Did you know that approximately 50% of PhD graduates develop their careers outside academia ? If you’re considering this option, or are curious to see what might be available, why not visit our recruitment fairs next week ? The attending employers all have opportunities available on their graduate programmes for 2021, and these are open to PhD graduates too. The fairs will be online events, giving you the chance to meet employers and discuss the opportunities available.
Find out who’s attending
Use our fairs webpages (below) to find out more about the virtual fairs and how you can get the best experience. There are videos to show you what the day will look like, and details of how to get a 1:1 appointment or join a group session with an employer you’d like to know more about (booking essential).
Law fair Wednesday 14 October
Includes law firms and law training providers
Grad Jobs and Placements fair Thursday 15 – Friday 16 October
These fairs include a range of opportunities (broader business roles to specialist and technical) from employers in sectors that include: consultancy, finance, IT, science and engineering, social impact and Civil Service
How to book
If you plan to attend, you can join our Prepare for the Fair webinar on Wednesday 7th October, where you can chat to us about networking with employers and how to get the most out of the online format.
Then book your place at the fair using the links below and don’t forget to book your group and 1:1 sessions – click on individual employers to book.
Law Fair Wednesday 14 October
Grad Jobs and Placements fair day 1 Thursday 15 October
Grad Jobs and Placements fair day 2 Friday 16 October
More about graduate schemes
If you’re unsure about what UK graduate schemes are, why not listen to our series of short presentations on Finding and Applying for UK Graduate Schemes:
- What are graduate schemes and who offers them ?
- Finding and applying for opportunities
- Information and advice for postgraduates
If you want to discuss whether a graduate scheme is right for you, or any other aspect of career planning or decision making, you can book a Postgraduate Researcher Careers Appointment on Handshake.