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Career Orientation - intensive course of 8 sessions for PhDs in 2nd or 3rd year

8 sessions starting 1 February 2022 (mostly Tuesdays, 3:30-6:00 pm)


Career Orientation Intensive Course - 8 sessions - for PhDs in 2nd or 3rd year

Are you approaching the end of your PhD and thinking about the next step in your career? Do you wonder what your strengths and talents are and what kind of job will suit you?

In this interactive workshop, we will explore topics so as to enable you to make an informed and educated decision in finding what you want to do next and get prepared for it.

This intensive workshop on Career Orientation is tailored for PhD students in 2nd or 3rd year of their PhD.

The maximum number of participants is 12.

Please read the workshop outline carefully and do only register if you are willing (and able) to attend all 8 sessions.


Session 1 – Feb. 1st, 2022, 3:30 pm: Discover what you want in work (2.5 hours), self-analysis for career orientation

Session 2 – Feb. 8th, 2022, 3:30 pm: Networking: (2.5 hours)

Session 3 – Feb. 22nd, 3:30 pm:Professional social media network: the basics + start working on your own profile (2.5 hours)

Session 4 – March 1st, 2022, 3:30 pm: CV and writing your cover letter (2.5 hours)

Session 5 – week March 7th – 11th – to be defined: Mentoring in pairs (2 hours/pair)

Session 6 - March 22nd, 3:30 pm:Ace your job interview (2.5 hours)

Session 7 – April 5th, 2022, 3:30 pm: Producing an Action Plan to better Achieve your Career Goals (2.5 hours)

Session 8 – week April 19th-22nd, to be defined: Individual Coaching (1 hour /person)

Summary: 8 sessions between 1. February until 22. April 2021, 3:30-6:00pm, Individual coaching sessions of 1 hour per person during the last week (17 to 22 April 2021), Online via Zoom.

Dates: 8 sessions betweeen 1. February and 22. April 2022, mostly 3:30-6:00 pm
Venue: online via zoom
Trainer: Liz Moulin

Detailed Information and Registration via Indico

Jennifer Popp
Particle and Astroparticle Physics
Leonardo Ranasinghe
Linda Vanessa Thesing
Photon Science
Ángel Ferran Pousa
Event Calendar
Today - 14:00
Chaired by: Theresa Schredelseker (PIER (Partnership for Innovation, Education and Research))
Location: link will follow
Room: online
Today - 15:00
Speaker: Graham White (IPMU)
Today - 16:00
Speaker: Ben Brueers (Z_ATLAS (Experiment ATLAS)) ; Nils Ernst Klaus Gillwald (PhD Student at DESY) et al.
24 May. 2022 - 09:00
Chaired by: Theresa Schredelseker (PIER (PIER))
Location: link will follow
Room: online
24 May. 2022 - 09:00
Chaired by: Alexander Schiller
Location: Online via ZOOM
24 May. 2022 - 16:00
Speaker: Chris Hays (University of Oxford)
Location: DESY Hamburg
Room: Zoom
25 May. 2022 - 13:00
Speaker: Iftach Sadeh (DESY)
Location: DESY Zeuthen
Room: Zoom
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