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Course Detail

RD-RC-008 - QM Careers: CVs and Applications for Jobs Outside Academia

AUDIENCE:
All researchers (including staff and PhD students)

JOINING INSTRUCTIONS:
This workshop will be hosted online.
You will receive joining instructions via email 2 weeks in advance of the session and again 2 days in advance.

DESCRIPTION:
Writing a CV for a job beyond academia involves labour market research and a tailored approach. Ensuring that your CV and cover letter are adapted to specific roles will increase the chances of you securing an interview.

This webinar/workshop explores:
- the skills and experience that employers beyond academia seek
- methods and approaches for providing evidence of your skills and experience on your CV and cover letter

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DEPARTMENT POLICIES
Late arrival:
If you anticipate arriving late, please advise us as soon as possible. Please note that the instructor reserves the right to not admit any latecomers.

Assistance:
If you require any type of assistance, whether it is with mobility, visual and/or hearing, please let us know at resdev@qmul.ac.uk so we can do our best to accommodate you.

Objectives

By the end of this course, participants should be able to:

  • To gain and insight into the skills and experiences valued by non-academic employers.
  • To identify the key skills and experience required for a non academic CV/application form and summarise these effectively on applications.

Provided by: QM Careers

Details

Date: Tuesday 20 October 2020

Venue: Webinar, Online, Internet

Time: 14:00 - 15:30


Tutors

  • Ms G Garrett
  • Ms A Cox