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AU Career PhD & JR Newsletter

November, 2020

The arrival of November means that PhD Career Morning is upon us. We have more than 450 signups from PhD students and Junior Researchers from all universities in Denmark, but there is still room for more.
We look forward to "seeing" you there!

Together with the Danish Society of Engineers (IDA), we invite PhD students and junior researchers from all faculties of all Danish universities to join us for a virtual PhD Career Morning.
The morning program will run from 8:30-12:30. However, registration does not require that you participate in the full programme. Before the event, all registered participants will receive Zoom links for the individual sessions on the programme, which means you can pick and match the sessions in accordance with your interest and availability. 

Date: Wed 18 Nov
Time: 8:30 - 12:30 - with the possibility to join the sessions/webinars of your choice
Location: Online


8:30 - 8:45:   Check-in (remember to bring your own coffee) 

8:45 - 9:00:   Welcome and introduction of the day (AU Career PhD & JR/ IDA) 

9:00 - 10:00  &  10:10 - 11:10: Career sessions

All career sessions will run twice (9:00-10:00 & 10:10-11:10), allowing you to join 2 different sessions.

Making career decisions

Career paths after PhD.
What to choose?

Hosted by IDA:
Morten Esmann Andersen & Ulrik Romme

How to apply for a job outside academia

Written application, CV and how to use LinkedIn.

Hosted by IDA:
Majbrit Ølgaard & Anne Carøe

Exploring the job market

Understand the job market and how to look for industry jobs.

Hosted by AU Career PhD & JR:
Vibeke Broe & Catrine Rumohr

Startup ambitions?

Get inspiration, input and info.

Hosted by IDA:
Tino R. Tønnesen & Lise Dan

11:15-12:30:   Recruitment Panel 

Get insight to the recruitment process of Arla Foods, Danske Commodities and the Danish Technological Institute. Learn more about the do's and don'ts when applying for a job, what makes a standout CV and cover letter, and tips on preparing for a job interview.

Sign up for PhD Career Morning here:


Other Events

Women in Green Energy & Innovation (hosted by Vestas)

Date: Wed 02 Dec
Time: 08:30 - 10:15
Location: Online

Are you curious to hear about how it is to work within the Sustainable Energy industry? Now you have the chance to connect with leaders from Vestas!
Vestas invites AU PhD students and JRs to learn more about the opportunities within the sustainability energy industry, with a focus on diversity and women in leadership.
The webinar is primarily aimed at women, but all are welcome to join.

Read more and sign up here

Design thinking – unleash the potential for value creation in your upcoming and ongoing projects (organised by Science for Society)

Date: Thu 26 Nov
Time: 09:15 — 12:00
Location: The Kitchen, Nørrebrogade 44, 8000 Aarhus C

Join this 3-hour workshop organised by Science for Society and learn how to use design thinking as a strategic tool to drive project development and research projects. Design thinking is both a mindset and a method consisting of several sub-processes that can be applied in order to define, develop and implement projects that create more value to the surroundings.

Sign up here

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