Career Day

Organised by EICAT (PhD and Postdoctoral Programmes) together with EMBLEM, Career Day provides an overview of non-academic career possibilities for scientists from all EMBL sites and the local scientific community. 

Career Day 2016 took place on Thursday, 21 July 2016 from 10:00-17:00 at the Advanced Training Center of the EMBL in Heidelberg, Germany. The 2016 programme is provided below. Details of the 2017 Career Day, which will take place on 20 July 2017, will be provided soon.

 

2016 Programme

Time
9:30-10:00

Coffee

10:00-10:05

Welcome
Helke Hillebrand
Academic Coordinator and Dean of Graduate Studies, EMBL
Brenda Stride
Senior Programme Adminstrator, EMBL Postdoctoral Programme

10:05-11:00

Keynote: Scientists in Industry-Myths and Reality
Prof. Dr. Gerd Schnorrenberg
Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH

11:00-11:30 Sachi Okamoto
Assistant Proffessor
Kyushu University, Japan
11:30-11:55 Coffee
11:55-12:20

Heiko Runz
Director, Head of Genetics
Merck

12:20-12:45

Laurence Ettwiller
Staff Scientist
New England Biolabs

12:45-13:45 Lunch
13:45-14:00

Tilman Plass
Management Consultant
A.T. Kearney

14:00-14:15

Michele Cristovao
Database Product Specialist
Protocols and Methods
Springer Nature

14:15-14:30

Verena Schramm
Global Product Manager
QIAGEN

14:30-14:45

Camille Terfve
Patent Assistant
Keltie LLP

14:45-15:15 Panel
15:15-15:45 Coffee
15:45-16:45

Karin Bodewits
Co-founder
NaturalScience. Careers

16:45-17:00

Steve Christopher
Director of Training
Course Resource

Present with Booths

EMBL Alumni Relations Office
Mehrnoosh Rayner

Head of Alumni Relations

Fenia Fotiadou
Alumni Relations Officer

Spilios Vasilopoulos
Alumni Relations Assistant

Course Resource
Ciaran Behan

Managing Director

Steve Christopher
Director of Training

Hans-Joachim Böhler
Consultant
Bundesagentur für Arbeit

CV Checks by Course Resource

As an added feature to the Career Day it is possible to have your CV checked by the company Course Resource. If this is of interest to you please get in touch with the Postdoctoral Office.

Transportation to EMBL

A bus has been arranged from downtown Heidelberg. It will leave the train station at 9:15 for EMBL. There will also be a bus from the Heidelberg bus stop back to the EMBL train station leaving at 17:20.