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Opportunities for Researchers in and beyond Academia

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Overview of the Workshop

The aim of this half-day workshop is to help young researchers identify the broad range of opportunities within and beyond academia. The workshop will highlight the cultures of the different types of organisations. The workshop will also identify the research skills that are valued by the different cultures.

Target Audience: Young researchers at the beginning of their careers.

Duration of Workshop: 3.5 hours

Course Presenter: Dr. Seán McCarthy

Module 1: Opportunities for Researchers beyond Academia

bulletIndustrial and Service Companies
bulletInternational Consultants
bulletEuropean Union Organisations
bulletNational Policy and Public Organisations
bulletInternational Inter-governmental Organisations
bulletCivil Society Organisations

Module 2:How to Sell yourself and your Ideas

bulletFrom Telling to Selling
bulletHow to sell yourself and sell your ideas to:

- Industrial or Service Companies

- International Consultants

- European Union Organisations

- National Policy Organisations

- International Inter-governmental Organisations


How to be Head Hunted

Module 3: European Opportunities for Academic Researchers

bulletHorizon 2020 (European Research Programme 2014-2020)
bulletOpportunities to fund Research and Innovation
bulletIdentifying Ideas and Networking at a European Level.
bulletHow to Sell ideas to European Evaluators
bulletGetting Ready for Horizon Europe (2021-2027)

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