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Career Coaching Outside Academia

17 October 2019 - 28 February 2020

COAST (Career Orientation and Skills Training for Postdocs at DESY) and PIER join together in offering a pilot coaching program for PhD researchers interested in careers outside of academia.

COAST career center for postdocs is waiting for funding approval and is expected to start in the first quarter of 2020. In the meantime, PhD researchers have the opportunity to receive one-on-one career coaching sessions. PLEASE NOTE: The coaching sessions are available only for PhD students with a DESY contract.

The 90-minute confidential sessions can help:

• Clarify career goals outside of academia
• Explore options
• Identify strengths and challenges
• Implement plan for skills development
• Prepare for upcoming interviews
• Gain information on resources at DESY

When and where:

Thursdays and Fridays from 10:00 to 11:30 and 11:30 to 13:00 Between October 17-February 28 (max. 2 sessions per person) PIER Building 61, Room 116.

How to make an appointment:

Please contact: Annette.leemans@desy.de
Slots will be filled on first come, first serve basis. Please give 2 possible time slot options.

About Annette: Annette Leemans has a Master’s in Career Counseling from St. Mary’s College in California. She is the COAST career counselor for Postdocs at DESY. Her approach is non-directive using unconditional support and empathy. Her mission is to empower people coming from all socio- economic backgrounds and nationalities in reaching their full potential. As a life-long learner, she values transparency and perseverance in order to continue to grow intellectually while deepening her cultural awareness.

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Location: Seminar room 3
22 Oct. 2019 to 23 Oct. 2019
Chaired by: Matthias Mayer
Location: 456, building 25f
23 Oct. 2019 14:00
Speaker: Hua Guo (Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, University of New Mexico, USA)
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23 Oct. 2019 14:30
Location: build. 2a, SR2
24 Oct. 2019 09:00
Chaired by: Andreas Voss
Location: 4a
24 Oct. 2019 11:00
Speaker: Daniel Marx
Location: CFEL, Gebäude 99, Seminarraum 4,
24 Oct. 2019 15:30
Location: CMS meeting room
25 Oct. 2019 10:00
Speaker: Florian Christie
Location: CFEL, Gebäude 99, Seminarraum 4,
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