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Workshop “What to do with a PhD?” – 16 May 2013


We are happy to announce our first workshop on “What to do with a PhD?” for late-stage PhD students and early postdocs.

Thursday, 16 May 2013, 9-17 o’clock

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

The workshop deals with what career means and which personal career objectives matter. Participants are introduced to different science-related career paths in the public sector (including universities, but not restricted to) and private enterprises, and which technical and personal skills matter, respectively. Moreover, participants get the opportunity to reflect their own competences and objectives as well as their suitability to these different career paths. Finally, participants develop an individual strategy for their next career steps.

If you would like to take part in the workshop, write an e-mail with a motivational statement (a few sentences about your motivation to take part and your goals/expectations regarding the workshop), if applicable, your year of Ph.D. and further relevant CV information, your affiliation and contact details to the coordinator (

Author: Katrin Wodzicki

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

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