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Self-presentation and networking

Duration: 4 webinars of 2-2.5 h each = 2 workshop days

Course type: Online or in-house workshop

Trainer: Karin Bodewits or Philipp Gramlich

Target group: PhD students and postdocs

Do you find yourself at conferences drinking coffee alone or only with your own colleagues? Do you seem to miss every chance to network? Or do you have the feeling you can’t keep the conversation going or can’t even start it in the first place? No matter if you answer one of those questions with a clear “yes” or you simply have the feeling that you could perfect your self-presentation skills, then this seminar might be just right for you From the first impression you leave, the conversation that follows to a successful or friendly follow-up… we will cover it during this seminar. This is an interactive webinar with a lot of exercises and real-life examples. There is a special emphasis on communication, networking and media usage. The participants will be asked to prepare and debrief each session, submit written and recorded work to the trainer and also provide peer-to-peer feedback to other participants.

This is an interactive workshop with a lot of exercises and real-life examples. There is a special emphasis on communication, networking and media usage. The participants will be asked to prepare and debrief each session, submit written and recorded work to the trainer and also provide peer-to-peer feedback to other participants.

 

In this workshop you will …

  • Get tips and tricks for expanding and keeping your network
  • Improve your self-presentation appearance
  • Design your personal pitch for job interviews, trade and career fairs, conferences and meetings
  • Learn about body language and the importance of a professional first impression
  • Get input on professional media usage for your career as a scientist

Course flow online

This is an interactive course with role-playing, exercises and real-life examples. There is a special emphasis on communication, networking and body language and how to make your colleagues and superiors aware of your qualities.

You have the opportunity to receive a video feedback of your poster pitch. This course can be combined with the seminars Oral presentation and Poster presentation to give the integrated 4- to 5-day programme At the conference.

 

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