People sitting together and working, speech bubbles, notebooks (© Lorna Schütte)

Training


We regularly offer trainings for career management and individual competence development.

The internal Further Education Portal (Intranet) provides all information on training content and registration. Employees of our cooperation partners can also register for trainings in the UFZ course catalogue .

We look forward to receiving your ideas for trainings and topics for events at Your Topic Wishlist !


Programme 2022

24 October Bringing Research to the Public: Science Communication
(Rebecca Winkels)

Registration for interns via the internal Further education programme .
Registration for cooperation partners via the UFZ Course catalogue .

from 29 September Success Strategies for Women in Academia (Peer Coaching Group)

Registration starts here on 1 July (for interns only)

 Dates:

  • 29 September (KUBUS, room 131)
  • 27 October (online)
  • 17 November (online)
  • 1 December (online)

In small groups of 4 to 10 participants in 4 sessions

Target Group:

  • Female Postdocs and PhD students who aim to persue an academic career

Aims:

The participants will...

  • analyse their individual skills for a career in academia and receive feedback on their goals and, if necessary, identify individual qualification requirements.
  • learn about the conditions for success, risks and limits of a career in academia in the context of their individual situation.
  • receive information on relevant topics for a career in academia (e.g. appointment procedures, career paths at different academic institutes, work-life balance)
  • learn to use their networks and exchange information and experiences with their colleagues.



from 8 September Career Planning for Experienced Postdocs (Peer Coaching Group)

Registration starts here on 1 July (for interns only)

Dates:

  • 8 September (KUBUS, room 131)
  • 12 October (online)
  • 7 November (online)
  • 12 December (online)

In small groups of 4 to 10 participants in 4 sessions

Target Group:

  • Postdocs who completed their PhD 6 years ago or longer

Aims:

The participants will...

  • gain clarity and receive feedback about their further goals; identify individual qualification requirements, if necessary.
  • get to know different career options outside academia and to evaluate their conditions for success, risks and limits in the context of their individual situation.
  • receive information on relevant topics for a career outside academia (e.g. non-academic job markets and their requirements profiles, application strategies)
  • learn to use and expand their (especially non-academic) networks and exchange information and experiences with their colleagues.



17 June Career Talks - How to enable your Early Career Scientists to Proactively Manage their Next Career Move
(Julie Servoss and Tobias Maier)

Register until 31 May here .
 

Date & Time: 17 June, 1:00 – 4:30 pm
Location: Online
Language: English
Target Group: Supervisors, PIs, everyone operating Career Talks

Aim of the workshop
Supervisors in academia have diverse professional roles. Supporting and guiding early career researchers towards their next career move is one of them. Often, supervisors have not been trained for this role, which can lead to pressure and stress on both sides. This interactive workshop will help you to raise awareness of your role as (career) coach and will provide a frame how to effectively approach and fulfil it.

Participants of the workshop will

  • Increase their awareness of and acquire tools for their role as (career) coach
  • Learn how to enable and empower others to proactively manage their career
  • Strengthen their network among Helmholtz Centers

Topics covered in the workshop include

  • Role awareness: (career) coach, mentor
  • GROW method: supporting early career researcher towards their next career step
  • Career options for researchers: “What’s out there?”
  • How to make decisions: competencies, motivation & interests

Working style

  • Interactive learning environment: participants will actively engage in discussions and exercises
  • Balanced ratio of teaching and practical exercises in pairs or small groups
  • It will be worked with real life cases of participants
  • Materials produced during the workshop will be made available to participants

18 & 19 May Teamwork and Leadership in Academia: Multiple Perspectives for Greater Awareness
(Dr. Matteo Garavoglia)

Registration for interns via the internal Further education programme .
Registration for cooperation partners via the UFZ Course catalogue .
22 April,
20 May &
17 June
Career Development for Early-Career Researchers (Group coaching)
(Anne Mazuga)

Registration for interns via the internal Further education programme .
Registration for cooperation partners via the UFZ Course catalogue .
4 April Visualizing Science Projects
(Elisabeth Werner)

Registration for interns via the internal Further education programme .
Registration for cooperation partners via the UFZ
Course catalogue .
22 March Career Day 2022
31 January &
7 February
Goodbye Academia? - It has been a Pleasure
(Katrin Bodewits)

Registration for interns via the internal Further education programme .
Registration for cooperation partners via the UFZ Course catalogue .

13 April Karriere im Wissenschaftsmanagement
(Dr. Helene Schruff)
28 May Power and Communication
(Julia Lehnhof)
1 June Postdoc Q&A Session: Gaining teaching experience during your postdoc
(Prof. Anja Widdig, Dr. Lotte Korell, Dr. Alexander Zizka, Dr. Sara König)

In cooperation with the German Center for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv)
30 June,
1 July
Finding a Job in Germany´s Industry
(Heidi Störr)
13 July &
14 July
ENGAGING the audience - presentation techniques for compelling presentations
(Julia Lehnhof)
30 September Balancing cooperation and competition in science
(Nina Bessing)