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This year we will be delivering employer forums and fairs for research students and research staff which focus on different key employment sectors. These events showcase different employer perspectives and career paths for research students and research staff outside academia and provide you with the opportunity to network with the invited speakers.  The employer event programme is as follows:

Autumn Term Employer Events

Careers in Technology: Employer Forum for PhDs and Researchers on Tuesday 28th October from 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Careers in the Education Sector: Employer Forum for PhDs and Researchers on Thursday 27th November from 5:30pm to 7:30pm


The Employer Forums will involve a panel discussion showcasing various employer perspectives and career paths for candidates. You will have the opportunity to pose questions to the panel during sessions or to individual employers at the end of a session.

The Table Top Fair and Recruiter in Residence events will involve an intimate fair with a few select employers followed by a recruiter in residence session where you can book to have a one on one appointment with the employers at the fair to discuss any questions you might have in further detail.

Research Students: to book a place visit Doctoral Skills Development Programme website (professional and career development section). Information about each event will be available approximately one month before the event.

Research Staff: To reserve a place email: v.watson@ucl.ac.uk


Employer-Led Key Skills Workshops


Are you interested in brushing up on key employability skills and meeting/networking with prospective future employers who are interested in PhD and other postgraduate research students?

If so, you may be interested in the employer-led skills development programme which is organised by UCL Careers and the Doctoral Skills Development Programme.

For both academic and non-academic careers, these workshops help you identify and develop core competencies which are vital for you to compete in the job market.

Autumn Term 2014 Workshop Programme

Tues 30th Sept 5:30pm – 7:30pm Networking skills with Citi
Thurs 2nd Oct 2:00 - 4:00 pm Commercial Awareness with PwC
Wed 15th Oct 5:30pm – 7:30pm Interview Technique with The Brilliant Club
Thurs 23rd Oct 2:00 - 4:00 pm Case Study Interviews with Oliver Wyman
Thurs 6th Nov 5:30pm – 7:30pm Introduction to Negotiation Skills with Capco
Tues 25th Nov 2:00 - 4:00 pm Pitching the PhD: How to sell your doctorate outside academia with Atass Sports


Research Students: to book a place visit Doctoral Skills Development Programme website (professional and career development section).

Research Staff: To book a place visit:

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/careers/events/signupform/

Other Careers Events

Research students have the automatic right to attend any of the careers events and activities for all students run by both the UCL careers Service and our parent body, The Careers Group, University of London. To see what is coming up, click on the links below.

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