Deakin Research has resources, presentations and workshops related to preparing and planning your career following your research degree. Here are some examples:
- Life after HDR graduation (Deakin resource)
- Life as a researcher
- HDR career planning
- Life post PhD
Useful employment websites and job search strategies:
As well as the general employment sites there are some specialist recruitment firms who advertise vacancies (and help people find work):
- Newspapers: metropolitan and/or local
- Cold calling: approaching employers to ask for opportunities
- Networking: attending conferences, seminars and social events to meet prospective employers.
- Tap into the networks of other people (especially your supervisors).
- Make use of electronic networking tools such as Facebook and LinkedIn.
- Volunteer work: provides experience and contacts