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Higher degree by research info session

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If you’re thinking of pursuing a career as a researcher, find out about what’s involved at an info session at Curtin Open Day.

Event details

Come along to a free one-hour event to learn about becoming a researcher.

Date
Sunday 2 August (at our annual Open Day event)
Time
10.30 am to 11.30 am
Venue
Norman Dufty Lecture Theatre (Building 210, Room 102), Bentley Campus
Cost
Free
Two Curtin researchers working in a laboratory

During this one-hour session you will learn about the following:

  • required educational/ academic requirements to pursue future employment in a research role
  • the types of responsibilities and work activities that are part of working in a research role
  • examples of the types of research programs and collaborations with other universities, industry and/ or government agencies
  • the skills, personal attributes and attitudes/ values that are essential in making a candidate a good fit for a career in research
  • recommended strategies, actions and activities for a student aspiring to develop a career in research, in order to make them a competitive candidate for postgraduate study applications and employment in a research role
  • the most enjoyable aspects and challenges of being a researcher.

Register for this event via Eventbrite.

 

Why pursue a Higher Degree by Research?

A higher degree by research enables you to:
•    enhance your career prospects (even if your research is not directly related to your job, employers will frequently look favourably on someone who has taken up this challenge)
•    gain intellectual stimulation
•    develop your analytical skills
•    pursue an area of interest in greater depth.

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