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
15 May 2018: Social Entrepreneurship Seminar 1
18 April 2018: Meet PhD entrepreneurs and learn about the AAU Inkubator
14 March 2018: Company visit for PhDs at Aalborg Portland
12 February 2018: Meet an entrepreneur and learn about the AAU Inkubator (in CPH) - short video with the presenter Sahra-Josephine Hjort
8 February 2018: Company visit for PhDs at Trackunit
31 January 2018: Besøg på UCN
25 January 2018: Life after Academia
12 December 2017: PhD employability - learn to communicate your PhD competences
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.