Career Control for Researchers 2021

The Career Control for Researchers (CC4R) is an online programme delivered by career development specialist PostdocTraining. It provides training in skills and tools that you can apply immediately in your daily work. The CC4R is offered free of charge to all PhD candidates on the MN Faculty PhD programme. 

The programme provides you with

  • a better understanding of your career opportunities
  • tools to develop your career path and perform strategic career choices
  • help to create a career plan that aligns with your strengths and personal preferences
  • motivation, information and tools to take charge of your own career, whether you don't yet know your preferred path or you already have a goal and are looking for the best way to reach it

You get

  • a half-day intro seminar for all participants
  • 4 online modules (apprx. 2 h workload/module) and 1 live module delivered over 8 weeks (green)
  • 2 live Q&A sessions (blue; facilitated by PostdocTraining)
  • open-ended access to all course material, webinar recordings and the Masterlist

Optional services

  • buddy matching (for career discussions during the program)
  • career options masterlist, a database of PhD career path case-studies
  • access to a LinkedIn career development forum (moderated by PostdocTraining)
Programme overview
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Programme schedule

Date Time Subject Location

Intro seminar (by the Faculty)

6 Oct   Release module 1 Your own device
20 Oct   Release module 2 Your own device
27 Oct TBA Live Q&A session Your own device
3 Nov   Release module 3 Your own device
10 Nov TBA Live Q&A session Your own device
17 Nov   Release module 4 Your own device
24 Nov TBA Live module Your own device


Registration not yet available.

Registration will be announced in the PhD and postdoc bulletin when open.