How do you write a CV or resume that will land you the desired job at the next step in your career? What is required for a position in the industry? Have you considered to build your own science startup? How can you best prepare for a job interview?

This course will answer all these questions by covering the following:

Course content

  • Increase your visibility as a scientist: Reputation Building
  • Professional networks and how to utilise them – online and offline
  • Career alternatives 
  • Optimising your CV or resume
  • Transferable skills for the transition outside academia
  • Common questions in a job interview
  • Presentation Techniques
  • Elevator pitch

 

Methodology

The courses are geared towards adult learning and use participatory approaches. The trainer encourages participants to add their experience and knowledge to the course content. Topics covered are backed by real examples and relate to the participants’ field of research.

Before the course, participants can submit specific questions and their own presentation examples by email. The course content will be adjusted to the specific needs and requirements of the participants.

Participants are handed out reading material to be discussed during the course as well as a course summary with their achievements.

Course duration: 2 consecutive days (9am – 5pm)

Number of participants: 8-12

Trainer: Dr. Jo Havemann or Tina Persson

 

Contact us for a custom proposal

The course can be aligned to your requirements regarding duration, form and content.

 


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