Career Insights Interviews

24th June 11:30 – 12:30, Online  This session has kindly been made available courtesy of our colleagues at Queen’s University Belfast. In this live online podcast recording, Dr Claire Tonry (postdoc at Queen’s) will interview Dr Kyle Matchett, lecturer in Molecular Immunology at Ulster University, and Dr Sheila McCartan, Data Strategy Team Lead at Exploristics. … Continue reading Career Insights Interviews

Take the Fear Out of Career

20th July, 10:00 – 11:30, Online While imagining our future careers and selves can be exhilarating and satisfying, our imagining can be coloured by anxiety, doubt…and not infrequently, fear.  In this 90 minute session (with a break) we are going to explore the sources of career fear, understand when and why anxiety can be useful … Continue reading Take the Fear Out of Career

So, you’re graduating your PhD in a pandemic. What next?

We’re delighted to welcome the ‘Thesis Whisperer’ – aka Professor Inger Mewburn, to deliver a bespoke training session, specifically aimed at final year PhDs. So, You’re Graduating Your PhD in a Pandemic. What next?29th June, 09:00-10:00, Online Covid-19 presents a massive disruption to the academic workforce. PhD students and early career researchers are worried about … Continue reading So, you’re graduating your PhD in a pandemic. What next?

Career decisions and transitions

Career Decisions and Transitions6th July 2022 10:00-13:00 Online In this online workshop PhD researchers will learn how to improve their employability depending on their career goals, using tools and techniques to assist them in assessing their skills and interests. With a career planning overview and information about what influences career decisions, participants will understand how … Continue reading Career decisions and transitions

Job Opportunity – Two Research Trainees, Department of Social Policy and Social Work

Deadline: 30 May 2022Hours of Work: 11.1 hours a week, 0.3fte (1 post for 3 months, 1 post for 7 months) Interview Date: TBC About the Role The Department of Social Policy and Social Work are looking to recruit two research trainees to join our ongoing project exploring how we can use asset-based approaches to … Continue reading Job Opportunity – Two Research Trainees, Department of Social Policy and Social Work

Working in Research, 4th May, 4-5pm, Online panel event

Final reminder for this event and confirmed panelists Considering a Career in Research? Not sure what direction you want to take or what your options are? This event is designed to help you gain insight into a range of research-based career opportunities in sectors such as academia, public sector, not for profit and commercial by … Continue reading Working in Research, 4th May, 4-5pm, Online panel event

Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) information session (online)

Wednesday, May 4th 2022, 16.00-17.00 Located just outside York, Fera is a national and international centre of excellence for interdisciplinary investigation and problem solving across plant and bee health, crop protection, sustainable agriculture, food and feed quality and chemical safety in the environment. Come along to this virtual session to hear more about the work … Continue reading Food and Environment Research Agency (FERA) information session (online)

Summer Internship Opportunities

The Student Internship Bureau (SIB) is advertising paid summer internship opportunities with local employers, including the University of York. Some of these are available on a part-time, hybrid working basis so may suit PGRs. More opportunities will be added over the next couple of weeks. Examples of some of the part-time roles available include: A … Continue reading Summer Internship Opportunities