Stranded abroad

Stranded? Yes 🙁 But, alone? No! 🙂                 

… NaturalScience.Careers offers a free Christmas programme for PhD students and postdoctoral researchers. Join us!

*All times given below are Berlin, Amsterdam time.

24th of December

 

20.30 – 22.30   Glühwein & folk tales from home 

This session is all about relaxing and sharing stories! Dig out one of these good old stories your grandparents used to tell you and share it with all of us. Have a glühwein, or …even better drink a warm winter-holiday drink from home. You’ll leave this session tipsy J  

To register for this session, click here (max. 100 participants)

 

 

25th of December

 

10.00 – 11.15   Who is the best barrista?

This humorous session is all about your coffee! We will start with a short introduction into different convincing structures. In small groups, you’ll convince the others –with a coffee in your hand– that you’re the best barista!

To register for this session, click here (max. 100 participants)

 

12.00 – 13.30   Networking in corona times

How to network in corona times? Which challenges do you face and what are the advantages of networking in a virtual world?  

To register for this session, click here (max. 100 participants)

 

15.00 – 16.30   That’s what I call culture shock!

In this session we talk about culture shock and share our experiences from going/ being abroad.

To register for this session, click here (max. 100 participants)

 

20.00 – 22.00 Let’s discuss what we as scientists and universities (can) do for a better climate!

Note: this session has been changed. Originally, we planned to watch a documentary, followed by a discussion. Instead, we will have a longer discussion.

To register for this session, click here (max. 100 participants)  

 

 

26th of December

 

13.30 – 14.30   Your best read

What’s the best book you read in the last year and why would you recommend it to others? Bring your favourite read and leave this session with a great reading list for 2021!

To register for this session, click here (max. 100 participants)

 

15.00 – 17.00   Unique skills PhDs have and how to sell them

You feel like you don´t have anything special to offer on the labour market? Luckily, you´re not right- this time 😉

To register for this session, click here (max. 100 participants)

 

20.00 – 22.00   Wine & 200 questions

Who is your role model? What songs do you know by heart? If your supervisor was an animal, what kind of animal would he/ she be?

To register for this session, click here (max. 100 participants)

 

27th of December

 

10.00 – 12.30   Job application strategies in a recession

In this session, we´ll discuss some application strategies, especially those which work in a recession as well!

To register for this session, click here (max. 100 participants)

 

 18.00 – 20.00 Stories from science

During this session, you will get a short introduction into storytelling. What you’ve learned will be directly practiced in small groups. You’ll leave this session with a great new network of scientists.

To register for this session, click here (max. 100 participants)

 

28th of December 

15.00 Tea Time hosted by Mental Health Collective, Max Planck Society

TeaTime is a virtual safe environment, where one can freely discuss the mental health challenges rising with the anti-pandemic and isolation measures; get informed about local emergency and non-emergency resources for help.

To register for „Tea Time,“ click here (max. 300 participants) .

 

ARE YOU AN INSTRUCTOR? DO YOU WANT TO ADD (AND HOST) A SESSION TO THIS PROGRAMME? Write us an email: info@naturalscience.careers

 

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