Insight into Academia: Is a PhD right for me?
Insight into Academia is a series of informal seminars and informal ‘conversations’, exploring opportunities for an academic career within and beyond the UK, important decisions along the way and what it takes to thrive as an academic.

This seminar is open to anyone considering applying for a PhD. In this 2-hour session we will cover the steps you might take to discover whether a PhD is the right course of action for you, and discuss how to choose the best institution and programme for you. We will also briefly talk about the application process and funding.

Workshop objectives:
* Develop a better understanding of what a PhD involves and its value in the employment market
* Clarify whether a PhD is the right step for you at this point in your life

All welcome. To reserve a place please go to CareerConnect.
Tea/coffee will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own lunch.
Date: 22 October 2019, 12:30 (Tuesday, 2nd week, Michaelmas 2019)
Venue: Careers Service, 56 Banbury Road OX2 6PA
Venue Details: 56 Banbury Road, Oxford
Speaker: Dr Rachel Bray (Oxford University Careers Service)
Organising department: Careers Service
Organiser: Dr Rachel Bray (Oxford University Careers Service)
Organiser contact email address: courses@careers.ox.ac.uk
Host: Dr Rachel Bray (Oxford University Careers Service)
Topics:
Booking required?: Required
Booking url: https://oxford.targetconnect.net/leap/event.html?id=13351&service=Careers+Service
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Fiona Sinclair