Through project "Science for Society" Aalborg University hosts various courses/events targeted PhD students, PhD graduates (until one year after obtaining the PhD degree), and postdocs at AAU who aim for a career outside academia.
THE COURSES ENCOMPASS:
- Competence clarification – learn to clarify and communicate your professional competences to a non-research context
- "Pitch your PhD" – learn to present your research to future employers in a concise, engaging, and relevant way
- Entrepreneurship – learn about the AAU Inkubator and matters that require special attention in establishing yourself as an entrepreneur
CV and cover letter workshops – get useful advices on your job seeking journey
To meet specific interests and demands, the course programmes are kept open for continuous adjustments or revisions.
The courses are not weighted by ECTS points.
Selected Previous events
11 September 2017: Value in research
5 September 2017: Learn to pitch your research to employers outside academia
3 May 2017: Learn how to communicate your competences
16 November 2016: Competence clarification for PhDs and Postdocs
7 June 2016: Life outside academia
NB: Since this activity is part of a development project, and the project administration must document the effect of the project activities, we reserve the right to contact the participants by email at a later time.