As a PhD student or Postdoc at AAU in Aalborg, you can receive individual career counseling and participate in workshops specifically concerning employment outside the university sphere. This is through the EU project Science for Society. In this page you cn find information on all the activities.
For PhDs and Postdocs
05.09.2017 at 01.00 PM - 03.30 PM
Learn to pitch your research to employers outside academia
11.09.2017 at 00.30 PM - 03.30 PM
Value in research workshop
16.11.2017 at 00.00 AM - 17.11.2017 at 00.00 AM
Science for Society PhD Conference – Impact on Society
12.12.2017 at 01.15 PM - 03.45 PM
PhD Employability – learn to communicate your PhD competences
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PHD ALUMNI ON THEIR CAREER OUTSIDE THE UNIVERSITY SPHERE
At the conference "Phd career paths outside academia - employability and entrepreneurship for young researchers" which was held in connection with the EU project Science for Society 27th and 28th Februar 2017 in Aalborg, PhD alumni told other PhDs about their career paths outside the university sphere. See the videos here.
From Ph.D. student to engineer in Vestas
Rui Wu, formerly a Ph.D. student at Aalborg University, had help from the Career Center with his job application to Vestas. He now works there as an engineer.
All PhD students can now receive help in planning their careers outside of the university
As a part of a completely new three-year project, the Careers Center is now offering career guidance for all PhD students at AAU. This guidance should, among other things, help the PhD students in thinking through different career possibilities and find out that their future can certainly be outside the university.