Your career

Your career

“Most of us spend more time planning our annual holiday than our career”
– Innes Henry.

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Networking

Networking

Networking allows you to share your experiences, helps combat isolation and results in increased confidence and self-esteem.

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Standing out from the crowd

Standing out from the crowd

In this competitive world it is important to stand out from other researchers in order to get the best opportunities.

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Mentoring

Mentoring

Mentoring provides an opportunity to discuss your career, sharing experiences and to find solutions to challenges you may be facing.

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Project fund

Project fund

Do you have an innovative idea that will benefit research staff? Find out how you can bid for money to implement your idea.

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Vitae booklets

Vitae booklets

Vitae ‘researcher booklets’ have been created to offer practical information to researchers.

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Research staff reps

Research staff reps

Research staff reps offer information and support to research staff and provide a communication route with the decision makers within the University.
More about reps

Who is my rep?

Real career stories

Video of a real career story

Hear how Bristol researchers (UoB access only) have managed their careers both in and out of academia.

Research Staff Mentoring

Mentoring circles can be a really useful way of getting guidance and support from a more experienced colleague to help you develop your career. Find out more about our Mentoring Circles scheme 2013/14.

Your career

Finding the perfect career for you is unlikely to happen by just sitting back and waiting for it to come to you.
Find out how we can help

The Concordat

The UK Concordat supports the career development of researchers in UK research institutions. Find out more about what the University is doing to implement the Concordat's 7 principles.