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Cancelled – Workshop “Assessment Center Training”, 23 May 2016


— Cancelled owing to a lack of demand —

We are happy to announce again the workshop “Assessment Center Training” with Barbara Hoffbauer.

Target group: Junior researchers (PhD students and early stage Postdocs) who are currently applying to positions in Industry

Goal: Get to know the procedure of an assessment center and train for it

Date: Monday, 23 May 2016 , 10:00-18:00 o’clock
Duration: 1 day
Place: GZMB building, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room 0.232
Trainer: Barbara Hoffbauer

The workshop informs about the content and the procedure of typical Assessment Centers. The participants are involved in practical exercises in a candidate’s role as well as in an observer’s role. They perform single exercises like self-presentation or a conflict conversation and group sessions like open discussions or case studies. They learn what is important and what can be prepared or trained. Additionally they will realize what observers will find out about them and what kind of conclusions they might draw.

Registration: Please register here and email to Dr. Katrin Wodzicki (, including a short statement on your motivation to join the workshop (Why this workshop?).

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