Planning your academic career with an open mind
Elisabeth Pain, Contributing Editor for Science Careers, Europe
Academic careers are very competitive these days and the decisions you make as a PhD. student can greatly influence your chances of success. Choosing a good postdoc is particularly important, as the experience should help you develop new skills and knowledge but also a name for yourself. When should you start looking for a postdoc? What aspects should you consider? When are postdocs too many? What are the alternatives? In this session, we will explore how to plan your academic career ahead while keeping an open mind on other possible opportunities.