Career Fair 2016

Welcome to the 10th Horizons Career Fair!


Announcement: Christoph Schlegel will be giving the talk in place of Michael Kunst and would also be participating in the speed dating session on his behalf. 

Update: registration for workshops and Speed Dating is now available here. You can also check Career Fair 2016 schedule.

We are glad to invite you to participate in the 10th Horizons Career Fair which will take place on September 12, 2016 at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany. Our Career Fair is designed to offer you opportunities of identifying diverse career possibilities within science. Attend our career lectures, workshops and company presentations to get a full impression of wide range of career options. We want you to get inspired, create valuable networking contacts and find your future employer.

This year we are bringing to you one of the most exciting list of speakers we have had in years. Career Fair will kick off with the opening talk from Drew Berry, a well known animator, who will share his thoughts on the how molecular animations help in understanding cellular processes. We have invited entrepreneurs, group leaders, representatives of big funding agencies and start-ups as well as successful alumni from Göttingen campus. All of them are united by the excellency in their fields of expertize as well as by the understanding of what young scientists require in order to succeed in desired careers. Please check the list of invited speakers for detailed information about the topics of their talks.

Horizons Career Fair 2016 will also host workshops aimed to train skills important for strengthening of young scientist career. This year we will provide the workshops on the transition from science to consulting, reparing for interviews (Survival Guide) and Social networking (using LinkedIn). Registration is now opened. You can also register for the Speed Dating under the following link.

Please remember that participation in Career Fair is free of charge! You also don’t have to register unless you would like to participate in one of our workshops.

We are looking forward to seeing you at Career Fair 2016!

Your Career Fair Organizing Team