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Social Science and Humanities Research Careers outside Academia, London

  1. Thu 02 Feb

    A one-day Eastern, London and Southern AGCAS regional training course to raise awareness of research careers outside academia. 

    What will it cover?
    •The various job roles within this area
    •Career progression opportunities
    •Recruitment and selection in the sector
    •Tips for advising students who wish to enter these professions

    The event will consist of 3 panel talks on:
    -          Research careers in government and parliament Confirmed speakers - Department of Communities & Local Government, West Sussex County Council, House of Commons Library, Parliamentary Researcher
    -          Research careers in think tanks and social research – Confirmed speakers – Think Young, Centre for Social Justice, NatCen, Learning & Work Institute
    -          Research in charities, market research and media research – Confirmed speakers – National Literacy Trust, ORC plus other speakers to be confirmed shortly

    Each talk will be followed by small group discussions in a speed networking style where careers staff can ask follow up questions in a smaller group setting.

    Who is it for?
    All careers service staff working with students and graduates looking for research roles outside of academia.

    Please book your place by completing a Regional Course Booking Form (below) and send to Amy Townsend (tel 0207 040 0117) by 27 January 2017.


    Date(s) & Timing 02 Feb 2017 09:30 16:00
    Full Member price £30.00
    Affiliate Member price £35.00
    Conference Member price £40.00
    Student Member price £45.00
    Non-member price £50.00
    Venue Northampton Suite, City, University of London, Northampton Square, London
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