight into Data Careers: What is it like? 13:00 - 14:00

Week 7

Date Event Time
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

Week 8

Date Event Time
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


Date Event Time
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.

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