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Back from the holidays

Welcome back to the 2021 autumn semester. The PhD & JR career office is open, and all of our career services are available. We are preparing exciting career events for the fall, and we are in the early preparations for PhD Career Day 2022, which will be in April 2022. Furthermore, we are planning department specific career workshops. If you are looking for more info, please contact your PhD programme manager.

Our Mentor Programme is Full

The application deadline for the AU Career PhD & JR mentor programme has passed, and the programme is full. We are now moving onto the exciting "mentor matching phase", and we are organizing an introduction event for October.
If you missed the application this year, we hope to have you in next year's mentor programme. The applications will open in spring 2022.
If you are looking for some career guidance, you can also sign up for our individual career counselling here.


Know Your Strengths:
Competency Mapping Webinar
with Dansk Magisterforening

Date & Time: 6 September (Mon), 14:00-16:00

Understanding your strengths and weaknesses is vital for identifying your career goals and pursuing your dreams. Join this webinar and take a step towards understanding yourself better, where your competencies lie, and how to build on them and communicate them in your future.


Communicate Your Value:
Cover Letter Writing Webinar

Date & Time: 9 September (Thu), 14:30-15:45

Having a good cover letter is essential to a strong job application, but it can be difficult to formulate well. This webinar will cover how to write effective cover letters for a non-academic job context. We will discuss the structure of good cover letters, how to “show it don’t tell it" when showcasing your strengths, and all the do’s and dont's.

Showcase Your Skills:
CV Writing Webinar

Date & Time: 8 September (Wed), 8:30-10:00

The right CV can help you be considered for your dream job.
This webinar will give you an introduction to the structure and content of a CV aimed at jobs outside academia, with a focus on how to translate your academic skillset and experience into a CV aimed at a non-academic context.


How to Succeed
at a Job Interview

Date & Time: 13 September (Mon), 14:30-16:00

The job interview is your chance to shine and accurately represent your competencies and expertise, while you learn more about the job.
This webinar will try to prepare you for job interviews and aid you in the process: how to prepare in advance, what to expect, and the do's and dont's of making the best impression on hiring managers.


PhD Buddy Programme

Looking for a better connection to Danish culture and Danes? Sign up for "Internationalize with Us" - a buddy programme for PhDs.
Every year Aarhus University and Studenterhus Aarhus organize the successful buddy programme, where international PhD students are matched with Danish families. This is your chance to get to know a Danish family and to get insight into Danish culture.
Read more here

Agro Food Park's 2021 Career Day

Meet Denmark's largest and most international companies in the agricultural and food industry at Agro Food Park's 2021 Career Day. The event is not only relevant for students from the areas of agriculture and food, but also from economics, marketing, humanities, IT, health, engineering, and more creative educations.
Date: 22 September 2021
Place: Agro Food Park, Aarhus
Read more here