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Space for Reflective Learning


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
  • Explore self-knowledge, understanding their personal motivations, drivers in their career
  • Give examples of specific job opportunities after a PhD outside the postdoc, group leader career path
  • 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.

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NOTE: Conditions for participating in online courses  

Intervals courses are small, interactive group sessions in which confidential issues are often raised. During the Zoom sessions you must have your camera on, and a microphone ready to participate in the group activities. You should be in a quiet place with a good internet connection. If you are not alone in the room you must wear headphones. If you are unable to meet these conditions you will be asked to leave the course.


Comments from participants

Finished editions
  • 2022 Edition 1, Trimester 1: March, ONLINE (New dates) : 23/03/2022
  • 2021 Edition 2, Trimester 3: ONLINE : 11/11/2021
  • 2021 Edition 1, Trimester 2: ONLINE : 07/07/2021


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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