Career Planning: from its definition to its implementation

COMUE Lille Nord de France

Main Objective
Helping doctoral candidates to clarify their professional goals and to envision the impact of their PhD experience on their career. Giving them tools to define and implement their career planning.

Pedagogical goals
After the training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the cornerstones of “career development” and get acquainted with the professional environments where they can work.
  • Understand the importance of career planning for their professional evolution
  • Define their career planning by using specific tools and methods
  • Analyze their PhD research experience as a step of their career
  • Implement an action plan to prepare their professional development

Content
Interactive workshop with a mix of concepts and methods to elaborate a career planning and to market the doctorate efficiently. Practical applications to put the methods into practice and allow participants to become more confident and autonomous. Exchange between peers to generate new professional ideas.

Date

 

08 & 09/10/2019

Location

 

COMUE Lille Nord de France - 365 bis, rue Jules Guesde BP 50458 - Villeneuve d’Ascq Cedex

Trainer

 

Melike RIOLLET (ABG, International cooperation and training).

ABG: (Association Bernard Gregory) is a non-profit organization founded in 1980. ABG has always been a pioneer in the coaching of future and current PhD students as well as PhD graduates. It is still developing for them a training portfolio based on concepts from the economic sector. ABG also helps companies recruit PhDs through a job board that is unique in France and in Europe.

The maximum number of subscriptions is 15.
Register as soon as possible!

For any questions regarding this training please feel free to send an email to Samya.Ehlalouch@UGent.be

Program

1 - Where are PhDs working?

  • Positions for PhDs: public research, R&D in the private sector, positions outside research, international organizations...
  • What you should look for in a job ad
  • Tools to keep track of your inquiries about the job market
  • Career development in the academic and economic sectors

2 - Characteristics of the doctoral experience

  • The PhD as a professional experience: qualities and skills that are developed during the doctorate
  • The PhD as a springboard

3 - Envisioning your future career

  • Knowing yourself
  • How to get relevant information on positions or sectors you are interested in
  • Designing your future

4 - Testing your career plan within the reality

  • How can networking help you refine your project?
  • The good use of social media
  • Identification of your assets and weaknesses for the implementation of your career planning

5 - Pursuing the implementation of your career planning

  • How to design your goals... and reach them
  • Defining an efficient action plan
  • Tips to maintain the dynamics
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