Coaching is a form of professional development in which a coach supports a learner in achieving a specific goal such as dissertation completion, career planning or transitioning into the postdoc phase by providing training and guidance. It usually includes several personal consultations in order to develop an academic career plan, learn how to encounter work challenges and set out the next steps to be taken. In order to be financed be research associations’ gender equality funds, coaches need to have a specific training and focus on specific tasks or objectives in your academic career.
- Please find coaches on the website of Coachingnetz Wissenschaft e.V.
- Different portals offer a variety of coaches such as Coach-Datenbank and the Portal für Coaches & Trainer.