Welcome to the HMGU's Career Center Website!

Career development is a journey. Wherever you are in the process, the HMGU Career Center offers you a wide range of services, ranging from fascinating career talks, inspiring workshops and valuable resources, to individual coaching sessions and advice on orientation and application processes.

  • The HMGU's Career Center is the central contact point for career guidance and coaching for all HMGU Postdocs and Doctoral Students.
  • We support you in all career-related issues, such as reviewing your career chances, exploring possible career paths and optimising application documents.
  • With our Individual Career Development Plan (IDP), we will be able to support you in gaining a clear picture not only of your personal strengths, values, interests, but also of potential careers open to you.

We look forward to supporting you in navigating your future!

This section will provide you with more information on our different types of one-on-one coaching sessions (what they entail, booking a session, cancellation policy), the Individual Career Development Plan (IDP), and also the different potential career paths open to young scientists.

For a calendar overview on our past, current and upcoming events, as well as what the HR Development Department has on offer for young scientists, this is the right place for you. We also give a definition on the different types of events (career talks, workshops, etc.) we have on offer, so that you can see what fits you and your schedule best.

There are many different places within the HMGU community, where young scientists can receive different types of information and help. These range from the HELENA Graduate School and the Postdoc Coordination, over the different Ombudspersons, various counselling offices (health, psycho-social) and lastly to the HR Department and the Third-Party Funding Department.

This is the place to find more information on the Career Center itself (team and contact), as well as how it is funded and its organisation within HMGU. This section also contains several FAQs and a possibility for you to suggest topics that are relevant for you and your future career development (Topic Wishlist).

Coming up next!

In December 2021, the HMGU Career Center will be hosting events focussing on different parts of your application process!

 

HMGU Career Center CV Workshop

The Career Center will once again be holding their 2-part CV Workshop on December 1st and 8th.

Unfortunately, the workshop is already fully booked. We will be holding this workshop again in the first quarter of 2022.

 

Successful Interview Techniques

On December 14th, Sarah Blackford will be giving a workshop on "Successful Interview Techniques", where participants will learn how to create a positive first impression with potential employers. The workshop will include confidential practice interview exercises, with the opportunity to give and receive feedback so that participants will feel more confident to present themselves in person and on-line.

Registration for this workshop will open soon.

Upcoming Events

Join us for fascinating Career Talks, inspiring workshops and much more! See the calendar below for all upcoming events!

Using the << and >> buttons in the top corners of the calender, you can scroll through past and future events. Hovering over and clicking on the dates marked in grey will give you information on an event taking place that day.

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