Shape your career

Job Search and Applications for a Career Beyond Academia

A workshop offered by the Bonn Graduate Center

In this workshop you will understand how to target your search for future employment, and where you can look for vacancies. You get to know various options of job databases and activities to come into contact with employers. Furthermore, we will deepen the awareness of competences you might have gained at the university and discuss positions in industry.

Online Workshop

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Trainer

Heidi Störr

Language

English

Location

Online

Target Group

Doctoral students from all subject areas

Track(s)

Business and Organization

Certificate

6 units are applicable within the "Doctorate plus" certificate

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Course Content

  • Active and passive job search strategies
  • Ideas for possible positions
  • Identification of relevant competences from academia for industrial jobs
  • Content and design of an application
  • Analysis of job ads and estimation of chances

Course Description

Leaving academia and looking for a job in industry is an important and sometimes difficult step. Understanding the application rules and the expectations of the company enables you to go through a quick and successful job-search process outside academia.

In this workshop you will understand how to target your search for future employment, and where you can look for vacancies. You get to know various options of job databases and activities to come into contact with employers. Furthermore, we will deepen the awareness of competences you might have gained at the university and discuss positions in the industry which might be interesting for you and how you can find more possible jobs.

If you are interested in this workshop, the following complementing offers might also suit you:

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

Acquire the Doctorate plus Certificate in one of our three career tracks.

Qualification Program    Doctorate plus

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