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2020/05/25
by Christin Schröter
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5-day online GMP course (28 September – 2 October 2020) – register now

We are happy to announce another 5-day course on Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). Due to the current situation the course will take place online this time!

Dates: Monday 28 September – 2 October 2020

Registration via email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de (your data will be forwarded to the course organizers)

Fees: The registration fee depends on your current status:

  • Enrolled students/PhD students pay 179€ (early bird) or 249€ (regular fee),
  • Postdocs pay 359€ (early bird) or 499€ (regular fee).

(Early bird registration ends on 28 August 2020)

All participants receive a course certificate after successful completion of an online exam at the end of the course

Further information: https://gmp-kurs.de/

The course language will be German as it predominantly deals with guidelines and regulations specific for the German market.

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2020/05/24
by Christin Schröter
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Online Workshop “Career Planning: What are my further career movements”, 6-7 July 2020

We are happy to announce our next GAUSS Career Service workshops: “Career Planning” by Dr. Matthias Merkelbach.

What are my unique abilities and interests critical in determining the right career path for me?
Can I combine my ideas about a fulfilled life with a career outside of university and academia?
How can I develop a strategy for embarking on a non-academic career path?

This online workshop helps to answer this – and other – questions for all those who want to plan their career development strategically. 

Dates: Monday and Tuesday, 6-7 July 2020
Duration: 2 days, 6 July 2020 (09:00-11:30 and 14:00-17:00) and 7 July 2020 (09:00-11:30 / individual coaching 14:00-18:00)
Location: The workshop will take place online.
Trainer: Dr. Matthias Merkelbach
Target group: Postdoctoral scientist and late-stage PhD students

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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2020/04/26
by Christin Schröter
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Online Workshop “Conflict Management”, 16 and 24 June 2020

We are happy to announce our next GAUSS Career Workshop ”Conflict Management” by Dr. Neela Enke.

Dates: Tuesday, 16 June and Wednesday, 24 June 2020
Duration: 2 half-days (9:00-12:45h)
Location: The workshop will take place online.
Trainer: Dr. Neela Enke

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.

Workshop Description: The ability to deal with conflicts is a key component of professional conduct and an important factor for personal and professional success. The workshop enables the participants to experience conflict as agent of innovation, professional and personal development. Conflicts are often perceived as painful, disruptive and stressful. Only rarely the potential for innovation and change is realized and appreciated. This seminar examines conflicts in regard to their chances and challenges to introduce a constructive concept of conflict as social normality. The participant’s conflict solution competences are strengthened and activated to deal with difficult situations. Professional communication as tool for conflict solution is explained and practiced.

2020/04/25
by Stefanie Klug
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Online Workshop “From a Successful Job Application to the Job Interview”, 15 May 2020

We are happy to announce our next GAUSS Career Workshop ” From a Successful Job Application to the Job Interview” by Barbara Hoffbauer. This workshop is intended for those postdocs and late stage-PhD students who are already informed about various professional perspectives outside academia and have reflected their own suitability for different career paths.

Date: Friday, 15 May 2020
Duration: 1 day (9:30-17:00h)
Location: The workshop will take place online.
Trainer: Dr. Barbara Hoffbauer

Workshop Description: The first part of this workshop focuses on the application documents. In exercises the participants will reflect their individual achievements so far and learn how to convincingly present them in the CV as center-piece of every application. Analysing real job ads the participants will practise how to write cover letters that create the desire to meet the author. They will get advice on how their determination for a specific career path can be reflected in CV and cover letter and what other application documents to include considering differences between jobs in science and industry.

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2020/03/17
by Stefanie Klug
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Online Workshop: “Fast Forward – The Ultimate Productivity System for Researchers” (Online course, starting April 27)

We are happy to announce our next project management workshop “Fast Forward – The Ultimate Productivity System for Researchers” with Dr. Nadine Sinclair.

Achieve amazing productivity and reduce your stress levels in 7 weeks by implementing the productivity secrets that allows management consultants and high-performing industry teams to generate results quickly.

  • Start Date: Monday, 27 April 2020
  • Information event via video conference: Friday, 17 April 2020 at 9:00h (registered participants will receive invitation to video conference beforehand)
  • Duration: 7 consecutive weeks with weekly Q&A session on Wednesdays at 5pm
  • Target group: Postdocs and late-stage PhD students who would like to add effective project management to their skill set and apply the principles to their own research supported by an implementation phase offered during this course.
  • Webpage: https://fastforward.mindmatters.pro/
  • Credits / Certificate: After successfully completing the workshop (this includes completing the different modules AND attending the Q&A sessions), you will receive a certificate and/or 1.5 credits (for PhD students).

This workshop has a different format than our other workshops as it is an online workshop running for 7 weeks including

  • 7 results-oriented implementation modules
  • A private social media community
  • 12 downloadable workbooks & templates
  • 7 weekly live Q&A coaching sessions with the trainer Nadine Sinclair. Please note: If you miss more than one of the Q&A sessions you will neither receive a certificate nor any credits.

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2020/03/12
by Stefanie Klug
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– – -cancelled until further notice – – –

Workshop “Leaderships and Teams”, 22-23 April 2020

We are happy to announce our next GAUSS Career Service workshop “Leadership and Teams” by Dr. Nicole Eulenburg.

Postdocs are often asked to supervise PhD candidates and graduates. In this role it is imperative to be aware of and be able to deal with your own expectations and those of others – a skill which sometimes needs to be acquired first. The workshop teaches leadership tools for situations from the academic and non-academic fields on a general basis and in the context of individual experiences. These help to create a picture of the principal leadership elements and an understanding of how to use them.

Dates: 22-23 April 2020
Duration: 2 days, Wednesday and Thursday, 22-23 April 2020, 9-17h
Location: GZMB building, seminar room -1.105
Trainer: Dr. Nicole Eulenburg

Registration: Please register here (in case you are not yet registered) and send an email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de including a short statement on your motivation to attend the workshop. This workshop is for postdocs only.

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2020/03/12
by Stefanie Klug
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– – – cancelled until further notice – – –

Workshop “Job Hunting and Application Skills”, 11-12 May 2020

We are happy to announce our next GAUSS Career Service workshop “Job Hunting and Application Skill” 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, 11-12 May 2020
Duration: 1.5 days, Monday, 11 May 2020, 13-18h and Tuesday, 12 May 2020, 9-16h
Location: GZMB building, seminar room 0.232
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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