Everything you don´t learn in the lab

Sleeping beauty, the prince doesn’t come! About self-marketing and networking

Topic area
Science communication

Online or in-house talk

Karin Bodewits 

Target group
PhD students and postdocs 


Playing a waiting game does not help career progress. Still, many scientists hope victory and fame come naturally by producing scientifically solid work. But success usually takes more. Self-marketing and networking are essential for career progression and recognition in your field.  

During this entertaining talk, we’ll cover the networking and self-marketing basics.

You’ll learn…

  • What networking means and how to make it fun
  • How to expand your network
  • How to pitch your professional self


Interested in diving deeper into the topic? Then you might be interested in our workshop Self-presentation and networking

Are you already curious about the topic before enjoying this talk? Read our career fable To establish new professional connections at conferences, avoid these pitfalls or Hesitant about virtual networking? Adjust your approach to harness the benefits in Science Careers.

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