Ways out of Academia - Job opportunities for Graduates

Online-Workshop

Contact

Name

Juliane Mühlenbruch

Contact for Organizational Matters

Telephone

workPhone
+49 241 80 99119

E-Mail

E-Mail

Contact

Name

Doris Frank

Contact for Content-Related Matters

Telephone

workPhone
+49 241 80 94042

E-Mail

E-Mail

Key Info

Basic Information

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

Description

When you conduct research you do things that are also relevant for employers outside of Academia - employers in the private sector as well as in the public sector. PhD students and postdocs often do not see these connections or do not possess relevant knowledge about job opportunities, application or networking strategies. Do not get lost in the jungle of rumors of the non-university job market - or doubt your suitability for a job outside the university!

Objective

Participants are able to

  • describe their transferable skills

  • plan next steps that are relevant for their individual

career development

  • consider relevant facts on job search etc. when

  • planing their career

Methods

Tools from the area of personnal development; exercises for self-exploration; keynotes on relevant facts; seminar script; feedback by trainer and colleagues

Content

During the workshop you will

  • Identify interesting fields of activity - based on career coaching exercises

  • Analyze your academic profile in terms of transferable skills

  • Develop a personal strategy for planning the next steps to master the transition from Academia to the private sector successfully

  • Receive relevant and up-to-date facts on the topics like job search, network building and application process outside of Academia

Participation Requirements

Participation:

  • To participate you need a laptop or computer with audio / video function (microphone and camera). You also need a stable internet connection.

  • You will receive an individual login code for the moodle course room for the workshop on 5 days before the preparation period latest

  • Preparation phase - prerequisite for participation: approx. 2 hours, on your own time: in the moodle course room you will find materials and tasks to prepare. If necessary, these tasks are supervised by the trainer.

  • On the online attendance date, we will work together on interactive learning situations from 9:00 am to around 1:30 pm (short breaks)

  • Transfer phase: approx. 2 hours, on your own time: in the moodle course room you will receive feedback, can ask further questions and exchange ideas with the trainer and the other participants.

Target Audience

doctoral candidates, who are registered in the Center for Doctoral Studies

Appointments

Number:2020-CDS-364
Date:

Preparation phase: (approx. 2 hours, on your own time)

October 28th to November 3rd, 2020

Online attendance: November 4th, 2020, 9:00 a.m. - approx. 1:30 p.m.

Individual Coachings: November 5th, 2020 (Time slots are allocated in advance)

Transfer phase: (approx. 2 hours, on your own time)

November 5th to 10th, 2020

Course Coordinator:Dr. Eva Reichmann
Place:

Online

Participants: up to 14
Registration:With RWTH-ID (TIM)
Without RWTH-ID (TIM)