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Background and aim
The aim of this course is to support PhD students and postdocs in their preparation to make the transition to industry and/or non-profit organisations. It helps them finding out what position would suit them.
In three full days, you will find answers to questions like: Is it realistic for me to stay in academia or shall I seek for a job elsewere? What do I (really) want? What job opportunities are there for PhD students and postdocs outside academia? What is necessary to make the transition to a position outside academia? Am I maybe too old to make the transition? How can I increase my attractiveness to non-academic employers? What steps do I need to take? How do I present myself towards organisations outside academia? How do I deal with the insecurities I have?, etc.
With help of the trainer and your fellow participants you will receive tailor made answers to the career questions you have. As a bonus, you will definitely gain a lot more self-insight!
Early career researchers: postdocs and third/ final year PhD students; academic researchers on a fixed term contract who are at crossroads of their career.
|Organisation||Postdoc Career Development Initiative (PCDI)|
|Intended credits||A certificate of participation will be provided. At some institutes this can be used to collect credits for your PhD|
|More information||Course website|