Interview and job application skills in science - Online

Aim:To learn how to prepare a good scientific CV and cover letter and improve the general interview skills.
Provider: Trainer: Roser Pinyol. Interviewers: TBC
For:Senior PhD students and junior postdocs
Language:English
Contents:

The course will help scientists prepare their CV and cover letter to apply for a scientific position, and prepare for a job interview by giving them a chance to practice in mock interviews with principal investigators.

DAY 1: General introduction on how to write a successful CV and cover letter, and how to prepare for job interviews. Participants’ CVs and cover letters will then be discussed in plenum.

DAY 2: Participants will be interviewed by PRBB principal investigators and they will receive feedback from the PI’s as well as the other course participants. Together with a round table discussion and a mock panel interview, this session will help participants approach their interviews with more confidence.

Study commitment:

Please note that this course requires some preparation and there will be also some homework between sessions:
- Before the course: Participants must submit their CV and a cover letter before November 5th. Instructions on how to write the CV and the cover letter will be sent out by the end of October.
- Between sessions: Following day 1, participants are required to submit a revised CV and cover letter before December 1st. Participants who do not fulfill this requirement will not be eligible to take part in the mock interviews (day 2).

Documents:

Roser Pinyol is research scientist at IDIBAPS & entrepreneur at BIOcomuniCA’T.

COMMENTS FROM PARTICIPANTS:
"Great opportunity to receive feedback of your interpersonal skills during a job interview"Edition 2019.
"Very very useful, especially the mock interview and the feedback they provided" Edition 2018.





Dates: Place/time: Capacity: State:  
12th November & 10th December 2020 Online
9:30 - 12:00
12 Registration open   Register here!

For any questions or comments please email intervals@prbb.org.