PhD and postdoc career development event 2019

The Journey of your Career

20 March 2020 from 09:30 to 17:30 hrs
De Utrechtse Stadsvrijheid, Sophialaan 1, 3542 AR Utrecht
020 551 0782
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As a PhD student or postdoc, you are an intelligent, skilful and hardworking professional. But are you fully aware of what you have to offer as a professional with PhD or postdoc experience? To support PhDs and Postdocs in their career development, the Academy is organising their annual PhD and Postdoc Career Development Event.

At the PhD and Postdoc Career Development Event of the Academy you will have the chance:

  • to explore career paths outside and inside academia
  • to meet with organisations and companies that like to hire people with a PhD background
  • to participate in workshops that prepare you for your future
  • and more. ..


  • Welcome and registration
  • Speech from the vice-president of the Academy
  • Keynote speakers with a PhD background tell about their career choices
  • Interactive sessions, options are: joining peer consultation, taking part in a panel discussion with the keynote speakers, participating in a case study designed by a company and more
  • Information market where you can talk to recruiters from different organisations and companies, get a CV check, get your LinkedIn profile photo taken, etc.
  • Two rounds of workshops focused on supporting you in your PhD/Postdoc traject and preparing you for your future
  • Wrap-up & drinks