See Sarah’s post on the importance of your personal network when looking for a job:
She regularly adds new posts here:
All our third year DTP students have the opportunity to attend a career planning session with Sarah Blackford at the Fera Training Day on 20th Nov 2017. Sarah is an academic career consultant with a background in bioscience research and scientific publishing. Qualified with a master’s degree in career education and guidance, Sarah has over 15 years’ experience of delivering specialised career support to PhD students and early career researchers in the form of career development workshops and one-to-one coaching. Her workshops, which are based on her book, “Career planning for research bioscientists”, include career issues such as self-awareness, how to make informed career choices, the job market and finding opportunities outside of academia, networking and communication, CV writing and successful interview technique. Sarah believes that effective personal career development lies at the heart of a successful and fulfilling career.