How to Transition Successfully Beyond Academia: Top Tips from the People Who Hire You
What do recruiters and employers look for in an outstanding applicant?

For many roles employers actively seek PhD-holders for their technical expertise and skills, whilst others may see research career experience as a unique benefit that makes you stand out from the crowd of usual applicants.

This in-person panel session will answer your questions to senior managers and recruiters about what they look for when hiring researchers applying for roles beyond academia, from networking approaches to CVs and interviews.

This event is part of Careers Beyond Academia: Options and Pathways for Researchers, our careers conference for Oxford University research staff and DPhil students, 20-23 March 2023.
Date: 23 March 2023, 12:45 (Thursday, 10th week, Hilary 2023)
Venue: Careers Service, 56 Banbury Road OX2 6PA
Venue Details: 56 Banbury Road
Speaker: Various Speakers
Organising department: Careers Service
Organiser: Dr Chris Jeffs (Oxford University Careers Service)
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Part of: Careers Beyond Academia: Options and Pathways for Researchers
Booking required?: Required
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Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Fiona Sinclair