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OZSW Workshop: Career perspectives for Philosophy PhD students

1 October 2015

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OZSW Workshop: Career perspectives for Philosophy PhD students On October 1, the Leiden Institute for Philosophy in collaboration with the PhD Council organizes a gathering dedicated to the topic of employment opportunities for philosophy PhDs in the Netherland. A PhD in philosophy is not an automatic guarantee for a job in Academia. Many philosophy PhDs find a career outside of the university. This raises all kinds of questions. How many of our PhDs leave Academia? Are they successful in their…

OZSW Workshop: Career perspectives for Philosophy PhD students

On October 1, the Leiden Institute for Philosophy in collaboration with the PhD Council organizes a gathering dedicated to the topic of employment opportunities for philosophy PhDs in the Netherland. A  PhD in philosophy is not an automatic guarantee for a job in Academia. Many philosophy PhDs find a career outside of the university. This raises all kinds of questions. How many of our PhDs leave Academia? Are they successful in their careers? What can PhDs do during their studies to prepare for a career outside of Academia? What useful skills does a doctorate in philosophy bring? What should supervisors do to prepare their PhD students? These and other questions will be discussed at this workshop. In addition, there will be practical sessions dedicated to what both PhDs and supervisors can do in practical terms to prepare students for a career outside of the profession. 12.30-17.00 October 1 2015 Institute for Philosophy, Leiden University Reuvensplaats 4, room 1.01 Leiden Preliminary program (subject to change!)
12.30-13.30 lunch provided by OZSW
13.30-14.45 Sessions:
  For PhDs: career orientation. (Loes Nordlohne, career services Leiden University)
  For Supervisors: career advice for PhDs. (Yvonne Dexel, career services Leiden University)
14.45-15.15 Tea and Coffee
15.15-16.00 ‘Testimonials’ by Philosophy PhDs who left Academia. (TBA)
16.00-16.30 Facts & figures: where do our PhDs end up?. (Ingrid Robeyns & Sine Bagatur)
16.30-17.00 Plenary discussion: what can/should the OZSW do for the career perspectives of its PhDs. (Chair: TBA.)
17.00-18.00 Drinks
  If you wish to attend this workshop, please register with Mrs. Karineke Sombroek (c.w.sombroek@hum.leidenuniv.nl)

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OZSW Workshop: Career perspectives for Philosophy PhD students

On October 1, the Leiden Institute for Philosophy in collaboration with the PhD Council organizes a gathering dedicated to the topic of employment opportunities for philosophy PhDs in the Netherland.

A  PhD in philosophy is not an automatic guarantee for a job in Academia. Many philosophy PhDs find a career outside of the university. This raises all kinds of questions. How many of our PhDs leave Academia? Are they successful in their careers? What can PhDs do during their studies to prepare for a career outside of Academia? What useful skills does a doctorate in philosophy bring? What should supervisors do to prepare their PhD students? These and other questions will be discussed at this workshop. In addition, there will be practical sessions dedicated to what both PhDs and supervisors can do in practical terms to prepare students for a career outside of the profession.

12.30-17.00 October 1 2015
Institute for Philosophy, Leiden University
Reuvensplaats 4, room 1.01
Leiden

Preliminary program (subject to change!)

12.30-13.30 lunch provided by OZSW
13.30-14.45 Sessions:
  For PhDs: career orientation. (Loes Nordlohne, career services Leiden University)
  For Supervisors: career advice for PhDs. (Yvonne Dexel, career services Leiden University)
14.45-15.15 Tea and Coffee
15.15-16.00 ‘Testimonials’ by Philosophy PhDs who left Academia. (TBA)
16.00-16.30 Facts & figures: where do our PhDs end up?. (Ingrid Robeyns & Sine Bagatur)
16.30-17.00 Plenary discussion: what can/should the OZSW do for the career perspectives of its PhDs. (Chair: TBA.)
17.00-18.00 Drinks

 

If you wish to attend this workshop, please register with Mrs. Karineke Sombroek (c.w.sombroek@hum.leidenuniv.nl)

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