Masters QuickFix! Programme
A series of Careers Consultant led information sessions and workshops aimed at the needs of Masters students which will be useful to you whether your aim is to get a job on completion of your course or if you are aiming to stay in academia. A range of topics are covered and you are welcome to attend all or some of them. These include:
- Career Planning & Job Hunting*
- How to Find and Fund a PhD*
- Writing Effective Applications*
- Succeeding at Interviews & Assessment Centres**
For all QuickFix workshops, you MUST book in advance to guarantee a place. This enables us to monitor attendance levels and ensure that they are more effective for those attending.
The Masters QuickFix Programme is co-ordinated by UCL Graduate School. All bookings must be made using the Graduate School website*.
If you have any queries about making or amending a booking, please contact the Graduate School.
No deposit is required once you've booked and all workshops are free to attend.
Talks are held in various lecture theatres on the main UCL Campus. Exact location details will be provided when booking.
*Follow link for ‘Career Management and Employability Skills’ under the ‘Centrally Based Training’ heading to find details for the QuickFix courses.
The Help With... section of our website suggests a range of resources on all of the topics covered in the QuickFix! programme.
Using these in advance will help you get more out of the workshops.
Planning Your Job Hunt
02nd and 04th October
- Explore techniques to help you generate viable options and to make effective decisions about what to do when you complete your Masters programme
- Examine a variety of methods people use to find relevant positions, from responding to formal job adverts to making contacts with key people who can help you uncover hidden opportunities
How to Find and Fund a PhD
09th and 11th October
- What is a PhD and how best to source opportunities for PhD study
- Deadlines for applications and broad tips about what is different about applications and interviews for PhDs
- Sources of funding, including public funding bodies and employers
Writing Effective Applications
15th, 16th and 18th October
- How to identify the ‘added value’ skills that you have gained during your Masters course
- How best to market your Masters qualification on a CV
- How to fill in the open-ended questions or personal statement of an application form
Succeeding at Interviews & Assessment Centres
These workshops will take place in January...
For all Careers Service Events, please aim to arrive 5 minutes before the published start time. If you arrive late and the event has already started, the facilitator reserves the right to refuse entry so that you don't disrupt the event for other attendees who arrived on time.
Where relevant / possible, any materials relating to a particular workshop will be made available to download here within a week of the event taking place.
The Help With... section of our website also suggests a range of resources on all of the topics covered in the QuickFix! programme if you haven't used them already.
If you're interested in these workshops, you should also visit the Develop Skills section of our site for information on a range of similar workshops and 1-1 coaching sessions which are open to all students.
The Talk to Employers section of our website will also be useful if you're interested in networking at Recruitment Fairs, Employer Presentations or Sector Themed Week events.
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