Information for Research Students and Staff
The Careers Service offers support to research students and fixed-term researchers working at Oxford University through one-to-one advice by phone or online appointment (in person appointments available by request), and researcher-specific events and development programmes.
We are here to help you in your career decision-making and next steps, wherever you are in your journey and whatever your aspirations or concerns.
To enjoy the full range of services and sign up for the newsletter, access our CareerConnect platform.
An overview of our support for researchers
As a researcher at Oxford University, you can benefit from dedicated careers support including:
one-to-one advice appointments with a dedicated careers adviser
access to a careers events and skills development programmes for Oxford research students and staff
browse hundreds of job opportunities through your career discovery platform, CareerConnect
- updates and opportunities straight into your inbox through our careers newsletter for researchers. Opt in via your account settings in CareerConnect.
If you have any further questions, contact our information team firstname.lastname@example.org
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Sign up for the researchers' newsletter
Oxford researchers can receive regular updates by opting in to receive the Careers Service researcher newsletter. Opt in to receive the researcher newsletter in CareerConnect.
No CareerConnect account?
- Research staff (on a grade 6-8 fixed-term research contract): 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.
- Other research staff: We have very limited capacity to offer careers support to University staff and associates beyond our official remit. However, we may be able to grant you access to the platform. Find out more about CareerConnect access for other research staff.