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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.  

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