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2018/11/13
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Career Impulse Session (7 December 2018) with Ulrike Keitel/IDT Biologika GmbH: “Utilize scientific experience in an extra-academic career”

We are happy to invite you to our next Career Impulse Session titled “Utilize scientific experience in an extra-academic career” with Dr. Ulrike Keitel from IDT Biologika GmbH.

Ulrike will share her experiences with finding a position in industry and will talk about the opportunities she took to gain additional skills during and after the PhD theses. Further, she will give an overview about her responsibilities as Project Manager in the pharmaceutical environment, especially in the area of contract manufacturing, and her work as a group leader.

Date: Friday, 7 December 2018
Time: 14-16h
Location: GZMB building, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room 0.232 (ground floor)

For organizational reasons please write a short email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de if you plan to attend. Continue Reading →

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2018/11/02
by Christin Schröter
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Career Impulse Session (22 November 2018) with Christian Schulz/Elsevier Publishing: “A peak behind the curtain – how publishers manage scientific journals”

We are happy to invite you to our next Career Impulse Session titled “A peak behind the curtain – how publishers manage scientific journals” with Dr. Christian Schulz from Elsevier Publishing in Amsterdam.

Most academics are well aware of what the role of an editor involves, but what about the publisher behind the journal? What does a publisher do and what does it take to succeed?

Christian will give answers to these questions, based on his experience working as a Senior Publisher at Elsevier. Time will be given for further questions.

Date: Thursday, 22 November 2018
Time: 15-17h
Location: tba (North campus)

For organizational reasons please write a short email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de if you plan to attend. Continue Reading →

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2018/11/01
by Christin Schröter
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Workshop “Networking in Science”, 10-11 December 2018

Networking is the most effective career building method! It works by developing relationships and talking with people who can support you to explore career options and goals.  Studies show that 70% to 90% of satisfying positions inside and outside of academia are found through proper self-promotion and networking.

In order to be able to operate successfully, good contacts are often helpful both to the people you are helping, as well as to relevant PIs, collaborators and colleagues. This network of grown relationships offers professional support, advice and information in your daily work.

The right internal and external network contacts and collaborations can facilitate work processes, additionally, by encouraging and motivating you. In short: a functioning and vital network can increase joy and satisfaction at your job.


Date: 10-11 December 2018
Duration: Monday: 14-18h; Tuesday: 9-17h
Location: GZMB, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room -1.105 (basement)
Trainer: Dr. Silke Oehrlein-Karpi

Registration: Please register here and send an email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de including a short statement on your motivation to attend the workshop.

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2018/10/10
by Christin Schröter
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Career Impulse Session (26 October 2018) with Peter Wehner/Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH: “Skills in Science – Opportunity in Industry”

We are happy to invite you to our next Career Impulse Session titled “Skills in Science – Opportunity in Industry” with Dr. Peter Wehner,Sales Specialist at Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH.

Many people used microscopy techniques during their PhD but how could you use such a skill to start a career in industry?

Peter Wehner a 3D-Imaging Specialist in Sales at Carl Zeiss Microscopy GmbH will explain how he used his knowledge in science for his current job and why a sales position could be a good start for your career.

Maybe it will help you to hear how he benefited from every educational step in his career and what it means to work as a sales specialist.

He is happy to share his experience with you and answers all your questions at the end.

 

Date: Friday, 26 October 2018
Time: 13-15h
Location: European Neuroscience Institute, ground floor, large seminar room 0.56 (ground floor, to the left from entrance)

For organizational reasons please write a short email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de if you plan to attend. Continue Reading →

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2018/09/21
by Christin Schröter
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Workshop “Job Hunting and Application Skills”, 5-6 November 2018

We are happy to announce our next GAUSS Career Service workshop “Job Hunting and Application Skills – Natural and Life Sciences” by Gaby Schilling.

Target group: Postdoctoral scientist and late-stage PhD students who are currently applying or planning to apply for a position in industry or other areas outside academia.

Goal: Becoming familiar with all steps involved in the application process.

Dates: Monday and Tuesday, 5-6 November 2018
Duration: 1.5 days, Monday (13-18 h) & Tuesday (9-16 h)
Location: GZMB building, seminar room 0.233
Trainer: Dr. Gaby Schilling

Registration: Please register here and send an email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de including a short statement on your motivation to attend the workshop.

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2018/09/05
by Christin Schröter
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Career Impulse Session (28 September 2018) with Nico Geisel: “Data Science in Industry and Consulting”

We are happy to invite you to our next Career Impulse Session  titled “Data Science in Industry and Consulting” with Dr. Nico Geisel.

Harvard Business Review called Data Scientist “the sexiest job of the 21st century”, and in in particular it has also become a very attractive career path for graduates of physics, mathematics and similar. What is it like to work as a Data Scientist? Which career options exist for graduates and PhDs, and which professional profiles are sought after?

Nico Geisel will give answers to these questions, based on his experience working as a Principal and Lead Data Scientist at The Boston Consulting Group. Time will be given for further questions.

Date: Friday, 28 September 2018
Time: 14-16h
Location: lecture hall HS3, Friedrich-Hund-Platz 1, 37077 Göttingen

For organizational reasons please write a short email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de if you plan to attend. Continue Reading →

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2018/08/10
by Christin Schröter
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Career Impulse Session (11 September 2018) with Nadine Sinclair: “Scientist turned entrepreneur, coach and consultant – developing a versatile career”

We are happy to invite you to our next Career Impulse Session  titled “Scientist turned entrepreneur, coach and consultant – developing a versatile career” with Dr. Nadine Sinclair.

Date: Tuesday, 11 September 2018
Time: 15-17h
Location: GZMB building, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room 0.232 (ground floor)

After the talk, Nadine will take some time to answer your individual questions.

For organizational reasons please write a short email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de if you plan to attend. Continue Reading →

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