How to write a persuasive job application – how to make it in the job interview (July 9-10, 2020)

Scientists make a lot of mistakes as soon as they start to apply outside science. This workshop will help you to write a convincing application and to be successful in the job interview.

Target audience

Doctoral students, PostDocs

Topics

  • Written application I: standards in Germany. How to write them? What is different between applications in science and in industry? What are typical mistakes and how to avoid them? How to develop a storyline? How to show you competencies?
  • Written application II: how do I apply unsolicited?
  • Written application III: new trends in application procedures.
  • Written application IV: what is different in other countries – some hints.
  • How to prepare the job interview? Training of interview situations.
  • Other ways of recruitment: assessment centre etc.
  • How to negotiate salary?

Please bring with you a job ad that fits you.

Terms and Applications

Date: July 9-10, 2020
Time: 9:00am-5:00pm

Group size: maximal 15
Workshop language: English

Venue:
Uni Leipzig, tba

Lecturer

Dr. Matthias Schwarzkopf counsels students and scientists in all relevant questions concerning their careers. He has founded www.karriereberatung-akademiker.de together with colleagues out of public administration and private businesses.

Registration

Membership status (required)
iRTG memberiGS Functional PolymersiRTG of SFB/TRR 227IMPRS-STNSyDivother

Faculty at MLU or institution (required)

Please contact sfb-trr-102-office@physik.uni-halle.de in case of questions.

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