Name Cr Method of study Time Location Organiser
DSHealth Career Day 1 Cr Course 10.12.2020 - 10.12.2020
DSHealth Career Day 1 Cr Lecture Course 21.10.2019 - 27.10.2019
DSHealth Career Day 1 Cr Lecture Course 23.10.2018 - 23.10.2018
DSHealth Career Day 1 Cr Course 17.11.2017 - 17.11.2017

Target group

Doctoral candidates

Compulsory/optional course: Optional

  • Coordinating degree programme: Doctoral School in Health Sciences
  • The course belongs to the following module: General Transferable Skills
  • Availability of the course to students of other degree programmes: No

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the participants will:

  • be aware of different career opportunities for doctoral holders
  • know job opportunities outside of the academia
  • know where to find a job, and how to apply for a job
  • know about the expectations of the employers
  • have new contacts to potential employers outside of the academia


The course is organised once a year in the autumn term.


The course provides an overview of the career opportunities for doctoral holders. The course brings together doctoral candidates who are aiming to build a career outside of the academia. The course supports individual career planning and promotes networking with potential employers.

Activities and teaching methods in support of learning

Discussion, group work and speed-dating.

Assessment practices and criteria

pass/fail, active participation in all sessions and completion of the course assignments.

Completion methods

Workshop including discussion, group work and speed-dating. Maximum 60 participants.