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Roadshow for budding scientists

Euraxess gives young researchers the chance to pimp their CV and learn about job opportunities. Coming to Copenhagen Tuesday 11 March

Ever fantasized about research opportunities abroad, but felt overwhelmed by the obscure language surrounding the funding and application process? Fear not, an event at the Frederiksberg campus is coming up with all the answers on job-hunting in Europe and beyond.

On Tuesday 11 March, the Euraxess Road Show will make its only stop in Denmark, at University of Copenhagen’s (UCPH) Frederiksberg Campus. Euraxess is a European initiative to provide students and researchers with all the information and support they need to pursue an international career.

”It’s a good opportunity for anyone who wants to have a research career, including Master’s and PhD students”, says Debra Devied-Clayton from International Staff Mobility at UCPH, who is coordinating the event. ”Euraxess has a job portal, covering positions from student level to professor

Smile, it’s CV time

On the day, those who want to be a researcher or scientist can find advice on job-seeking, relocation and employment opportunities, such as the Marie Curie grants and other research fellowships by the European Research Council.

So if you feel like your CV could use a bit of polishing, put on a nice shirt and have a USB stick handy, because there will be a professional photographer ready to take your picture. A workshop on resume writing is also on the agenda, after which you’ll be able to upload your CV directly on to the Euraxess database.

”It’s a good chance to get feedback on your CV. Specialists will give suggestions on how to apply for international positions and funding,” says Debra Devied-Clayton.

See the full program for the day here or follow the initiative on Facebook.

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