Career Coaching Course for PhDs

The Central PhD Office and the Doctoral Schools in collaboration with the VUB Career Center present the Career Coaching Course for PhDs!

What and when? Five interconnected workshops conducted in English, with speaker-coach Dr. Martine Alonso Marquis of Key2Advance:

Workshop 1: After the PhD, what? Finding the right career for me
Date: Friday October 13, 2017 from 09:00 - 13:00 in room F.5.206

Workshop 2: Enhancing and tailoring your CV for the job market 
Date: Friday October 20, 2017 from 09:00 - 13:00 in room F.5.206

Workshop 3: How to write a strong and convincing cover letter 
Date: Friday October 27, 2017 from 09:00 - 13:00 in room F.5.206

Workshop 4: How to excel in job Interviews
Date: Friday November10, 2017 from 09:00 - 13:00 in room F.5.206

Workshop 5: Master the Art of Networking 
Date: Friday November 17, 2017 from 09:00 - 13:00 in room F.5.206

All workshops at Campus Etterbeek 

For more information on the courses see


Registration (max. 15 participants)


Participation is free of charge for VUB researchers, but preliminary registration is mandatory. 

Please note that, when registered, attending all five workshops is strongly encouraged !

We kindly ask you to register only once and only when you can actually participate. In case you have already registered but are not able to participate, please be so kind as to notify us by sending an e-mail to doctoral [dot] schools [at] vub [dot] ac [dot] be so we can offer your place to one of your PhD colleagues on the waiting list.

Please be aware of the fact that the cancellation and no-show policy of VUB applies. Cancellation of your participation is only allowed up to 48 hours before the start of the course. Otherwise, the policy as described on the doctoral school website will be followed.

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