Beyond the bench. Career development for biomedical scientists.

Provider: Tobias Maier
For:Early and mid-career scientists

The goal of this two-day workshop is to give participants a competitive edge on the job market by building on individual strengths and values and by developing both the intellectual framework to make informed career choices as well as by providing practical help for the actual application and selection process, be it within or outside the academic environment.
Participants will determine what drives and motivates them in their professional lives. They will be equipped to explore available career options and identify suitable job opportunities. They will be technically prepared for the application and selection process.


Tobias Maier has more than ten years of experience in biomedical research. He founded two companies, works as lecturer and author and gives courses on science communication, leadership skills and career development for scientists.

"Extremely useful and essential training for decision-making in every aspect of life." 2015 Edition.
"It was good to understand the many possibilities we have outside the academia and to look for a job basing on our own values and interests rather than skills." 2015 Edition.

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Finished editions:

6th & 7th July 2016
9th & 10th November 2015