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About the career perspective of a PhD. The road to succes

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  • 1. About the career perspective of a Ph.D. The Road to Succes Intermediair PhD Event 2008 Amsterdam, 22 april
  • 2.
    • The PhD in a global perspective
    • Student or Employee?
    • PhD and beyond
    • What do you want to do when you grow up?
    • Time to go to work
    • Where to find your dreamjob?
  • 3. Student or Employee?
    • Ph.D. = Philosophiae Doctor
    • PhD = Please Hire Desperate
    • Middle Ages: Europe
    • 19th century : Germany
    • USA
    • 20th century: Canada
    • United Kingdom
    • 21sth century: Around the World
  • 4. Student or Employee?
    • Student / Fellow:
    • Bursary, Grant, Stipend, Scholarship
    • NL: “Bursalen” / “Beurspromovendi”
    • a.k.a. student research trainee
  • 5. Student or Employee?
    • NL: Employee
    • Official term: “Promovendus”
    • (OIO, AIO, Jr Researcher, Research Assistent)
    • Collective Labour Agreement (CAO)
    • Salary Scale 10 (between 2 and 2,5 K € p/m)
  • 6. Student or Employee?
    • Aim:
    • To conduct and publish scientific research, based on the department’s researchplan and in consultation with the doctoral thesis supervisor or his/her assitent, with the aim of contributing to the development of scientific knowledge and understanding in a particular field of research, proved by the conferral of a doctorate within a specified period.
  • 7. Student or Employee?
    • Core Activities:
    • Research Proposal
    • Research Plan
    • Budget Proposal
    • Research
    • Supervising Research Support Staff
    • Publication of Research
    • Doctoral Thesis
    • Teaching
    • Supervising Students
  • 8. Student or Employee
    • PhD’s outside of Academia:
    • TopTech Institutes:
    • TI Food & Nutrition
    • Wetsus
    • TI Pharma
    • Hogescholen (Universities of applied sciences)
    • Fontys
  • 9. PhD and beyond Source: Bart Noordam http:// www.hetpnn.nl / index.php /promoveren/ PhD Postdoc Industry Industry Academia
  • 10. PhD and beyond
    • Ask your self: What do I like?
    • Fundamental or Applied
    • Teamwork or Solo
    • Freedom or Dependency
    • Intravert or Extrovert
  • 11. PhD and beyond
    • Academia
    • Post Doc
    • Tenure Track: to become a Professor
  • 12. PhD and beyond
    • “ More than 50 % outside the realm of
    • academic research”
    • vs.
    • “ Only 20% find work in Universities”
    • (Research Institutions,Public Sector & NGO’s)
  • 13. PhD and beyond
    • Where do PhDs end up?
    • 33 % University
    • 16 % Industry
    • 14 % Business & Finance
    • 12 % Research Institutions
    • 10 % Government
    • 5 % Health
    • 3 % Education
  • 14. PhD and beyond
    • Where do PhDs want to end up?
  • 15. Time to go to work
    • Personal
    • Online
    • Print
    • To Find or to be Found?
  • 16. Personal (IRL)
    • Network: Coworkers, Proffesors, Alumni
    • Organisations (PNN, LPP, )
    • Fair & Events
  • 17. Personal (Online)
    • Social Networks:
    • LinkedIn, Academici, Nature Network,
    • Hyves?
    • Blogs, Publications
  • 18. Online
    • General Job boards
    • Monster(board)
    • Stepstone
    • Totaljobs
    • Intermediair
    • Volkskrantbanen
    • Profile, Agents, RSS
  • 19. Online
    • Niche Job boards
    • Postgraduatestudentships.co.uk
    • Jobs.ac.uk
    • ERA MORE
    • Academics.de
    • Nature Jobs
    • Science
    • AcademicTransfer.nl & AcademicTransfer.org
  • 20. Online
    • Careersites
    • Werkenbij….
    • Careersat….
    • - www.?????.jobs
    • (Vertical) Searchengines
    • Indeed.com, Simplyhired.com, Jobrapido.nl
  • 21. Print
    • Newspapers:
    • De Pers
    • Volkskrant
    • NRC
    • Magazines:
    • Intermediair
    • (Trade) Publications/Journals
  • 22.
    • Did you know?/ Shift happens
    • Karl Fish
    • http://thefischbowl.blogspot.com
  • 23. The U.S. Department of Labor estimates that today’s learner will have 10-14 jobs . . .
  • 24. By the age of 38.
  • 25. According to former Secretary of Education Richard Riley . . .
  • 26. The top 10 in-demand jobs in 2010 didn’t exist in 2004.
  • 27. We are currently preparing students for jobs that don’t yet exist . . .
  • 28. Using technologies that haven’t been invented . . .
  • 29. In order to solve problems we don’t even know are problems yet.
  • 30. Remarks, Questions, Additions? Alex den Haan [email_address]
  • 31.