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PhD Career Day

Learn more about your job opportunities in the industry

NOTE: Due to Covid-19, PhD Career Day 2020 has been postponed to April 22nd. 2021

PhD Career Day is an annual event where young researchers can learn more about their career prospects, and meet with companies and network.

The event is open for PhDs and junior researchers from all faculties at Aarhus University with the aim of providing an overview of non-academic career possibilities as well as introducing the companies to the talents at Aarhus University.

In 2019, 20 companies were represented while around 185 PhDs students and junior researchers participated. The participating companies were:

AH Diagnostic, Arla Foods, ALK Abello, Bain & Co, Danske Bank, Danske Commodities, DuPont Nutrition & Biosciences, Eriksholm Research Centre, Oticon, Grundfos, Høiberg, Kamstrup, Mjølner Informatics, Nationalbanken, Netcompany, Novo Nordisk, Patrade, Qiagen, Teknologisk Institut, Terma og Vestas.

Want to know more?

We will continually update this webpage as we move closer to the day of the event in 2021. If you want to know more, feel free to contact PhD Career Consultant, Catrine Rumohr.


Company registration

Company registration for 2021 is not open yet. 

Student registration

Student registration for 2021 is not open yet.


There will be a photographer present from Aarhus University at this event. Photographs from this event will only be used in relation to university activities and/or for promotional purposes for similar events in the future. If you do NOT want your photograph taken, please notify the photographer present during the event.

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Photographer: Martin Gravgaard