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Upcoming seminars and training by the Graduate Research School

Workshop titleDate and timeDescriptionTo register
HDR Resumes and Cover Letters
by the Careers team
Tuesday 6 Dec, 1 – 2.30pmWhat is the difference? How well do you understand and articulate your personal brand in a way to get you to your next ideal career or role? And what do you need to consider when creating these documents for industry or the research arena?
This workshop will identify some of the do’s and don’t’s, and how you can reduce your chance of getting into the “no” pile. 
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HDR Selection Criteria and Interview Techniques by the Careers teamTuesday 6 Dec, 1 – 2.30pmWhat are these and more importantly how are they used?  How can you convert the written interview into an in-person interview?
Good selection criteria can make or break your chance of getting the role … so let’s make all that time and effort work for you.  We discuss how selection criteria are used in academia and industry and identify some of the key elements and additional approaches you should consider. 
This workshop unpacks how you can create STAR responses that make you stand out, land an interview, and get that job!   
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HDR Networking and using LinkedIn by the Careers teamMonday 12 December 1pm – 2.30pmThis workshop will look at networking, specifically using LinkedIn.
Why network?
What are some networking strategies, approaches, and practice?
Understand how LinkedIn works and behind the scenes
Build connections
Identify how to stand out from the crowd Leverage a consistent brand
Create strategies to optimise your LinkedIn profile, build credibility and have more people find you.
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HDR Academic Career PlanningWednesday 14 December, 1pm – 2.30pmThis workshop will help you explore the elements you need to consider in establishing a career strategy when pursuing an academic career.
Designing your career is a process, not something that will happen two weeks after submitting your thesis or completing your higher degree … so it is important you start thinking about this earlier and developing your job search strategy.
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HDR Student OrientationThursday 23 February 2023
Part 1: 9.00am – 11.30am
Part 2: 1pm – 3.30pm
Hear from key people and areas who support HDR students. Speakers include the Dean, GS; an experienced student and Guild’s Post Grad Students Committee; the Library (faculty librarian support, copyright, research data, writing support); Research integrity and research ethics; Careers team; the Curtin Institute for Computation; and the Faculty English Language Development coordinators.Registrations coming soon to UniHub