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Postdoc careers appointments and events


Postdocs and research staff (including research assistants and JRFs) can book an appointment with one of the postdoc careers advisers to:
Discuss your options (inside and outside academia)
Plan how to make best use of your experience at Cambridge
Get feedback on job and fellowship applications
Prepare for interviews with the option of a practice interview

This service is available to current postdocs (including members of research staff) with the University or a University Partner Institute (UPI).

Book an appointment via the Handshake platform.

Events and workshops

A programme of termly careers events are offered specifically for postdocs. Postdocs also have access to a wide range of Careers events offered by the Careers Service as the whole.

Both types of events can be booked online, via Handshake.

What is Handshake?

Handshake is a leading digital careers platforms, and makes booking 1:1 appointments and events quick and easy. It offers a personalised and interactive experience to support your careers activities.

Book Postdoc Careers Service appointments and events 24/7
Create a personalised profile and receive tailored information
Sign up for our Postdoc Careers Service newsletter
Search for jobs and opportunities
Explore options by reading feedback on roles and industries
Message employers and other postdocs
Access a range of in-house Postdoc Career Service resources

Activate your Handshake account to access Handshake