Maison des Arts et des Étudiants | 10.00 › 17.30

Individual interviews with representatives from the participating companies, institutions, and public or private organisations
 Room 1
Room 2
Company presentations
Room 3
CV and interviews
9.30 - 10.00Identifying your skills
By Inês Crisostomo
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Interview simulations
and information for non-EU candidates

CV check
By Vanessa Krawtschenko HR Specialist at
10.00 - 10.30How to translate PhD skills into professionnals skills
By Okay Doc
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FNR : how FNR can support career development in research
See details below
Alumni network and services,
By Andy Adams

Luxembourg Agency for Research Integrity (LARI)
By Asaël Rouby
10.30 - 11.00Goodyear
11.00 - 11.30UEL : Union des Entreprises Luxembourgeoises
11.30 - 12.00
12.00 - 12.30LunchLunch
12.30 - 13.002getthere Lunchbreak Talk by EURAXESS - Meet former researchers who built their career outside academia in Luxembourg
By Aliénor Didier - Euraxess
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13.00 - 13.30
13.30 - 14.00RH Lab
14.00 - 14.30Mentoring for career development
By Aliénor Didier and Inês Crisostomo
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Paul Wurth
14.30 - 15.00
15.00 - 15.30Alumni for life and Career Centre -
Services for new graduates
By Andy Adams and Romain Raux
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Data Things
15.30 - 16.00How to create a spin-off?
By Pranjul Shah, Incubator
See details below
16.00 - 16.30RSS Hydro
16.30 - 17.00
17.00 - 17.30

Identifying your skills

In this 30 min teaser workshop we will discuss what are skills and competences. In an interactive approach you will be guided to reflect on what are your skills, competences and personal development plan.

How to translate PhD skills into professionnals skills

Think early about your professional project

  • Outside academia ?
  • Being a consultant

Translate your skills

  • Make it easier for recruiters
  • Show your transversal skills
  • Be aware of your hard, soft and mad skills

Avoid the “impostor syndrome”

  • Being à PhD : a worldwide diploma
  • Dare to meet professionals !

Charles Aymard holds a doctorate in Management Sciences from the University of Aix-Marseille and is associate researcher in the Labor Economics and Sociology Laboratory – CNRS. His research in international management are focused on the internationalization strategies of SMEs. He has adopted an entrepreneurial mindset and notably develops projects with different companies to contribute to their development. He is a partner at Okay Doc and responsible for the development of the Okay Doc Institute, which provides advice on strategy & innovation.

After several years as a Brand Manager in retail, Aurélie Vattier Delaunay made the choice to reorient her career in order to support the professional transitions of researchers, after seeing the difficulties encountered by the people around her. Today, she supports start-ups, SMEs and large groups on their high value-added recruitment strategies, particularly in data, health and behavioral sciences.

2getthere Lunchbreak Talk by EURAXESS

What does it take to successfully transition out of academia and build your career in Luxembourg? Join us over lunch to listen to the career stories and tips of two PhD holders who did their doctorate at the University of Luxembourg. They are looking forward to the questions you might have to prepare for your next career step.

Among our speakers: Dr. Sebastian Reddeker (CEO Luxembourg for Tourism), Dr. Sheila Becker, Head of Network and Information Systems’ Security (NISS) at ILR (Institut Luxembourgeois de Régulation), Louis Krieger (PhD candidate, DSAiL), Christopher Morse (Director Zortify Labs).

The career talk takes place under the umbrella of the 2getthere out-of-academia mentoring programme by EURAXESS Luxembourg.

Mentoring for career development

Mentoring for career development: discover the potential of having mentors and how a mentoring program can support your career transition. In this session we will exemplified it with in a group mentoring workshop on career development. Join us and discover tools and approaches to advance your career.

Alumni for life and Career Centre

Alumni : You spend a few years at the University of Luxembourg as PhD students students but will spend the rest of your lives as alumni. Discover more about the GradPack of professional benefits and services for new alumni as well as the services which will be developed on the brand new Alumni Platform coming soon in 2023.

Career Centre: PhDs candidates and Postdocs, our goal is to help you prepare for a world of great opportunities when you graduate. We offer tailored support, advice, we work with you to identify your aspirations, strengths, potential, talents and passions.

Discover what the Alumni officer and the Career Centre have to offer!

How to create a spin-off?

If you decide to build your own company, the team of the University of Luxembourg Incubator is there to support you in bringing your business idea to the market.

To allow you to get a good impression of what it takes to run your own business, the Incubator invites entrepreneurs from Luxembourg and abroad to share their story and to provide advice to those who want to follow the same path.

Agenda :

Welcome and Introduction to ULI support ecosystem (Pranjul Shah)

ADEM programs for founders and PhD students as employees for startups (Jean-Marc Gaspard)

Roundtable of startups  – open to audience questionaire (Moderator (s) – TBD)

Startups at their booths and students have the opportunity to meet & network startups at their tables

How FNR can support career development in research

You have your PhD in the pocket and dream of making a career in research. A presentation will be given on how FNR activities and funding instruments can support young PhD holders in the development of their career as an independent researcher. The presentation will be followed by an interactive session where you can learn about the emerging topic of research culture, and how it can make a difference in your future career in research!

Marie-Claude Marx and Sean Sapcariu from the FNR will take you through it and be available for questions and discussion.