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Half-Day Workshop “Practice for Job Interviews”, 8 November 2016


You are waiting for your first invitations to job interviews and want to prepare yourself as good as possible? You want to improve your interview skills? Then take part in our workshop “Practice for Job Interviews” (in German or English, to be determined).

Target group: Junior researchers (PhD students and Postdocs) who are currently applying or plan to apply soon to positions in Industry or other areas outside academic research

Goal: Practice self-presentation in the application process through trainer and peer feedback

Date: Tuesday, 8 November 2016, 13:00-17:00h
Duration: 0.5 day
Place: GZMB building, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room 0.232
Trainer: Dr. Katrin Wodzicki

Deadline for registration: 27 October 2016

The workshop will offer short theoretical input. However, the main focus is training and reflecting on interview situations. It is neither necessary nor possible that every participant will be interviewed during the workshop. Engaging in some active role will, however,be important for everyone to benefit from the workshop. Consequently, participants should be willing to openly talk about themselves as well as to give feedback to other participants in small groups.

Depending on your choice, the workshop will be held in German or English. So please indicate your language preference when registering for the workshop.

Which LANGUAGE to choose: If you are applying to positions in Germany, it is very likely that your job interviews will be, at least partly, in German. In this case, we recommend to challenge yourself during the workshop, even if you are not a native speaker and to choose German as workshop language. Switching partly to English during the workshop is possible if needed.

Pre-work:  For participation in the workshop, it will be necessary to send the task and candidate description of a job announcement you would be interested in, together with your CV and, if available, a respective cover letter.

Registration: Please register here (if you haven’t done it already) and write an email to Dr. Katrin Wodzicki (, including a short statement on your motivation to join the workshop (Why this workshop?) and your preference regarding the workshop language (English/German).

Author: Katrin Wodzicki

Hi, I am Katrin, the coordinator of the GGNB Career Service Unit.

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