Orientation & Career planning

Coaching Day: Career Planning for Postdocs Inside and Outside Academia

A workshop offered by the Human Resources Development

The trainer, Dr. Matthias Schwarzkopf, has accompanied approximately 200 appointment procedures and appointment negotiations as a representative for the Friedrich-Schiller-University of Jena. Through this task, he has built up a broad knowledge of career paths in a wide range of natural sciences, humanities and social sciences. He works as trainer and consultant in the research sector for several years.

Within the individual one-hour coaching sessions you can work with him on the following key topics:

Online-Workshop

Wednesday, December 08, 2021
9:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Individual appointments will be made between 9 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

Trainer

Dr. Matthias Schwarzkopf

Language

English

Location

Online via Zoom

Target group

Research managers | Postdocs 

Track(s)

Research Track
Research Management Track
Business and Organizations Track

Certificate

Certificate of attendance

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Content

Career Planning Inside Academia

  • Planning and optimizing your academic career
  • Evaluating your current academic profile: What did I achieve and what do I still need?
  • Specify your next goals and the major steps towards qualifying for long-term academic career
  • Applying for professorship and other positions inside academia
  • Dealing with the risks of a scientific career
  • Dealing with current challenges

Orientation: Career Inside or Outside Academia

  • My profile - my competences: Which positions suit me?
  • Decision-making support: stay in academia or apply to leave?

Career Planning Outside Academia

  • Job search of non-scientific careers
  • Applications for positions outside academia
  • Which of my skills and experiences are most attractive for non-academic employers?

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.

The premises in the "Alte Sternwarte" are only accessible to a limited extent. If you need assistance with access, please contact the indicated contact person in time, so that we can support you accordingly on the day of the event.

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

In order to be able to participate in the training offers of the Human Resources Development of the University of Bonn, you must have an employment contract with the University of Bonn, be an enrolled PhD student, be active in research for the University of Bonn or be an associated member of a research network. 

For all our event offerings, you will generally receive a confirmation of participation in the event and of its contents.

In addition, we are currently developing a certificate offering along the three "Career Tracks": "Research", "Research Management" and "Business & Organizations". More information will be available soon on the related page of the certificate program: Postdoc plus.

If the currently displayed event can be credited to one of the three "tracks", this is indicated accordingly. 

Contact

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Rebecca Schmitz

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Poppelsdorfer Allee 47

53115 Bonn

+49 228 73-4199

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