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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:

  • A Future in Government and Policy: Employer Forum for PhDs and Researchers - 28th January 2014 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Entering the Environment Sector Listen to the Experts: Employer Forum for PhDs and Researchers - Monday 10th February from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Banking, Finance & Economics Sector: Employer Fair and one-to-one sessions for PhDs and Researchers - Tuesday 25th March from 11:00am to 1:00pm for fair and 2:00pm to 5:00pm for one-to-one sessions
  • The Education Sector’s Many Possibilities: Employer Forum for PhDs and Researchers - Thursday 29th May from 5:30pm to 7:30pm
  • Life Science and Health Sector: Employer Fair and one-to-one sessions for PhDs and Researchers - Monday 9th June from 11:00am to 1:00pm for fair and 2:00pm to 5:00pm for one-to-one sessions


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 UCL's Graduate School website (professional and career development section). Information about each Forum 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 the UCL Careers Service and the UCL Graduate School.

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.


Workshop Programme for Spring 2014


Effective Applications to Graduate Schemes with RBS
Monday 27th January, 2pm to 4pm

Group Exercises & Assessment Centre with Unilever
Tuesday 4th February, 2pm to 4pm

Commercial Awareness with PwC
Tuesday 11th February, 2pm to 4pm

How to crack a case study with L.E.K. Consulting
Tuesday 4th March, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Interview Techniques with Deloitte
Tuesday 11th March, 2pm to 4pm

Pitching the PhD: How to sell your doctorate outside academia with Atass Sports
Thursday 27th March, 5.30pm to 7.30pm


Research Students: to book a place visit UCL's Graduate School website (professional and career development section). Information about each Forum will be available approximately one month before the event.


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

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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