Workshops en infosessies

The labour market information sessions and job application workshops listed below will be organised on the 2nd floor of the ICC and are accessible to doctoral students and doctoral degree holders only.

Pre-registration is necessary only for the CV analysis as part of the Grow2Excel workshop (Guislain 1 @ 15:15 hrs -- limited number of slots available!).

Cv analysis also takes place on the 2nd floor of the ICC - in the Bauwenszaal. It is required to book a consultation with a PhD careers advisor in advance.

GUISLAIN 1 - 2nd floor

In this session some basic aspects on how to prepare for a job interview will be highlighted. What can I do before the interview? How to answer typical questions? What about difficult questions? In close interaction with the audience the most relevant interview questions will be looked at in detail. Rik De Greef has a long-standing experience as coach (career coaching, outplacement, individual & team coaching at national and global level), combined with 15 years of experience in sales & marketing during which he - amongst others - recruited numerous employees.

Be ready for the job interview: preparing & answering questions

30 min. - My Future Works - Rik De Greef

Beyond academe: why consulting is a career track every PhD should consider

30 min. - Schelstraete Delacourt Associates - Jo Heirman

From Academe to Industry: 7 things to know about profile screening in industry. Targeted at engineering & beta sciences

45 min. - Grow2Excel - Robin Lefebvre - REGISTRATION ONLY FOR CV ANALYSIS as part of this workshop - Registratie link

Where do I fit into the world beyond academe?

30 min. - NextStep coaching - Filip Bauwens & Marion Liberloo

Screening for government personel into practice

30 min. - Poolstok - Lieze Stassen

GUISLAIN 2 - 2nd floor


Tech Lane Ghent Science Park, thé innovation hub in the heart of deep tech Europe

30 min. - UGent TechTransfer - Tech Lane Ghent Science Park - Johan Bil
Workshop ook toegankelijk voor MA’s (!) How can companies make their business, product and factories futureproof? Discover how Sirris, the collective center of the technology sector, help companies to make the right technological choices and to realise their innovation projects succesfully.  

Business of the Future – Product of the Future – Factory of the Future

30 min. - Sirris

LinkedIn the perfect PR!

30 min. - Accent Jobs - Lieven Van Nieuwenhuyze
The European Solidarity Corps allows for young people (18-30 years) to volunteer from 2 to 12 months in a non-profit organisation in Europe. Tasks and organisations are diverse: social, cultural, ecological, media, … If your application is approved, this unique experience costs near to nothing. Accommodation, meals and part of the travel costs are paid by this programme. This info session is in Dutch.

Centen voor vrijwilligerswerk in Europa / Funding for volunteering in Europe

30 min. - JINT - Natalie Coelmont - IN DUTCH (!)
In this workshop, we will investigate some authentic examples of CVs of doctoral students to list do’s and don’ts. By taking these guidelines into account, you will be able to draft a CV that is more than just an informative overview of your career, but also a tool of persuasion to make you stand out from the crowd. This workshop will be run by Tom De Moor, who has a background in English linguistics and cultural management. He is the coordinator of Business & Academic Language Education at the University Language Centre and teaches a wide range of academic courses, such as “Applying for a postdoctoral job”.

Your PhD in a CV

30 min. - UCT - Tom De Moor

BAEKELAND 3 -2nd floor


Life after the (post)doc - legal approach to working in Belgium as a foreign national

1u - VDAB - Monika Geldhof

Research Opportunities in the USA

1u - B.A.E.F. - Marie-Claude Hayoit & Fulbright - Elisabeth Bloxam

Innovation café

2u - Ghent University PhD Community & VOKA