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    Career Coaching Course for PhDs

    Thursday, 18 April, 2019 - 13:00 to Thursday, 16 May, 2019 - 17:00
    Campus: Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus
    PhD - Training offers - Career

    The Researcher Training & Development 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:

    18th of April 2019 (from 1pm to 5pm) - After the PhD, what do I do? Finding the right job.
    25th of April 2019 (
    from 1pm to 5pm) - Perfecting a CV for the International/European Market
    02nd of May 2019 (from 1pm to 5pm)
    - Writing a strong and convincing cover letter 
    09th of May 2019 (from 1pm to 5pm) - Preparing for interviews 
    16th of May 2019 (from 1pm to 5pm)
    - Learning the art of effective networking 

    + Skype sessions to respond to questions and support them in their applications.

    All workshops at Campus Etterbeek

    Participation in this training will automatically appear in your online PhD portfolio, after signing the attendance list!



    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.schools@vub.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.

    Registration Rules: https://student.vub.be/en/phd/doctoral-training#registration
    No Show Policy: https://student.vub.be/sites/vub/files/no_show_policy_may2017.pdf