The Hull History Postgraduate Committee is delighted to announce the second Careers Workshop for Post-Graduate Researchers in History organised in collaboration with the Careers Service at The University of Hull.
This free one day workshop welcomes all post-graduate students from the History Subject Group, both MA and PhD level, interested in hearing more about how to get ahead in the professional world of History after university.
This workshop shall cover crucial areas to consider in doing a PhD in History and when applying for jobs both inside and outside of Higher Education, including:
- How to Apply for a PhD
PhD Life: Final Year and Viva
Post-Doctoral Research and Management
Alternative Careers for Historians in Heritage and Higher Education
SEE BELOW FOR PROGRAMME OF THE DAY.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a place or for queries.
Hope to see you there!
– George Borrinaga, Job Opportunities Representative, History Postgraduate Committee
10.00: Final PhD Year and Post-Doctoral Project Management
PhD Writing Phase and Post-Viva Reflections
– Susannah Hopson, PhD Candidate
Balancing Research and Administration in a Post-Doctoral Project
– Dr Yvonne Inall, Post-Doctoral Research Associate and Project Administrator, Remember Me: The Changing Face of Memorialisation Project
11.00: Research Pursuits at the Post-Doctoral Level
Making your research interests fit into collaborative projects
– Dr Jennifer Aston, Research Associate, Gender, Place and Memory Project
12.00: Lunch Break (Refreshments will be made available inside the room)
13.00: Alternative Careers for Historians
Working in the Heritage Sector
– Helen Keighley, PhD Candidate/English Heritage
Working in Higher Education Management
– Dr Jacob Zobkiw
14.00: PhD Applications and Research Consortiums
CV, Personal Statements, and Cover Letters
– Emily Peach, Careers Adviser, Careers & Employability Service
Academic Coordination and PhD Applications for NECAH
– Dr Martin Wilcox, Lecturer in History and Academic Coordinator, North of England Consortium for Arts and Humanities: http://www.necah.ac.uk/
15.00: Closing Comments
– Charlotte Garside, President, History Postgraduate Committee