Phd Career Stories
- Author: Vários
- Narrator: Vários
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- Duration: 40:14:18
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PhD Career Stories is a podcast where PhD:s share their stories and experiences in life after a PhD, inspiring you to take the next step in your career development!
#022: Tips&Tricks Amanda Bengtsson: how to start preparing for a career after a PhD already in graduate school12/05/2017 Duration: 06min
Dr Amanda González-Bengtsson is a Public Relations Manager at Stockholm University and her passion is to promote science and make it known in society and to stakeholders. In episode 22 of PhD Career Stories, Amanda returns for a tips & tricks-themed podcast. In this episode, we learn more on how we can start preparing for a career after a PhD already in graduate school. "You have only failed if you don’t keep trying." - Dr Amanda González-Bengtsson, Public relations manager at Stockholm University Don't miss out on any of our PhD Career Stories podcasts. Subscribe to the show in a way that suits you and say hello to us on social media! www.phdcareerstories.com www.facebook.com/PhDCareerStories www.twitter.com/PhDCareerPod www.instagram.com/phdcareerstories www.linkedin.com/company/phd-career-stories
#021: Filippo Guarnieri Story28/04/2017 Duration: 14min
Dr Filippo Guarnieri earned his PhD in theoretical physics in 2014. He is currently working as a postdoc in theoretical physics at NORDITA in Stockholm, Sweden and is the chair of the Max Planck Alumni Association. In this episode, Filippo will share his story about his transition from academia to entrepreneurship, which he is presently undertaking. "Many PhDs aim to transition outside of academia. However, many PhDs also prefer to procrastinate this transition, further venturing into academia. Procrastination may provide additional time to better develop your transferable skills and find your mission in life, but may also come with a price." - Dr. Filippo Guarnieri, Postdoctoral Fellow at Nordita Don't miss out on any of our PhD Career Stories podcasts. Subscribe to the show in a way that suits you and say hello to us on social media! www.phdcareerstories.com www.facebook.com/PhDCareerStories www.twitter.com/PhDCareerPod www.instagram.com/phdcareerstories www.linkedin.com/company/phd-career-stories
#020: Dennis Fink Story14/04/2017 Duration: 18min
Dr Dennis Fink changed his career path in 2011 after his PhD in Marine Microbiology at the Max Planck Institute for Marine Microbiology in Bremen. In this "PhD Career Story” Dennis tells about his path from scientist to science communicator and which skills you can use from your PhD if you would like to become self-employed. "You can use a lot of your PhD skills, even if you leave academia. Networking is the key to success!" - Dr. Dennis Fink, CEO & Co-Founder of mediomix GmbH in Cologne, Germany Don't miss out on any of our PhD Career Stories podcasts. Subscribe to the show in a way that suits you and say hello to us on social media! phdcareerstories.com Facebook Twitter Instagram LinkedIn
#019: Günes Özhan Story31/03/2017 Duration: 06min
Gunes Ozhan earned her Bachelor’s degree from the Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics at Middle East Technical University in 2003. Shortly after, she was admitted to the Molecular Biology Program of International Max Planck Research School in Göttingen, Germany. She received her PhD in 2009, with her thesis on the molecular evolution of embryonic development in arthropods, which was conducted at the Max Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen. After working as a postdoctoral fellow at the Biotechnology Center of TU Dresden and gaining experience in signal transduction and the zebrafish animal model, Dr. Ozhan was offered a PI position at iBG-izmir and moved to her hometown Izmir in 2014, to achieve her vision of establishing an independent lab in a top-notch biomedical research center in this lovely city. Upon her return, she has been successively awarded Reintegration Fellowship of TUBITAK, EMBO Installation Grant, L'Oréal Turkey For Women In Science award, Academy of Science BAGEP aw
#018: Umesh Gangishetti Story17/03/2017 Duration: 08min
In episode 18 of PhD Career Stories, Dr Umesh Gangishetti describes his transition from a PhD student working on Drosophila Embryogenesis to become a senior scientist conducting clinical studies on Alzheimer's disease.
#017: Amanda Bengtsson Story03/03/2017 Duration: 14min
In episode 17 we have Dr Amanda González-Bengtsson who is a Public Relations Manager at Stockholm University and her passion is to promote science and make it known in society and for stake holders. She tells the story of how she managed to get a lot of job offers after the PhD just by actually doing all those things that career advisors tells us to do. She hopes that all of you can benefit from listening to the podcast and that you will achieve great things in your life.
#016: Fatma Guettou Story17/02/2017 Duration: 11min
In episode 16 of PhD Career Stories, Fatma Guettou shares the story of her transition from academia to industry and gives us a few tips and tricks on how to successfully complete the journy. Fatma is a structural biologist with a PhD in X-ray crystallography from Karolinska Institutet. After completing her PhD, Fatma moved to Munich for a postdoc position in the field of cryo-electron microscopy. However, she soon made a career transition to the industry and is currently working as a crystallographer at Medivir. Fatma is involved in drug discovery projects where her main responsibility is to understand how proteins and drugs interact. The structural information generated by X-ray crystallography is very useful for the design of new and improved drug molecules. In this “tips & tricks”-themed episode Fatma will share 4 tips that she found useful throughout her career pathway.
