New offer: Career Day and Workshop “Project Management”

Today we have two offers regarding further education for you. 1) Graduate Academy: Career Day (16 December 2015) Already for the 2nd time, the Graduate Academy invites German and international PhD students and Postdocs from TU Dresden and DRESDEN concept partner institutions to an information event about career prospects for academics on the Saxon labor market outside academia. The Career Day starts on 16 December at 9:30 a.m. at the Festsaal Dülferstraße with two keynotes on “Career Entry on the Saxon Job Market” and “Job Search 2.0: How to Build an Online Profile for Academics”. Afterwards, there will be the […]

Violence Intervention Training:
Don’t look away – get involved!

Everyone can find themselves a witness to a threatening or discriminating situation. Confronted with violence against or harassment of others, most of us have good intentions but only few know how to act and react courageously and deliberately. Do you? How to act in threatening situations can be learned. The TU Dresden Welcome Center is delighted to offer a training that will show you how to defuse conflicts in a non-violent way. The training consists of individual and group exercises teaching different aspects of civil courage. … How do we analyze threatening situations? … What strategies can we apply for […]

A pool for challenges and new ideas: Second Research Alumni workshop at the TU Dresden

Almost 30 researchers followed our invitation to discuss the Research Alumni project, which the TUD is working to implement for the future. The central idea is to provide relevant services and best possible support during researchers’ stay at TU Dresden or DRESDEN-concept partner institutes and to keep in touch with everybody after they have left. The career paths of Research Alumni are very interesting for us, your connections within the research world are beyond priceless. Back in your home countries and also in other countries you will share your experiences about the Dresden research area and might attract interested students […]

TU Dresden Welcome Center on a training in Tartu

Last week we, i.e. Maike & Claudia, went to Estonia, invited by the Utrecht Network universities to join the training “Facilitating Researcher Mobility: Quality Services and a Welcoming Culture” at the University of Tartu from 5-7 May, 2015. Within three days we received professional input from colleagues from the University of Tartu as well as from universities of Copenhagen, Bochum and Helsinki. According to our common topics we attended a variety of workshops: “Managing expectations – Interculturalism at Work”, “Insider Views on Service Success Stories” and “The Must Have Services for Incoming Researchers”. When you look at the photos at […]

Working in Germany: Workshops & more for international students at TUD

In the winter semester 2014/15 the TU Dresden Career Service offers a special series of events for international students at TUD  centered around a potential “Career in Germany” (Arbeiten in Deutschland). It addresses questions about labor market entry in Germany such as the following: How to look for job offers in Germany effectively What are German job application standards? How is the application process structured? How to best present your skills and abilities What happens during a job interview? What working culture you may come across in your new job The event series comprises workshops and coaching sessions on select dates throughout October, November and […]