How to contact MPs and Members of the House of Lords from Parliament’s Outreach & Engagement Service
How to work with Select Committees from a clerk of a House of Commons Select Committee
How Parliament has been cited in REF 2014 impact case studies from the Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology
“This was one of the most useful events I’ve ever attended.” – RIUKP Attendee, January 2017
“This was a very informative event. I enjoyed learning about how to engage with Parliament and consider the impact of my research on parliamentary activities” – RIUKP Attendee, November 2016
Tickets cost £40 and include lunch. If this fee is a barrier to attendance, please contact us; we may make exceptions in some circumstances. We are also able to discuss group bookings if you would like to book a block of tickets for your institution.
Leading scientific publishers Elsevier are coming to King’s once more to deliver a session for researchers (postgraduate or staff).
This researcher development session will provide:
An opportunity to hear about the process of reviewing papers from one of best known scientific publishers
A chance to speak with current journal editors about the peer review process.
Elsevier mainly publish scientific journals, so these sessions will have a science focus. However. this session is open to researchers from any discipline wishing to deepen their knowledge of the publication and peer review process.
Do you want to develop new skills through a paid summer internship?
Many students choose to engage in internships to help fund their studies and to gain skills to help with employability. Knowing this we thought we would share some opportunities which are available exclusively to King’s students!
Finding & Applying to Opportunities New opportunities will be posted on King’s CareerConnect. If you are interested in applying for the Summer Scheme vacancies or if you are looking for Part-time work, you must first locate the ‘Exclusive Internships for King’s Students’ tab, and click ‘Search and apply’.
You can also find the Kings Internship Team on Facebook. They regularly post alerts to all new vacancies on their Facebook page so why not ‘like’ their page so you don’t miss an opportunity!
About the King’s Research Consultancy
The King’s Research Consultancyis a programme offering PhDs (post-upgrade) the opportunity to consult on a specific research project within a department at King’s College London, or with an external organisation.
You can benefit from this scheme by:
Gaining advanced levels of work-based experiential learning and build on research, analytical and project management skills.
Having access to pre-consultancy training and support from King’s Careers & Employability, if required.
Having the opportunity to apply your PhD subject knowledge to a commercial project, impacting significantly and tangibly on organisational or departmental outcomes.
An exciting, developmental and paid opportunity is being offered to King’s doctoral and post-doctoral researchers to join in the collaboration between The Brilliant Club and the K+ programme, which is King’s College London’s flagship widening participation initiative.
The Brilliant Club is recruiting King’s College London doctoral and post-doctoral researchers to deliver the academic strand of the K+ Spotlight Summer School, an annual highlight in the K+ Programme. You will receive training from qualified teachers, and then design and deliver a series of five tutorials based on your own research to small groups of sixth form pupils over the course of a week.
Those who are conducting research within the following areas are of particular interest: Healthcare, Dentistry, Maths, Computer Science, Politics, History, English Language and Literature.
Considering part-time work alongside your degree? Wanting to develop new skills through a paid internship?
Many students chose to engage in part-time work to help fund their studies or to gain skills to help with employability. Knowing this we thought we would share some opportunities which are available exclusively to KCL students!
Finding & Applying to Opportunities
New opportunities will be posted on King’s CareerConnect, over the next few months. Please note that if you are interested in applying for the Summer Scheme vacancies, you must first locate the ‘Exclusive Internships for King’s Students’ tab, and click ‘Search and apply’. You can also find the Kings Internship Team on Facebook. They regularly post alerts to all new vacancies on their Facebook page so why not like their page so you don’t miss an opportunity!
For a flavour of what schemes you could be applying for, please see the list of opportunities currently being advertised below;
Part Time Schemes
Opportunity title Deadline
Solvency ii Wire
General Admin Intern
E-Learning Content Production Interns
Business Engagement Intern
Bisi Alimi Foundation
Communication and Research Intern
Bisi Alimi Foundation
Fellowship Coordinator Intern
Bisi Alimi Foundation
PR, Marketing & Social Media Intern
Scientific Product Stewardship Intern
Cuts Ice Ltd
Packaging Design Intern
Cuts Ice Ltd
Data Science Intern
Health Project Manager / Account Executive Intern
Partizan international Limited
In-House Nutrition Consultant Intern
Marketing and Social Media Intern
Business Project Intern
Data Analytics Intern
Healthcare Programmes and Communications Intern
Four Health Communications
Scientific Summer Analyst/Consultant Intern
DevOps Infrastructure Engineer Intern
Spoonful of Sugar
WeAreWaterloo Business Improvement District (BID)
If you have questions or would like to meet the Internship Team why not go along to meet them! Here are the details of where and when you can find them:
KERN is an exciting new collaboration which launched in October 2016. KERN aims to foster a growing community of researchers interested in developing, sharing and celebrating their public engagement practice at King’s. The Engaged Researcher meetings and events are aimed at students, researchers and clinical staff at King’s College London. The idea behind KERN is to create a social network for researchers interested in engaging different audiences with their research. They also share monthly newsletters with opportunities to get involved, information on funding, resources and sharing examples of good practice.
RUNNING THE KERN – WORKSHOP
Interested in running the KERN? The why not go along to their brainstorm workshop & decide how the KERN should run in 2017/18 (there will be cake!). Sign up here. (places limited)
If you are interested in enhancing your CV and developing your engagement experience, make sure you don’t miss out on this opportunity.
21 March 2017 | 2-4pm | Council Room | Free
CALLING ALL SCIENCE BUSKERS!
Did you attend KERN’s ‘How to make a busk’ workshop in Feb? The Crick has an exciting call out for science buskers!
Considering Part-time Work alongside your Degree? Wanting to Develop New Skills through a Paid Internship?
Many students chose to engage in part-time work to help fund their studies or to gain skills to help with employability. Knowing this we thought we would share some opportunities which are available exclusively to KCL students! Please see the list below to see what opportunities interest you.
Make sure that you read through the eligibility criteria carefully and apply as directed through the advertisement.
Goodenough College, founded in 1930, provides private residential accommodation for postgraduate students and their families. Located in Bloomsbury, London, Goodenough is home to students from all over the world studying at universities across London. Additional information on Goodenough College can be found at here.
Goodenough College has hosted 6 previous TEDx events, and this year’s event will take place onSaturday, 20 May 2017and is focused on the theme of [R]evolution.
From the gradual and continuous development that necessitates evolution, to the abrupt and sudden change that constitutes revolution, TEDxGoodenoughCollege will explore how and why the world and its inhabitants are constantly changing, and where this may lead us.
For more information about the event, including highlights from last year’s event, please see thewebsite.
Goodenough College is currently looking for extraordinary speakers to share their ideas at this event. If you would like to speak at the TEDxGoodEnoughCollege event then why not apply? You can find theapplication form here. The deadline is 23:59, on 28 February 2017.
As part of the King’s Research Consultancy, King’s Together is seeking a post-upgrade PhD student at King’s College London to work on a sub-project as part of an exciting new project to research patient flow in a hospital environment.
The projects will commence in February 2017 and will run for around 3 months, for one day per week. The consultants will be paid £125 per day.
The closing deadline for applications is 11:59pm on Sunday 19 February 2017.