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Workshop “The Value of Your PhD and Postdoc Experience in Industry and beyond”, 28 June 2016


We are happy to announce the workshop “The Value of Your PhD and Postdoc Experience in Industry and beyond” with Barbara Hoffbauer.

Target group: Junior researchers with 1-3 years of postdoctoral research experience who wonder about switching to an Industry position

Goal: Get to know about professional perspectives and reflecting about own suitability to different career paths

Date: 28 June 2016
Duration: 1 day (9:00-17:00h)
Place: GZMB building, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room 0.232
Trainer: Barbara Hoffbauer

Detailed Description:

The workshop deals with the value of PhD and postdoc experience for positions in Industry and beyond. Participants are introduced to more or less science-related career paths in the public and private sector (excluding academic careers to professorship). They learn about related technical and personal skills as well as how their PhD and postdoctoral experience might be relevant for those career paths. Moreover, participants get the opportunity to reflect their own competences and objectives as well as their suitability to these introduced career paths. Finally, participants develop an individual strategy for their next career steps.

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

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