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Career Orientation and Application


  • You will have formulated a personal profile and know how to draw up a plan of action to make the next step in your career using your network.
  • Furthermore you will have the opportunity to discuss and check your resume and application letter among peers.
  • In the last afternoon you can practise an interview.


What am I good at and what can I further develop?

  • What makes me tick?
  • How do I tend to act?
  • What do I expect from my career?
  • How do I achieve that objective?
  • How can I create and use my network effectively?
  • Course code

    CO-1909, CO-1911

  • Programme is for

    For English-speaking PhD-candidates and postdocs who wish to move on from academia to industry.

  • ECTS

    The study load for this course is roughly equivalent to 1 ECTS.

  • Date

    Monday 2, 9, 16 and 23 September 2019
    13.00-17.00 (except 16 September: 13.30-17.30) plus interview training.

    Monday 4, 11 November, Thursday 21 November, Monday 25 November and Monday 2 December 2019 (interview training).

  • Time

    4 meetings and a possibility to practise an interview in a fifth meeting. 

  • Location

    Building Logica, UT Campus

  • Course fee

    This training will be paid from central funds. However, you do need permission from your head of department.

  • Maximum participants

    Maximum 17 participants

  • Trainers

    Drs. Harry Linders, senior trainer and consultant

  • Course materials

    Course materials will be provided during the training.

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Career Orientation and Application
November 2019
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