HBA-SV postdoc joint event, Wed. 30, 2016,

Successfully Transitioning Out of Academia: Tips From the Experts 

Wed, Nov 30, 2016

Planning to transition from academia and not sure where to begin? Join us to get strategies from experts on the best ways to jump-start your new career.

Join us for a line-up of powerful panelists who have successfully pursued diverse career paths following their start in academia. Come ask your questions and be inspired by the way in which they have tailored their individual careers. You will discover unconventional pathways and successful strategies to employ in your own transition out of the academic world. Become acquainted with what can make you a more attractive candidate in today’s ever-changing job market; be prepared to jump-start your new career.

Learning objectives

1. Differentiate among possible career paths and opportunities coming from the academic environment

2. Assess how to translate and showcase experiences gained in the academic sector in the competitive job markets


6:00 – 6:30 PM     Registration

6:30 – 6:40 PM     HBA presentation

6:40 – 7:00 PM     Department of life sciences (SV-EPFL) presentation

7:00 – 8:00 PM     Panel discussion

8:00 – 9:00 PM     Networking Q&A and aperitif

Event location

EPFL, SV Building (Room 1717.1)

Route Cantonale, 1015

Register here

HBA Members/ Non-members/Students:

CHF 20/ 30/ 20 until November 28

CHF 30/ 40/ 30 after November 28

flyer of the event