This is an online module available through Study Direct. All researchers have access to the site, you will need your ITS username and password to log in. You can enter the site via the following link:
E-Learning for Researchers
ONLINE MODULE OUTLINE(Study time: 1 hour and 35 mins)
This module aims to encourage you to explore the skills and motivations for a career in academia and beyond. Even if you already have a career path planned, the course has a number of exercises for you to work through, including marketing yourself to prospective employers in applications and in interviews, to help you achieve your aims. This module is divided into a number of sections that will help you plan a career in the sectors of academia, public sector, not-for-profit, commercial and self-employment.
The main themes are: