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Astronomy Career Information Meeting on May 19th

4 May 2017

Want to know how to get a job in research or industry after your Astronomy master’s? Need career advice from experienced alumni or want to learn about the increasing importance of soft skills in industry? Like to meet and greet with PhD students in astronomy?

Launch your career and join the Career Information Meeting Astronomy (CIMAS) on Friday May 19th from 15:45 - 17:30 hrs in room HL226. Click here for the full programme.


Date: Friday 19 May 2017
Location: Huygens building, room HL226
Target audience: Astronomy master's and 3rd year bachelor students

No registration required

15.45 - 16.10
How to get a job in industry
Prof. Dr. Marco Beijersbergen - Founder and Director at Cosine
16.10 - 16.35
How to get a PhD position at a university research institute
Dr. Henk Hoekstra - Assistant professor at Leiden Observatory
16.35 - 16.50
16.50 - 17.30

Workshop 1: Discover the Leiden University Mentor Network
Poppy Savenije - Alumni Officer at Leiden University Faculty of Science


Workshop 2: Industry-relevant soft skills
Stefan van der Leede - Trainer at Sapienza Space & Defence

Drinks and meet & greet with Leiden Observatory PhD students


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