Career Planning: How to shape your future

Contact

Name

Odile Clavery

Contact for Organizational Matters

Telephone

workPhone
+49 241 80 99524

E-Mail

E-Mail

Key Info

Basic Information

Type:
Workshop
Topic:
Career
Language:
english
Staff Development Measures:
Yes
Fields of Action:
Promote personal development
Format:
In-Person
Institution:
Staff Development
Participation Fee:
Free

Objective

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 university career?

How can I develop a strategy for embarking on an academic career path or other career choices?

This seminar helps to answer these – and other - questions for those who want to plan their career

development strategically. It focuses on supporting experienced scientists and researchers. It

offers them possibilities to reflect upon future university careers or alternative career choices.

Based on their individual profiles, participants develop their own vision for their future personal and

professional lives.

 You reflect upon your professional career path and develop a well-orchestrated plan

 You develop a biographically-based profile that highlights und evaluates your

individual qualifications, skills and job visions

 You explore different occupational alternatives: Career at university/research center

or “outside”, e.g. in a company

 You get information about formal and hidden requirements for careers at university

with special focus on Germany and Switzerland

Methods

Individual work and team work

 Individual coaching session

 Visualizing methods

 Presentation and group discussion

Content

Creating your profile of skills and qualifications: highlighting your strengths and accomplishments

- Choosing your criteria and values for work and life

- Developping a vision for your own professional and private life

- Review and evaluation of personal development goals

- detect your professional framework

- Next steps: application procedures and job interview

Target Audience

Female PhD students, Postdocs who work in research groups (SFB, GRK, IRTG, SPP, KFO) with DFG-Gender equality funds

Appointments

Number:2022-DFG-446
Date:

This seminar will take place on the 13.09.2022 and 14.09.2022 from 9:00 to 17:00

PEZ

Kackertstraße 7 - room 8 (2. floor)

52072 Aachen

Course Coordinator:Matthias Merkelbach
Slots: up to 12
Registration:RWTH-SingleSignOn
External registration