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Boost your career in science and engineering

Boost your career in science and engineering

November 2008A one day workshop to help companies and individuals weather the economic storm is being held in central London on 21st January 2009.
The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (IOM3) is organising an event which will include advice on how to improve communication skills, deal with the media, apply for funding, network effectively, and give presentations in order to achieve results that will boost staff skills and confidence and ultimately win more business.
Dr Brett Suddell of ADAS, the conference chairman, says “In these difficult economic times investing in people is more important than ever to gain a competitive edge and have an advantage in the market place. Young scientists and engineers need to develop new skills to add to their technical expertise in order to increase their business potential.”
The workshop will also appeal to student scientists and engineers ready to start out on their career path, who want an advantage when applying for jobs.
An overview of topic that will be covered at the event:
• Career Development, Building your Roadmap • Writing and Publishing a Scientific Paper • Schemes for Professional Engineers • Giving a Scientific Presentation • So you think You’re Competent? Becoming Chartered. • Dealing with the Media • Writing a Proposal for Funding • The Science and Engineering Ambassador’s Programme – Why you Should be Involved • Illusion, Collusion and Delusion in Communications
For further details about the event, please see the website www.iom3.org/events/boost or contact dawn.bonfield@iom3.org.

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