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HBIGS Career Development Service

The HBIGS Career Development Service provides all HBIGS students with information and support for career orientation and individual career planning for the next career step after the PhD.

Whom to contact? Sandra Martini

The Career Development Service includes:

(One-on-one, 45 min, 1- 1.5 yrs after start of PhD) to
- talk about your career goals and personal needs
- discuss different career options
- identify your personal research profile via My IDP/Science Careers
- address open questions of effective job search and the application process
- CV and resume review, mock interviews

Of course your needs will be discussed in complete confidence.

- meeting potential employers (companies, institutes, organizations)
- on-site visits, round table discussions, presentations and talks with experts from different occupational fields
- networking with HBIGS Alumni (Join the HBIGS Career & Alumni Network)

CAREER TRAININGS (Professional & Soft Skills)
- Soft Skill workshops (Scientific Writing, Presenting Research Results,...)
- Courses in Complementary Skills (Career orientation, Job Application Training, Grant Proposal Writing)
- Extracurricular Qualifications (courses on GMP, Basic Business Administration + EBC*L certification, Project Management for Research Projects + GPM/IPMA certification)

Please contact me also for information about:
- Job-entry-positions in and beyond academia
- Job market situation, salary
- Trainee programs
- Fellowships, Funding possibilties
- Job fairs, Recruiting events
- Family Support ... or if you have further questions!

HBIGS Career Development Service (Sandra Martini):
Please contact: 06221-54 6723,
• Office hours: Thu, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon, 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm
• Advisory session hours: Mon-Wed, 9:00 am - 12:00 noon, 1:00 - 4:30 pm
Location: HBIGS Center, INF 501, 1st floor

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19 Nov 2015
The next career talk in cooperation with Catalent Germany GmbH and the Career Service of Heidelberg University will take place on 9 Dec 2015, 6.00 p.m. All interested students are welcome (flyer as download).

6 Aug 2015
23 out of 24 HBIGS PhD students have passed the EBC*L-exam, Level A. Congratulations!

10 Aug 2015
New course "How to turn Scientific Projetcs into Products" (Start-up Management) will take place on 6./7. Nov 2015.

HBIGS Alumni Career Network
You can find the HBIGS Alumni Career Network on LinkedIn.