Symposium will be at Irelandís biggest careers event, Career Zoo
Hundreds of PhD and post-doctoral candidates are expected to attend Career Zoo in Dublin on 22 September, where they will be able to walk away with new contacts, tools to market themselves and their research, and maybe even a new job.
The Irish Research Council’s Employment Based Postgraduate Programme is a new initiative offering an employment-focused post-graduate experience.
The Irish Research Council and Silicon Republic have teamed up to offer one researcher an exciting opportunity – a three-week internship at Ireland’s leading technology and innovation news site, Siliconrepublic.com.
Last year’s winner of the internship competition was Irina Pascu, who gives her account of her experience working as an intern at Siliconrepublic.com.
The newly formed Irish Research Council will be holding a symposium for PhD and post-doctoral researchers at the career event Career Zoo in Dublin. The council’s director, Dr Eucharia Meehan, talks about its mission and how it aims to deliver opportunities for Ireland’s researchers, especially in terms of career development.
The Irish Research Council and the National Digital Research Centre are preparing to launch a new competition aimed at getting researchers from all academic disciplines thinking about setting up their own ventures.