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Careers & Enterprise Day

Careers & Enterprise Day
Thursday 14th June, 09:45am-16:00pm
JUB-118, Jubilee Building

Audience: Research staff, early career academic faculty and final-year PhD students

Are you considering your career options? Do you need inspiration?

Come along to our one-day Careers & Enterprise Day to discover some of the possibilities. Speakers from different backgrounds are there to share their experiences of careers outside academia, freelancing, and creating a commercial enterprise from academic research.

You can attend for the whole day, or just the morning or afternoon session. Lunch and refreshments are provided. Booking is essential, so click here for registration details.

Programme

09:45

 Coffee & Registration

10:00

 Welcome & overview of the day

10:15

 Dr Joanna Young – Careers Beyond Academia

 In this short interactive workshop, Joanna Young will help you identify your   transferable skills to help you get a job outside academia.

11:15

 TEA BREAK

11:30

 Alternatives to Employment: Three Perspectives

 In this session, three PhD graduates talk about their freelance careers.

  • Dr Natalie James – Professional Development Coach & Consultant
  • Dr Catherine Pope – Facilitator, Writer & Publisher
  • Dr Joanna Young – Trainer & Entrepreneur

12:30

 Panel Discussion

13:00

 LUNCH

 

 Enterprise

14:00

 Keith O’Brien (Intellectual Property Manager) Introduction to IP

14:30

 Professor Sriram Subramanian Case Study – Ultrahaptics

15:00

 Peter Lane (Sussex Innovation Centre) Support for Enterprising Researchers

15:30

 Panel Discussion

16:00

 Close & Networking


By: Alexander Aghajanian
Last updated: Friday, 20 April 2018

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