Moving Towards a Career in Industry - A Workshop on Career Planning and Development

Moving Towards a Career in Industry - A Workshop on Career Planning and Development07.07.2017 09:00 - 17:00Dahlem Research School, Hittorfstr. 16Puls-Rademacher, Monika


Advanced doctoral candidates and postdocs of the Natural and Life Sciences


This workshop gives the participants the opportunity to reflect upon their career possibilities in business and industry. They will assess their academic profile and skill set taking their field knowledge as well as a range of social competencies into account. They will be able to define the direction of their future path and elaborate a development plan to build on their strength and expand skills where necessary or desirable..


  • Different career paths outside of academia for natural and life scientists
  • Influencing factors and qualification requirements of each professional field
  • Job assessment and procedures used for filling positions in different job sectors
  • Qualitative and quantitative analysis of one's profile and development of goals
  • Working out criteria for making decisions and develop concrete steps for further professional development


In order to respond better to each participant's individual situation they will be asked in advance to fill out a questionnaire concerning their specific needs and their expectations.

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Monika Puls-Rademacher