Graduate Researcher Careers Week

18 - 22 June marks Careers Week for graduate researchers at La Trobe. This week-long festival of events, brought to you by the Research Education and Development team in conjunction with Career Ready, will help you manage your skills, knowledge, and experience to navigate your way along the career path you want. Events feature experts from across the University and employers, and will help you learn new skills and ways of thinking about what you have to offer, promote La Trobe’s suite of amazing industry-based opportunities, and help you discover your purpose. Go to face-to-face workshops and information sessions, read regular blog posts on The RED Alert, and join our Tweetchats (@LTUresearchers). The social media tag to follow is #LTUCareers.

Sessions will be video-conferenced to regional campuses.

Careers Week schedule

Monday 18 June, 9.30 - 4.30pmProfessional Pathways: Preparing for life after the thesis - Learn about La Trobe's exciting new initiative to help you increase your employability and prepare for the career you want.Melbourne Campus and via video-conferencingGraduate researchersBook now
Tuesday 19 June, 10.00 - 11.00am
Networking for your career (TWEETCHAT) - As a current researcher who is considering all their options, what does networking mean and how does it happen? How can you position yourself well for career-building opportunities?

This 2018 Careers Week tweetchat addresses these issues so join in and find out how to position yourself in the best way - career-wise - with your networking. It may not be in the ways you think!

The chat is hosted by Career Ready manager, Jason Brown (@onejasonbrown).
ONLINE on Twitter (Hashtag: #LTUcareers) Graduate ResearchersBook now
Wednesday 20 June, 1.30 - 2.30pmPhD industry mentoring for ASSC and SHE - Industry mentoring is a powerful way to expand your professional network in industry sectors while being supported by an experienced industry leader. Meet current and previous participants to the program and ask them about their experience.Melbourne Campus and via video-conferencingLa Trobe PhD candidates Book now
Thursday 21 June, 1.30 - 3.00pmNetworking tea and panel of employers and Unitemps representativesMelbourne Campus and via video-conferencingGraduate researchers Book now
Friday 22 June, 1.30am - 2.30pmResearch internships with industry - Learn about research internships in external organisations relevant to your area of expertise, and meet current and previous La Trobe interns to hear about their experience.Melbourne Campus and via video-conferencingGraduate researchers Book now