Career Orientation Workshops & Courses for PhDs in Transition to Industry

We offer career orientation courses at the graduate and postgraduate level. In our courses, we are focused on combining knowledge about the job market with self-discovery. We are practical, goal-oriented, and we always take an individual approach to our course participants. We conduct aptitude tests, exercises and give away homeworks prepared within Welcome Solutions that help our students determine which future career path is best for them.

At the end of the training, the participants better understand their strengths and weaknesses and have a much clearer picture of what “dream job” means for them, and what steps to take to get this job. We always conclude the course with an additional 1-1 meeting to discuss the personal progress after the course and to prepare a personal strategy for the job application process together with the participant. This individual approach highly accelerates the process of transitioning to industry.

We always adjust the agenda of the course to the schedule preferred by the client. The prices are customized and depend on the group size.

We currently offer our workshops in the following formats:

Eight-Week Online Intensive Career Development Course for Researchers in Transition to Industry
The course includes 2-hour group sessions spanning over a period of 8 weeks. The training is recommended for researchers who aim to start their career orientation process while still working full time at the university, and prefer to dedicate 2-3 hours per week for this purpose.
One-Day On-Site Intensive Career Development Event for Researchers in Transition to Industry — on-site, in the location specified by the client.
This workshop is a full-day sprint career event. This fast-paced, high-intensity training is recommended for researchers who need to quickly increase their knowledge about the job market, and start looking for jobs straight away.
Two-Day On-Site Intensive Career Development Event for Researchers in Transition to Industry on-site, in the location specified by the client.
As opposed to the one-day version, the two-day session includes an increased amount of discussion time and consultancy, more exercises in pairs and group games, and homework. These events are recommended for researchers who have more time to consider various career paths before making decisions on where to go next.

Blitz 2.5-Hour Online Workshop “The Landscape of Post-PhD Career Tracks”

It is an intensive and entertaining group training focused on introducing the job market for PhD graduates. In this workshop, we go through 8 main types of working environments (a.k.a., tribes) and their characteristics. We also review the strategies for how you can land a job in these tribes.

Please find the pricing for our services on graduate and postgraduate level below:

Type of training
Pricing
Minimal group size
8-Week Online Career Development Course for Researchers in Transition to Industry

8 x 2 hours of online group training
2 hours 1-1 of online consultation per person
Postdocs:
389 Eur p.p. + VAT

PhD candidates:
359 Eur p.p. + VAT
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One-Day Intensive Career Development Event for Researchers in Transition to Industry

1 x 8 hours of on-site group training
2 hours 1-1 of online consultation per person
Postdocs:
389 Eur p.p. + VAT

PhD candidates:
359 Eur p.p. + VAT
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Two-Day Intensive Career Development Event for Researchers in Transition to Industry

2 x 8 hours of on-site group training
2 hours 1-1 of online consultation per person
Postdocs:
489 Eur p.p. + VAT

PhD candidates:
459 Eur p.p. + VAT
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Blitz 2.5-Hour Online Workshop
“The Landscape of Post-PhD Career Tracks”
1 x 2.5 hours of online group training
495 Eur + VAT for the whole group
Returning clients:
345 Eur + VAT for the whole group
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