Athena Swan

Athena Swan promotes and supports the diversity of all staff in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), and aims to address gender, race and sexual orientation inequalities and imbalance in these disciplines and, in particular, the under-representation of certain groups in senior roles.

Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Webinar – Stepping away from the lab, Thursday 27 July, 12.45–13.30pm

The IOP invites you to the webinar – Stepping away from the lab
Thursday 27 July, 12.45–13.30pm
 
https://global.gotowebinar.com/manageWebinar.tmpl?newWebinar=onetime&webinar=7450652913101692929  
 
Are you a female physics PhD or postdoc who knows a career in academia isn’t for you but are unsure what to do next? Then this webinar is for you.
 
Aimed at female physics early-career researchers who want to stay in physics but move outside academia, it will focus on the what employers look for and how to apply this criteria to your applications. By the end of the webinar you will also understand your career aspirations and values in order to develop your career goals with increased confidence.
 
Webinar outline: The 45-minute webinar will focus on and cover the following topics:
 
* Non-academic roles available for physics researchers
* Where to find support (developmental research staff, careers services and the IOP)
* What employers are looking for
* Effective communication skills for any situation
* Building your networks to find out more
 
If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact:  
Vishanti Fox
Careers & CPD Manager
Institute of Physics
76 Portland Place
London
W1B 1NT
 

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