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Bridging the gap from research to practice

What will you do when you have finished your PhD?

The best time to think about it is now…….

Whether you’re in your first, second or third year, it’s always a good time to be thinking about your career ahead.

But if you’re struggling with lots of questions about what to do here is a chance for you to spend some time learning about you, your values, your leadership skills and how you can plan a career journey that is achievable, challenging and rewarding!

Develop leadership skills and explore your career options

Our new Bridging the Gap from Research to Practice Programme can offer:

  • An introduction to a range of future career trajectories inside and outside of academia
  • How to develop your leadership skills, strategically build your network and professional identity
  • An opportunity to build personal development skills in terms of body language, voice and presence
  • Skills learning to navigate the workplace and maximise opportunities for influence and negotiation

Four exciting workshops comprising speakers sharing their career journeys with you from both academic and non-academic settings and a chance to have lunch and chat informally with them, followed by stimulating group work with expert facilitators focusing on you, your values and your leadership skills.

Thursday 20th June, 11.30am to 4.30pm, Institute of Criminology
Thursday 27th June, 11.30am to 4.30pm, Institute of Criminology
Thursday 4th July, 11.30am to 4.30pm, David Attenborough Building
Thursday 11th July, 11.30am to 4.30pm, David Attenborough Building

If you join this programme you learn to be a leader and see there are many more options after your PhD!

See the full programme

If you would like to sign up for this programme, please contact Alison Harvey in the first instance: Alison.harvey@admin.cam.ac.uk with your full name, doctoral year, department and research topic.  Places are limited so please get in touch soon.