Planning for success beyond your postdoc is designed to help experienced postdocs (usually with two to four years of postdoc experience) to take their next career step, academic or otherwise.

During the course, you will be encouraged to explore your career options and develop an action plan to achieve the next step whilst enhancing your job application and interview skills.

Key areas

  • Reflect on the career choices you have made to date
  • Review the skills and expertise you have acquired as a postdoc and identify gaps
  • Develop strategies to move towards research independence
  • Set clear and robust goals to achieve career progression
  • Build a toolkit to search for jobs
  • Prepare your CV for academic and non-academic jobs
  • Construct an effective job application
  • Refine your interview skills