PhD and postdoc career development event 2020

The Journey of your Career

24 November 2020 from 09:30 to 17:30 hrs
De Utrechtse Stadsvrijheid, Sophialaan 1, 3542 AR Utrecht
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Would you like to meet other PhD and postdocs at the Academy and receive guidance on your career, both now and in the future? To support PhDs and postdocs in their career paths, the Academy is organising its annual PhD and Postdoc Career Development Event. 

At the Academy’s PhD and Postdoc Career Development Event, you will have the opportunity to:

  • explore career paths within and outside academia
  • meet organisations and companies looking to hire PhDs
  • take workshops that will help you prepare for your future, and more.


  • Welcome and registration
  • Speech from the vice-president of the Academy
  • Keynote speakers talk about their career choices as PhDs
  • Interactive sessions: peer group consultation, panel discussion with keynote speakers, case study designed by a company, and more
  • Information market: talk to recruiters from different organisations and companies, have your CV checked, get your LinkedIn profile photo taken, etc.
  • Two rounds of workshops focused on supporting you in your PhD/postdoc period and preparing you for your future
  • Wrap-up & drinks