Course GSNS Onboarding programme – workshop: Getting the most out of your PhD – a career perspective

ECTS: 0.25

Course leader: Sututhi Perrananthasivam

Language: English

Graduate school: Faculty of Natural Sciences

Course fee: 0.00 DKK

Status: Course is finished

Semester: Spring 2024

Application deadline: 01/05/2024

Cancellation deadline: 01/05/2024

Course type: Classroom teaching

Start date: 15/05/2024

Administrator: Sututhi Perrananthasivam

Please note:

The workshop “Getting the most out of your PhD – a career perspective” is part of the onboarding programme offered by the Graduate School of Natural Sciences/GSNS. The onboarding workshops are offered for PhD students enrolled at GSNS on part A. GSNS PhD students on part B are welcome to join, but should be aware that the workshops are addressed primarily to PhD students on part A.

Name of workshop: Getting the most out of your PhD – a career perspective

Course parameters: No. of contact hours/hours in total incl. preparation: 3/3 hours  

Capacity limit: 50 participants

For more information about ECTS, see the GSNS website

Workshop content:
A PhD is a time to submerge into interesting research and exciting new contexts, but it is also a time to tend to your future career. Your PhD is a step towards your next job regardless of your professional background and your thoughts on career direction. This session will aim at encouraging you to build career management skills during your PhD: strengthen your knowledge and understanding of how adding a career perspective to your PhD is beneficial both for your professional development as a researcher and for ensuring that you have the skills, knowledge and experience necessary for your next career step.

Name of lecturer(s): Vibeke Broe/ Miriam V. Kobbersmed, AU Career, Aarhus University

Workshop format:
The workshop will be a mix of presentations, group work and self-reflection.

Suggested reading: “You & Your PhD, Essential career advice for doctoral students” by Monika Janfelt, 2021

Onboarding programme:
The onboarding programme will introduce different work tools all relating to the process of initiating and doing a PhD project in the best way possible. These will be introduced through peer-mentoring groups and workshops with different topics. By participating in the onboarding programme the PhD students will be offered an insight into handling ups and downs during their PhD, and how to develop as a young scientist. The onboarding programme will also give the PhD students an opportunity to meet fellow PhD students and expand their network – both socially and academically. Read more here.     

Time: 09:00 – 12:00

Place: Nordre Ringgade 4, building 1410, room 038, 8000 Aarhus C.

Please note that seats are allocated on a first-come-first-served basis.

- For questions relating to the content of the workshop, please contact Vibeke Broe, AU Career PhD & JR, 29426029

- For questions relating to administrative issues, e.g. registration or location, please contact: Sututhi Perrananthasivam

Course dates:

  • 15 May 2024 09:00 - 12:00