This half day seminar will guide you through the application process for surgical core training posts. The seminar will cover what to expect and how to prepare through a combination of lectures and workshops focusing on portfolios, management and clinical stations.Why attendUnderstand more about the surgical core training interview processUnderstand how to prepare your portfolio properlyLeave with practical advice and a list of actions to improve your own portfolioHear from recent core trainees about their experience of the interview process, with the opportunity to ask questions and discussAttendees are asked to bring their portfolio and / or an up to date CV.Attendees will also be required to give a short, non power point presentation (3 minute presentation followed by 2 minutes of questions) on one of the below topics:Women in SurgeryWellbeingWorkforce Issues Suitable for:Medical Foundation Trainees Surgical Foundation Trainees