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Wednesday, 13 November 2019 - Thursday, 14 November 2019

Shaping Your Future: Career Planning

Date and time

Wednesday, 13 November 2019, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. &
Thursday, 14 November 2019, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.


Joh. v. Neumann-Haus, Rudower Chaussee 25, 12489 Berlin

Target group

Female PhD students and postdocs, max. 12 participants


WiNS Adlershof program (Women in Natural Sciences)



Registration deadline

1 November 2019
Send to:


Dr. Neela Enke

Further information

Workshop flyer

Do I stay in academia and become a professor? What else is out there? After the PhD there are many different options for scientists inside of but also outside of academia. This workshop facilitates your personal career decision by bringing together an individual qualification profile with your personal motivators and skills. Transferring these into a realistic scheme for the next five years is also part of the workshop. Your identity as a scientist but also in other professional roles is often influenced by factors like gender and background – this workshop will address these topics to strengthen your self-efficacy in regard to your career. This workshop focuses on strategic career planning within academia but also provides ideas on how to transfer to other fields.


  • Careers in Academia: Key concepts and parameters
  • Third Space: Alternative career options in research institutions
  • Transfer into the private and public sector: Factors and strategies
  • Compilation of skills and competences: What have I achieved so far, and what’s next?
  • Professional networking
  • Work-Life-Balance
  • Gender, family, and professional development

About the trainer

Dr. Neela Enke holds a doctorate in Biology and has over 10 years of experience as a researcher and leader in several European research institutions. She is also a coach for PhD students, postdocs, university employees and teams (

Photo: Juliet Furst








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