UGent workshop: 'From PhD to Job Market: 'Believing in First Mover Advantages''

From PhD to Job Market is a 1-day conference aiming to boast and boost employment opportunities for PhDs. This 9th edition features engaging speakers across a wide range of professional occupations who share their personal insights into life beyond a PhD in the life sciences and medicine.

Afternoon workshops will help participants identify realistic career opportunities in and beyond academia; amongst many other things a BioBizz café involving several life science companies will be organized by FlandersBio, the various stages of the selection process to land a job at the EU institutions will be broached; different types of international careers (headquarters vs field work) and opportunities with the UN will be discussed at length; and tips and tricks to discover and match skills and competencies to the current needs of enterprises will be given.