STFC Special Careers and Other Early Career Researchers Event

September 25, 2017, from Sian Giles

PhD careers: the options

The Institute of Physics, STFC and Royal Astronomical Society are organising a special careers event for PhD students and other early career researchers working in the STFC science areas of astronomy, particle physics and nuclear physics, to be held on Wednesday 4 October, 10:00am- 4:45pm, at the Manchester Conference Centre, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB. This event will give an insight into the broad range of career paths open to PhD-holders in STFC science.

This event aims to help, inspire and motivate you to explore the careers options open to you in a welcoming and friendly environment. You will hear from both employers of physics PhD-holders, who will talk about the sorts of people and skills they are looking for, and also from former STFC students who have gone on to pursue interesting, successful careers in a variety of sectors including operational research, data science, public engagement, finance, nuclear regulation and ecological research.

Confirmed employers include: Pivigo, NHS, Sharp Laboratories of Europe, STFC and GORS.

There will be a round table discussion where you will have the opportunity to talk to former STFC students working in a variety of sectors:

Nicky Agius, Department for Education
Claire Burke, Liverpool John Moores University
Ben Cooper, Transport for London
Elizabeth Cunningham, STFC
Adam Nichols, Office for Nuclear Regulation
Susan Vu, Reinsurance group of America

This event is free to attend, but you will be required to pay a £30.00 registration fee which will be reimbursed after the event. Please note that if, having booked, you do not attend we will not reimburse you.

For STFC-funded students and early career researchers, travel expenses will be reimbursed by STFC and you will be given a claim form on the day.

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