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 such as the Careers Beyond Academia conference, Monday 18 March - Thursday 21 March

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.


Video introduction

Find out how the Careers Service supports researchers at the University of Oxford.

Career tips for researchers

Frequently asked questions by researchers, answered by our careers advisers. 

Career exploration

Recorded panel discussions and information sessions on having impact alongside research, doing a postdoc, moving beyond academia, and more. 


Watch more information videos for researchers on the  Careers Service YouTube page.

An overview of our support for researchers

As a researcher at Oxford University, you can benefit from dedicated careers support including:

If you have any further questions, contact our information team

Read more about our dedicated support for Research Staff

Are you a Principal Investigator or Supervisor?

See our advice on how to support your researchers with their career development.

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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. To opt in, select 'Yes' to 'Receive targeted information from the Careers Service' in CareerConnect, on the 'Update Details' page.

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