Career Day 2016

This year Career Day took place on May 16th. The aim of this event was to provide an overview on how careers can be pursued in Academia, Industry, Education and Innovation-Startup Sectors. The targeted audience were the PhD students, post-docs and young researchers, but it was open to anyone interested. The Career Day was organised by the Doctoral Council and it was a half day event, starting from 12:00-17:00 in Lecture Hall G, Humanities Building.

Program

Main track

Time

Room

12:00-12:10

Opening

Hörsal G

12:10-12:55

Lunch

Corridor

12:55-13:30

Career Tool – What to highlight in a CV from a doctoral degree?

Annika Egan Sjölander, Department of Culture and Media Studies

Hörsal G

13:30-13:55

Career Tool – ”It’s so great to have someone from the humanities here!” Reflections on the generic competences and skills acquired from a PhD in Humanities.

Bodil Formark, Grants Office

Hörsal G

13:55-14:05

Break

14:05-14:30

Career Path –  Develop your own idea with support systems for researchers

Camilla Viklund,  UmUs Innovation Office

Hörsal G

14:30-14:55

Career Tool – How to succeed with your research application [slides]

Anna Larsson, Department of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies

Hörsal G

14:55-15:35

Fika

Corridor

15:35-16:00

Research funding from Umeå School of Education (Lärarhögskolan), including collaborations with schools [slides]

Johan Lithner

Hörsal G

16:00-16:10

Break

16:10-16:35

Career Path – Work as a researcher for the state

Mikael Levin, Trafikanalys (in Swedish)

Hörsal G

16:35-17:00

Career Path – What you could focus on during your PhD to make yourself more “sexy”? Experience from working in a start-up. [slides]

Cristian Klein

Hörsal G

17:00

Closing

Hörsal G

Workshop

Time

Room

15:05-16:35

How to pitch/present your research
Camilla Viklund, UmUs Innovation Office

HB 201 / HB 203

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