#015: Tips&Tricks Johanna Havemann: when writing about your research, mind your audience03/02/2017 Duration: 03min
In episode 15 of PhD Career Stories, Jo Havemann returns for a “tips & tricks”-themed podcast on why it is crucial to be aware of your audience when writing about your research. Dr Johanna Havemann works as a trainer and consultant in Science Communication for Universities and research institutions in Europe and Africa (access2perspectives.com). Follow her tweets about #scicomm and other topics of interest at @johave. https://phdcareerstories.com/15-when-writing-about-your-research-mind-your-audience https://www.facebook.com/PhDCareerStories/ https://twitter.com/PhDCareerPod https://www.instagram.com/phdcareerstories/ https://www.linkedin.com/company/phd-career-stories
#014: Tips&Tricks Tina Persson: how self-assessment will help your career transition20/01/2017 Duration: 13min
In episode 14, the PhD Career Stories founder Tina Persson returns for another “tips & tricks”-themed episode. In this podcast, Tina shares her experiences on how to get started with self-assessments and why it is important to grow your understanding about who you are and what you want and expect from your professional life to land your dream job.
#013: Johanna Havemann Story06/01/2017 Duration: 06min
Dr Johanna Havemann works as a Trainer and Consultant in Science Communication for Universities and research institutions in Europe and Africa (access2perspectives.com). She obtained her PhD in 2009 from the Max-Planck Institute for Developmental Biology in Tübingen, Germany. Her working experience covers NGOs, Science startups and international institutions including UNEP. Follow her tweets about #scicomm and other topics of interest at @johave.
#012: Tips&Tricks Sarah Blackford: how to kick-start your career planning23/12/2016 Duration: 08min
In PhD Career Stories episode 12, we welcome our special guest Sarah Blackford, Academic and Science Career Consultant and author of Career planning for research bioscientists. In her “tips & tricks”-themed episode, we learn more on how we can get started with career planning. Sarah Blackford is an academic career consultant with over 15 years' experience of delivering career support to PhD students and early career researchers. Qualified with a master's degree in career guidance in Higher Education, Sarah is a member of the Career Development Institute and a founding member of the network Careers Advisers supporting Researchers in Europe (CARE). She is the author of Career planning for research bioscientists and much of her advice and resources are available on her blog biosciencecareers.org.
#011: Tina Persson & Maria Sjögren: PhD Career Stories - looking back and looking ahead09/12/2016 Duration: 11min
In this episode, Tina Persson and Maria Sjögren look back at the first 10 episodes of the show and talk about some of the highlights during 2016 as well as what's in store for 2017. We also announce our special guest for the last episode during 2016 to be published on December 23. Our Christmas gift to all of you listeners out there! Please visit our site phdcareerstories.com to subscribe to our show, read the show notes, and get in touch!
#010: Tips&Tricks Tina Persson: how to prepare for your next job interview25/11/2016 Duration: 13min
In episode ten of “PhD Career Stories”, Tina Persson returns for a another “tips & tricks”-themed episode. In this podcast, we learn more on how we can prepare ourselves for our next interview.
#009: Ania Gruszczynska Story11/11/2016 Duration: 21min
Dr Ania Gruszczynska completed a PhD in sociology at Aston University in Birmingham, UK in 2009 and has since worked in a variety of project management roles in higher education sector. She is currently working as an IT project manager at Birmingham City University where she is responsible for software projects and developing good project management standards. In addition, she is a qualified coach and brings her understanding of post-PhD transitions into her part-time coaching practice (phdcareercoach.co) where she supports people who have big goals such as finishing a PhD or transitioning into a more fulfilling job. She is also a keen runner and a yoga fan, and tweets about her passions at @akgruszczynska.
#008: Tips&Tricks Paulius Mikulskis: how to get started with your job search28/10/2016 Duration: 02min
Paulius Mikulskis is a Computational Chemist with a PhD in Theoretical Chemistry from Lund University, now working as a Research Fellow at the University of Nottingham. In this “tips & tricks”-themed episode, Paulius shares two tips which he found useful in his job search.
#007: Samer Yammine Story13/10/2016 Duration: 04min
Samer Yammine has a PhD in Cancer Epigenomics from Karolinska Institutet. He is professionally passionate about design, user experience, innovation and business development and has extensive experience in problem-solving and creative solutions within the biotech sector. Nowadays, Samer have one foot in academia as a project leader at the Unit for Bioentrepreneurship at Karolinska Institutet with the main task to develop graduate courses for PhD students and the other foot within biotech industry and the startup world as Director, Co-Founder/CTO of Karmagenes.co and Chairman, Co-Founder/CTIO of CelFIT.co
#006: Tips&Tricks Philipp Gramlich: how to get a map of the job landscape30/09/2016 Duration: 08min
In episode six, Philipp Gramlich will show you that there are many more jobs out there for you to put Tina Persson's inventory from episode four to best use. He will bring in his experiences from industry, academia and as co-founder of NaturalScience.Careers along to enrich the "landscape" of jobs you will see in front of you.
#005: Kyriaki Liadaki Story16/09/2016 Duration: 13min
Kyriaki Liadaki finished her PhD in Immunology at the University of Thessaly, Greece, and then continued postdoctoral studies at Harvard Medical School and Karolinska Institutet. In this episode of PhD Career Stories, Kyriaki tells her story on how she came to make the life changing decision to leave academia and become a Math/Science Teacher at a bilingual school in Stockholm.
#004: Tips&Tricks Tina Persson: how to rewrite your CV29/08/2016 Duration: 09min
In episode four of “PhD Career Stories” Tina Persson returns for a “tips & tricks”-themed episode. In this podcast, we learn more on how we can prepare ourselves for our next career move by making an inventory of our skills and rewriting our CV:s.
#003: Michele Manzo Story19/08/2016 Duration: 10min
Michele Manzo started his career change in April 2015, after completing his PhD in Applied Physics at KTH in Stockholm, Sweden. In this episode of “PhD Career Stories”, Michele tells the story about his journey from academia to industry, which lasted almost a year. We learn how Michele, after a few hundreds of applications and with a little reverse engineering of the job hunting system as well as the willingness to completely reinvent himself, was able to land his current position as Electronic Design Engineer.