April 12th
Career Development Course

Effective Career Planning

April 2018

This half-day workshop will give attendees an overview of essential career development tools and activities to help them prepare for their next professional step.  Participants will walk away with new skills, resources and self-assessment information necessary to make informed career choices both inside and beyond academia.  This session emphasizes the use of career planning tools including self-evaluation, ideas for career exploration, effective job search strategies, and tips for reaching out, building and maintaining a professional network.

Course in English
Registration deadline



By the end of this session, participants will be able to:
•    Synthesize results from several self-assessment instruments
•    Formulate and categorize a list of insightful informational interview questions
•    Describe resources and methods for exploring various PhD-level career paths

Practical Informations

Practical Informations

Course in English

Selection result
There is no registration fee for this course
Institut Curie - Amphithéâtre Burg, salle Annexe 2
12 rue Lhomond
75005, Paris - France

Maximum Number of Participants

20 people

Number of Participants

20 personnes.

Selection Criteria

First come, first served.



Jean Branan is program coordinator at The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, California where she provides career training programs and professional development opportunities to postdoctoral fellows and graduate students. She received her bachelor’s degree in Anthropology as well as a Master of Arts in Education specializing in Postsecondary Education Leadership from San Diego State University. With over fifteen years in higher education administration, human resources, and career services, Jean partners with faculty, staff and industry professionals. Her experience ranges from working within corporate environments to public, private and non-profit academic institutions and combines her human resources and higher education background to assist trainees with all aspects of professional development and the career search.

Keynote speakers

This list of speakers may still change