PCDI Community

PCDI community

PCDI supports early career researchers in their (broad) professional and career development. On the PCDI website you can find all kinds of information about the activities that PCDI organises.

What do you do to develop yourself? What comes to your mind when you think about your development and your future as a (science) professional? Share your thoughts with us and your colleagues through the PCDI community. By doing so you will not only lfocus your own thoughts, but also help those of others and enable us to customise our activities exactly to your needs.

  • Read about career development as it happens in
    our blog, written by PhD students and postdocs.
    Do you share their experiences, are you wondering the same things? Leave a comment
  • Get inspired by colleagues who have been working in academia or made a transition outside academia after their PhD or postdoc through the role models and PCDYou section
  • Do you have a particular question? Post it in the PCDI-LinkedIN group. This group currently counts 2,000 (ex-) postdocs and PhD students who may all help you on your way, either now or in future. Or perhaps you can help others? Share your thoughts and extend your network.
  • Read updates about our activities and news of interest to early career researchers via Twitter @PostdocNews.
    Tweet your thoughts and questions right to our desktops!

 

 

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  • Bloggers

    PCDI supports early career researchers in their (broad) professional and career development by organising various activities. By participating, many of your questions about professional development and career planning will be answered. Through the PCDI community, additionally, you can get into contact with other early career researchers.  

    What do you do to develop yourself? What comes to your mind when you think about your development and your future as a (science) professional? How do you prepare yourself for your next career step? How can you get into contact with former colleagues who have recently taken an important career step? And how can you grow your network, also outside academia?

    Share your thoughts and ask questions through the PCDI community. By doing so you will not only focus your thoughts, but may also help those of others.

    • Do you have a specific question? Post it in the PCDI-LinkedIN group. This group currently counts 2,250 (ex-) postdocs and PhD students who may all help you on your way, either now or in the future. Share your thoughts and extend your network.
    • Get inspired by colleagues who are no longer working as scientists in academia or made a transition outside academia after their PhD/postdoc through our section with role models
    • Keep yourself updated on important news and read updates about our activities via Twitter @PostdocNews and facebook. Tweet your thoughts and questions right to our desktops!
    • Keep yourself informed on the activities PCDI undertakes to boost professional and career development in policy making by reading our newsletter. Important updates are also shared through our blog below

     

     

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  • Role models

    What to do after your PhD or postdoc? What career options are there? What motivated other PhDs to choose for a particular career path? How do they like it and what skills do they consider important?

    We lined up some role-models to inspire you. We are continuously extending this selection for careers in the life sciences or STEM, whether it is academia, industry, government, non-profit etc.

    Display selection from:

     
    - academia
    - companies
    - private-public partnerships
    - non-profit organisations
    - entrepreneurs

     
    Are you a PhD or do you know a PhD with an interesting job? Help us to extend our list, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

     

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