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Writing Successful Applications for the Academic Job Market

A workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center.

This one-day workshop will benefit anyone writing academic job applications in English. The morning session will focus on key elements of writing a persuasive cover letter while the afternoon session will focus on writing CVs.

Face-to-face-Workshop

Thursday, September 09, 2021
9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

In case in-person gatherings are not possible, the workshop will be switched to an online format

Trainer

Bridie McHale, Lesley-Anne Weiling

Language

English

Location

In case in-person gatherings are not possible, the workshop will be switched to an online format.

Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn
Room 0.003

Target Group

Doctoral candidates from all subject areas

Track(s)

Research      

Certificate

11 units are applicable within the "Doctorate plus" certificate

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Course Content

  • Interpreting the job advert
  • Identifying your strengths and successes
  • Planning your CV and cover letter
  • Reducing wordiness and editing for style
  • Putting it all into practice: individual 121 feedback on CVs and cover letters

Course Description

This concentrated workshop will be a mixture of individual and group writing exercises, input sessions by the instructor using real-life examples and discussion. Participants should bring their CV to the workshop and any other relevant material such as job adverts or cover letters.

Contact

Bonn Graduate Center

Contact

+49 228 73-60141

graduiertenzentrum@uni-bonn.de

Address

Alte Sternwarte
Poppelsdorfer Allee 47
53115 Bonn

Also see

Certificate Doctorate plus

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Qualification Program    Doctorate plus

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