How you spend your time during your doctorate will have a major impact on your future career and research. It is a good idea to devote some time to thinking about the career direction that you hope to take. Even if you feel clear about what it is that you want to do, you can still benefit from thinking about how to achieve your aims and also considering what alternatives might be available if you are not successful. The Careers section of this website discusses this subject in more detail.
Whether your doctorate is part of a clear career strategy, an attempt to change to direction or simply seems like an interesting opportunity for now, you can still be doing things that will enhance your employability. During your doctorate you have the opportunity to undertake a range of activities that will provide you with useful skills and experience and enable you to explore possible career paths.
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