Postgraduate Students

To share good practice with members on careers service provision to postgraduate taught and research students with an emphasis on the latter.

Objectives of Working Group 2017 - 2018:

Based on the findings from the study carried out by the working group in 2016 “Careers Provision for Doctoral Students - A survey of National and International Institutions” to:

  • Disseminate findings at national and international events:
    • Workshop presentation: Vitae Researcher Development International Conference Sept 2016  
    • Presentation at the gradireland Higher Education Awards & Symposium Nov 2016 
    • Poster presentation at AGCAS Conference  ‘Research with a practical punch: using research to inform careers and employability delivery’ 3rd July 2017.
  • Establish a virtual network to facilitate collaboration and sharing of best practice with international institutions
  • Organise one day training and networking day.
  • Event to explore options outside of academia in 2018
  • Research medium to long-term career pathways of research postgraduate students’ in 2018

Current Workplan:

  • The group to meet approx. 3 times a year.
  • Host a one day training and networking event

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