Career development workshops for postgraduate research students

11 March 2011

The Careers Centre is conducting a number of workshops in April to assist postgraduate research students shape their careers. These include:


Grant writing applications
Use your skills to source the best ways of applying for grants. How to make the most of your Research Support - hear tips and ideas as to how to make your grant application as effective as possible.
Tue 5 April4-5.30pmNew Law School Annexe SR 340

How employable is my postgraduate degree?
(or Life, Love and Laughter after Research)
Come along and listen to employers who are keen to recruit research students. What you can be doing now to market your degree? What skills are sought? Hear from successful postgraduates who are doing what they love. Employers include Sweeney Research, Van Eyk, Mission Australia, National Parks and others.
Wed 6 April4-6pmNew Law School Lecture Theatre 026

The Seven Secrets of Highly Successful Research Students
Hugh Kearns, iThinkwell & Flinders University
Rate yourself on the Seven Secrets and work out exactly what you can do to improve your progress. Topics include dealing with your supervisor, writing, being realistic, reducing distractions and hanging in there when the going gets tough.

Hugh Kearns has developed international award winning programs for research students, helping high achieving people achieve their goals.

Thu 14 April4-6pmCarslaw Lecture Theatre 159