Orientation & Career planning

Tips and strategies for accessing Germany’s non-academic job market

Offered by the Human Resources Development

Get an overview what careers are out there for you as a doctorate holder and where to look for career options outside of classic academia. You will be empowered to try out new strategies and start taking your next career steps. Even if you’re still undecided about whether to leave or stay in academia, the workshop will be of interest. 

The event is part of the Postdoc Appreciation Week and all interested postdocs throughout Germany are kindly invited (first come first serve).

Online Talk

Monday, September 16, 2024
01:00 p.m. - 03:00 p.m.


Dr. Philippa Cook




Online via Zoom

Target group



Research Track


There is no certificate of attendance for this offer

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In this online workshop especially designed for international researchers we will

  • take a look at some facts and figures about the landscape of the job market in Germany
  • gain insights into how appointments (typically) get made and what you can do to maximize your chances
  • learn about strategies for making contacts and building a network beyond academia

This workshop includes a mixture of input from the trainer along with the chance to ask questions and do small group activities.

Frequently asked questions

No. Human Resources Development will cover the costs.

Yes, if an event is fully booked, we will put you on the waiting list. You will then move up if a place becomes available again in time before the start of the event.

If you are employed at the University of Bonn and need childcare during an event, please contact the Family Office of the University of Bonn.

Everyone who  participates at the Postdoc Appreciation Week Germany 2024 can participate in this event.

There is no certificate of attendance for this event.


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53115 Bonn

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