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Continuing Professional Development Programme
Space for Reflective Learning


2021 Edition 1, Trimester 2: ONLINE
Target: Predocs & Postdocs
2 Sessions*:
  • 07/07/2021 09:30 - 11:30;
  • 09/07/2021 09:30 - 12:00
* You should attend all sessions

SYSTEMS skills

Understanding career opportunities that best exploit your skillset


To give participants an overview of different career options and through personal assessment understand their own motivations, strengths and weaknesses. To give them the confidence to choose the job opportunities that are the best fit for them.




Predocs & Postdocs


There are a wide range of job and career opportunities after a PhD. The course will highlight and discuss examples of different career options within the job market, the skills required and the unique challenges posed by each.

In this course participants will:

  • Identify their own strengths and weaknesses as well as what motivates and drives them in their careers

  • Increase their confidence to pursue suitable opportunities that are a good fit for them

  • Work on refining their CVs

  • Receive tips and advice on how to use online networking sites to further increase job opportunities

The course consists of several sessions. You should be able to attend all of them.

Study commitment

For this course participants should prepare a brief CV and send to trainer beforehand.

Other relevant information:

Participants need a laptop with audio and video, and a strong Internet connection.

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Roni Wright
Roni Wright

Roni Wright is an experienced postdoc, teacher and trainer, providing university classes and courses for scientists on oral presentation skills and time management.

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