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HIGRADE Career Day 2012

Date: 1st October 2012, 9:00 - 17:00

Location: UFZ Leipzig, KUBUS

Programme:

Presentations

9:00-9:15 Welcome Address, Dr. Vera Bissinger, UFZ Leipzig
9:15-9:45 Academia or Industry? Careers of Ph.D. holders. Experiences from Graduate Surveys
Dr. Choni Flöther, INCHER Kassel
9:45-10:15 Working for the Environment. An Overview of Green Occupation
Krischan Ostenrath, WiLa Bonn
10:15-10:45 Job Market and Career Perspectives in the Life Sciences
Dr. Claudia Englbrecht, Vbio

All three presentations can be downloaded here:  

Presentations lecturers

Coffee Break: 10:45 - 11:00

Field Reports

11:05-11:15 Introduction, Friederike Buchholz, HIGRADE, UFZ Leipzig
11:15-13:15 Field Reports and Discussions (4 x 25 min parallel sessions)

Academic Career Jun.-Prof. Dr. Anke Hildebrandt (UFZ and Friedrich-Schiller University Jena)
Career in Industry Dr. Haytham Shbaita (BASF)
A Career in Europe Dr. Jan Marco Müller (European Commission)
Career in Governmental Institutions Kerstin Döscher, Federal Environmental Agency (UBA)
Science Communication & PR  Thomas Gazlig (Charité Berlin)
Own Business Gunnar Boldhaus (Effigos AG)

Lunch Break: 13:15 - 14:00

Parallel Workshops

14:00-15:30 Session 1

Career Planning
, Dr. Sylvia Lorenz, Business Training & Coaching
Effective Applications – How to find proper job offers, create impressive applications and suceed in job interviews, Personnel Department / Personnel Development UFZ, C. Modrozynski, F. Schilling, K. Corente
Arbeitsmarkt erneuerbare Energien, Krischan Ostenrath, WiLa Bonn


Coffee Break: 15:30 - 15:50

15:50-17:20 Session 2

Networking,
Dr. Sylvia Lorenz
Effective Applications – How to find proper job offers, create impressive applications and suceed in job interviews, Personnel Department / Personnel Development UFZ, C. Modrozynski, F. Schilling, K. Corente
How about an Own Business? Stefan Klenk, Gunnar Kaßberg, SMILE
Science Communication for Non-Science Communicators, Thomas Gazlig, Charité Berlin


17:30-17:40 Closing remarks, Dr. Vera Bissinger, HIGRADE, UFZ Leipzig