Join us tomorrow (August 21st) at 3 pm ET on Twitter for the #ECRchat. I will be leading a discussion on how to develop a career exit strategy. See below for more information on the chat topic and read my past blog post “What’s your career exit strategy?” to prep for the chat.
Originally posted on #ECRchat:
The next live chat is Thursday 21 August at 20:00-21:00 in the UK (BST), 21:00-22:00 in Europe (CEST), 15:00 New York (EDT), which is Friday 07:00-08:00 in New Zealand (NZST).
How to Develop a Career Exit Strategy
Do you ever think about what you would do if your research position would unexpectedly end in a few months? With the volatile nature of research funding, early-career researchers need to plan ahead before they are left scrambling for another position and taking that first job offer that comes along, which may not be in line with your professional goals.
One way to prepare is to develop a career exit strategy — a short-term job, volunteer position or other activity — that would allow you to stay active in your professional field, while refocusing your efforts on your ultimate career goals.
In this chat, we will brainstorm on possible exit strategies, how to…
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