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PhD and Post Doc’s Career Event: Finding your career inside or outside of academia

Thursday 29 February 2024
Van Steenis
Einsteinweg 2
2333 CC Leiden

The Career Event: Finding your career inside or outside of academia 

Organised by: FSW, FGW, FA, FdR en FGGA


13:30-14:00 Doors open & Registration (entrance Van Steenis building*)

14:00-14:05 Welcome by dr. Amanda Henry (E 0.04) - Director of the Graduate School of Archaeology

14:05-14:50 Keynote speech by prof. dr. Judi Mesman (E0.04) - Professor in the interdisciplinary study of societal challenges

“To boldly go wherever your passions take you”

14:50-15:00 Mini break

15:00-16:00 Professional Development Sessions (E0.04, E0.03B, F1.02)

Overview of the professional development sessions
  E0.04 E0.03B F1.02
15:00-15:30 Workshop: ‘Catching the research funding train. How to prepare during your PhD’ by Anke Klerkx, Senior Grant Advisor Workshop: ‘Getting started with your online visibility in 6 steps’ by Clara Bik, Communication specialist Workshop: ‘Your next step’ by Tineke Rutgers, Coach
15:30-16:00 Professional photos for your CV Workshop: ‘Your next step’ by Tineke Rutgers Coach


16:00-16:10 Mini break

16:10-17:10 Talk show: ‘Finding your career inside or outside academia’: Alumni share their experiences (E0.04) - moderator: Dr.mr. Karin Nijenhuis

· Dr. Jeroen Romeijn, Second Secretary of the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU

· Dr. Jochanan Veerbeek, Assistant Professor, Institute of Education and Child Studies, Leiden University

· Dr. Anne van Duijvenbode, Head of Public Affairs Department at Naturalis

· Dr. Jiang Wu, Postdoc Researcher, Leiden University Centre for Linguistics

· Dr. Floris Tan, Legal Officer with the International Law Division, Dutch Ministry for Foreign Affairs

17:10-18:30 Network drinks (Reuvenshal)

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