Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers (online course)

Explore different career options, learn what you want out of a career and understand how to implement good career decisions

Through a series of articles, videos, discussions, and reflective exercises researchers will be encouraged to:

  • consider what they want out of a career
  • explore the academic career path (and other career options)
  • increase their confidence in job search and applications

The course is open to research students and early career research staff at any institution in the UK and beyond, offering the opportunity to learn from other researchers. It was developed by experienced careers professionals from the Universities of Edinburgh, Glasgow, and Sheffield.

How to join?

For more information and to sign up for the next course see the Future Learn website.

Future Learn - Career Management for Early Career Academic Researchers

Student testimonials 

The course is impeccably designed, perfectly structured and neatly organised.

My motivation to take control of finding my future career has increased exponentially from the day I started this course.

Thank you for this course!..... I feel I've come a long way in discovering what career path might be best for me, and I feel I know so much more about how I can carve out a career which will fit well within and enrich my life!

I appreciated that the course was not only contained the thoughts of the expert presenters, but that they took the time and care to support their statements and provide us with opportunities to delve deeper into topics that were relevant to us as individuals.