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Career Information Meeting Astronomy & Physics on October 9

Join the Career Information Meeting Astronomy & Physics and launch your career! 

Learn how to get a job in research or industry after your Astronomy or Physics master’s and experience the increasing importance of soft skills in industry in a workshop. Afterwards, meet and greet with PhD students of Leiden Observatory. This meeting is organized by the Education Office Astronomy and set up specifically for Astronomy and Physics students.


Date: Monday 9 October 2017, 15:30 – 17:30 hrs
Location: Huygens Laboratory, room HL414
Target audience: Astronomy and Physics master students and 3rd year bachelor students
Registration: Click here to register (free)


15:30 - 15:40 Welcome by Job van der Wardt - Astronomy master’s student ambassador
15:40 – 16:00 ‘How to get a job in industry?’ by Dr. Edo Loenen, Systems Engineer and Project Manager at Science [&] Technology
16:00 – 16:20 ‘How to get a PhD position at a university research institute?’ by Prof. dr. Ignas Snellen - Leiden Observatory
16:20 - 16:30  Break
16:30 – 17:30 ‘Workshop: Industry-relevant soft skills’ by Stefan van der Leede - Trainer at Sapienza Space & Defence
17:30   Drinks and meet & greet with Leiden Observatory PhD students


Click here for the programme flyer