"PhD... and then?"
This is the first RTG networking & mentoring workshop for women in mathematics. Students of the RTG meet other female PhD students from other groups within Mathematics at the universities of Mannheim and Heidelberg, exchange ideas and thoughts in a relaxed atmosphere and learn from our invited guests and experts.
- how to get the best out of graduate school,
- writing a dissertation,
- exploring job market options and how to prepare for them,
- teaching and
- balancing work with the rest of life.
|14.00||Get together: Who is here? What will we do together?|
|14.45||Sharing experiences and identifying strengths and challenges in writing a dissertation, publishing and teaching|
|16.30||Observations, experiences and recommendations from mentors: Sharing in plenary|
|17.15||Individual strategies – balancing work and life|
|18.00||Closing day 1|
|09.00||Getting started: A personal look on previous and upcoming development stages and decision making processes|
|11.00||Requirements, competencies and skills for academic/non-academic careers: Observations, experiences and recommendations from mentors|
|12.15||Developing our network: How could we benefit from it?|
|13.00||Short evaluation and conclusion of the workshop with a joint lunch|
The workshop takes place 19th-20th of February 2016 at the Kurhaus Trifels, Rhineland Palatinate.
Claudia Strauch (Heidelberg)