Networking for Career Development

Recruitment for this activity has now closed.  There are still some other activities you can sign up for, please take a look at the other activities listed on this site to see what’s still available.

Networking and leadership development has the potential to enhance leadership and career prospects. This opportunity enables early career researchers from under-represented groups in Engineering and Physical Sciences (EPS) to participate in a range of activities.

Before taking part, please ensure you have read our participant information sheets , by following the links below, and the IM Privacy notice Stage 1 Registration and baseline evaluation survey. See Eligibility and Process for further detail.


Networking for Career Development

Our networking offer provides members with the opportunity to participate in networking activities which will support their personal development and career objectives.  A Personal Development Plan will be developed with an academic supporter, this will be used as the basis for participants to co-identify networking opportunities. Participants can access up to £400 funding to attend networking events until August 2020.

What are the potential benefits?

  • Greater awareness of career development opportunities;
  • Access to peer support networks;
  • Increased visibility within your own institution and beyond.

Participant Information Sheet for Networking for Career Development


All participants will be requested to participate in an evaluation of their networking activities.