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Course Detail

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

All researchers (including staff and PhD students)

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.

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


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.

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


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


Date: Tuesday 20 October 2020

Venue: Webinar, Online, Internet

Time: 14:00 - 15:30


  • Ms G Garrett
  • Ms A Cox