Careers Beyond Academia Online (Faculty of Science)
Duration 1 hour 30 minutes
Team Researcher Academy

This face to face session is run by the Researcher Academy and forms part of the Faculty of Science Training Programme

Target Audience: Open to researchers in the Faculty of Science only

Course Description:

An opportunity to listen to a panel of Nottingham doctoral graduates from a range of professions talk about how they have developed their careers, and to answer your questions on all elements of how to get your first job, how to progress, and what the day-to-day work is like.


This session will help you:

  1. develop your knowledge of alternative career options,
  2. build you skills in career decision making,
  3. Identify how you can present yourself to employers outside academia.


By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Identify further careers research you need to undertake,
  2. Set out key actions to take in order to make an informed decision on your career options outside academia.
Process: Presentations from the panel members followed by a question and answer session 

Course Accessibility

The following table shows a summary of what is needed to participate in the course. 

If you feel you will experience any difficulties participating, please let us know via the ‘special requirements’ tab, providing as much information as possible. The special requirements tab can be completed when you book your place. Alternatively, you can contact us directly at

Access MS Teams
Attend the session at the specified date and time
Use the MS Teams chat box function
Watch and listen to the course tutor(s) and/ or other attendees
Follow the presentation slides during the course

Booking Conditions

Our webinars/ online courses are very popular, especially in the current period and we are experiencing large volumes of people on our waiting lists.  

Please do let us know if you would like to cancel your place on this course so we can offer your place to another delegate. 

Please note, attendances for courses will be recorded. There are no training points associated with courses run by the Researcher Academy.

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