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2018/09/20
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Workshop “Networking in Science”, 10-11 December 2018

Networking is the most effective career building method! It works by developing relationships and talking with people who can support you to explore career options and goals.  Studies show that 70% to 90% of satisfying positions inside and outside of academia are found through proper self-promotion and networking.

In order to be able to operate successfully, good contacts are often helpful both to the people you are helping, as well as to relevant PIs, collaborators and colleagues. This network of grown relationships offers professional support, advice and information in your daily work.

The right internal and external network contacts and collaborations can facilitate work processes, additionally, by encouraging and motivating you. In short: a functioning and vital network can increase joy and satisfaction at your job.


Date: 10-11 December 2018
Duration: Monday: 14-18h; Tuesday: 9-17h
Location: GZMB, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room 1-1.105 (basement)
Trainer: Dr. Silke Oehrlein-Karpi

Registration: Please register here and send an email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de including a short statement on your motivation to attend the workshop.

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2018/09/05
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Career Impulse Session (28 September 2018) with Nico Geisel: “Data Science in Industry and Consulting”

We are happy to invite you to our next Career Impulse Session  titled “Data Science in Industry and Consulting” with Dr. Nico Geisel.

Harvard Business Review called Data Scientist “the sexiest job of the 21st century”, and in in particular it has also become a very attractive career path for graduates of physics, mathematics and similar. What is it like to work as a Data Scientist? Which career options exist for graduates and PhDs, and which professional profiles are sought after?

Nico Geisel will give answers to these questions, based on his experience working as a Principal and Lead Data Scientist at The Boston Consulting Group. Time will be given for further questions.

Date: Friday, 28 September 2018
Time: 14-16h
Location: lecture hall HS3, Friedrich-Hund-Platz 1, 37077 Göttingen

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2018/08/10
by Christin Schröter
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Career Impulse Session (11 September 2018) with Nadine Sinclair: “Scientist turned entrepreneur, coach and consultant – developing a versatile career”

We are happy to invite you to our next Career Impulse Session  titled “Scientist turned entrepreneur, coach and consultant – developing a versatile career” with Dr. Nadine Sinclair.

Date: Tuesday, 11 September 2018
Time: 15-17h
Location: GZMB building, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room 0.232 (ground floor)

After the talk, Nadine will take some time to answer your individual questions.

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2018/08/10
by Christin Schröter
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Workshop “Advanced Project Management”, 12-13 September 2018

This workshop is building on the “Fundamentals of Project Management Course” and is aiming at postdoctoral researchers with existing PM skills who would like to learn how to plan and manage projects with multipe team members, conduct risk assessements and make decisions on continuting (or not) projects.

Date: Wednesday and Thursday, 12-13 September 2018
Duration: 1,5 days; Wednesday: 9-17h, Thursday: 9-13 h
Location: GZMB building, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room 0.233 (ground floor)
Trainer: Dr. Nadine Sinclair

Registration: Please register here and send an email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de including a short statement on your motivation to attend the workshop.

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2018/08/09
by Christin Schröter
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Workshop “Job Hunting and Application Skills”, 5-6 November 2018

We are happy to announce our next GAUSS Career Service workshop “Job Hunting and Application Skills – Natural and Life Sciences” by Gaby Schilling.

Target group: Postdoctoral scientist and late-stage PhD students who are currently applying or planning to apply for a position in industry or other areas outside academia.

Goal: Becoming familiar with all steps involved in the application process.

Dates: Monday and Tuesday, 5-6 November 2018
Duration: 1.5 days, Monday (13-18 h) & Tuesday (9-16 h)
Location: GZMB building, seminar room 0.233
Trainer: Dr. Gaby Schilling

Registration: Please register here and send an email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de including a short statement on your motivation to attend the workshop.

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2018/08/09
by Christin Schröter
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Workshop “Scientific Grant Writing”, 23-24 October 2018

This workshop helps postdoctoral scientists and late-stage PhD students considering to apply for research funding to improve their grant writing skills, learn how to structure and write a successful grant application and how to choose the right funding call.


Date: Tuesday and Wednesday, 23-24 October 2018
Duration: 2 days (10:00-17:30h)
Location: GZMB, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room 0.233 (ground floor)
Trainer: Dr. Alexander Schiller, Schiller & Mertens, Jena

Registration: Please register here and send an email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de including a short statement on your motivation to attend the workshop.

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2018/08/09
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Workshop “Fundamentals of Project Management”, 10-11 September 2018

This workshop provides a comprehensive introduction to project management. It is aimed at postdoctoral researchers who would like to add project management to their skillset und apply the principles to their own research.

Date: Monday and Tuesday, 10-11 September 2018
Duration: 1,5 days; Monday: 9-17h, Tuesday: 9-13 h
Location: GZMB building, Justus-von-Liebig-Weg 11, seminar room 0.232 (ground floor)
Trainer: Dr. Nadine Sinclair

Registration: Please register here and send an email to career@gauss.uni-goettingen.de including a short statement on your motivation to attend the workshop.

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