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GraduateCenterLMU Workshop for Doctoral Candidates and Postdocs

In this interactive workshop the participants will develop a toolbox of techniques to make them more competent when communicating skills and strengths to potential employers – in the application as well as the interview. There will be a focus on practical communication techniques and strategies in the international context of study and work with special attention on presenting clear arguments. The key communication areas of the workshop will equip the participants with a range of techniques concerning writing, small talk, strategies for interviews and employability skills. There will also be the opportunity of simulation interviews and feedback for each participant.

Workshop topics:

  • How to write an effective CV and motivational cover letter
  • How to develop a professional profile for social media
  • Typical conversation openers and responses
  • Expressions and techniques for developing effective dialogues
  • Master questions about strengths and weaknesses
  • Describing your background, skills and experience
  • Interview body language
  • Awareness of your career values

Requirements: Please bring your English CV to the workshop in hard copy. For help in preparing an English CV, you can find a range of professional samples on:

Language of workshop: English

Date: Thursday, June 27, 2019, and Friday, June 28, 2019, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Target group: Doctoral candidates and postdocs of LMU Munich (the number of participants is limited)

Certificate of attendance: Participants will receive a certificate of attendance from the GraduateCenterLMU.

Contact: (Tel. 089/2180-9732)

This workshop is fully booked.

Registration for the waiting list for doctoral candidates

Registration for the waiting list for postdocs

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