The Career Orientation Course is for PhD candidates and Postdocs who are about to start their final year of employment*. You can also participate if you are a PhD student or postdoc at another university or research institute. Each group consists of a maximum of 12 people, creating a safe environment where personal experiences and ideas can be shared.
The first part of the course gives you clarity in who you are, your competencies and your ambition. The second part of the course gives you practical tools to help you fulfil your ambitions and to find a job inside or outside academia. At the end of the course you will have developed a realistic action plan for yourself.
Preparatory assignments, four workshops and homework
This training course helps you to prepare for your professional future, wherever it may be. You will have learned skills to execute you career plan and submitted your first contacts/applications to potential employers.