November 5th
Career Development Course

Networking and career development. Focus on social media presence and use

Networking and career development: Focus on social media presence and use.

Course in English
Registration deadline



To introduce young researchers to the principles of networking and its benefits for career development; help them make effective use of networking websites to promote their professional identity.

Practical information


Half-day (14:00 - 17:00) interactive workshop in English that combines the presentation of concepts and methods & personal and group activities.
Interaction between the group and the trainers will be enhanced.
The workshop will be facilitated by 2 trainers in a room equipped with an internet access.

Prerequisite for participants: a LinkedIn account, and bring a portable computer.


Introduction : importance of networking for research experience and career progression

  1. Why and how to network?
  • Group discussion on networking practices, barriers and needs of participants
  • Network as a source of information and skills

Tips and tools for successful networking

  • Mapping your network
  • Basic rules of networking and self-presentation
  • Different ways to grow your network

How to build and strengthen your network: focus on social media

  1. Professional image and online visibility
  2. Using social networking sites for business professionals and researchers
  • Tools and opportunities for networking offered by LinkedIn and ResearchGate
  • Practices to adopt and avoid

Optimizing LinkedIn profile for improving online image

  • Work on LinkedIn page content (in groups of 2, individual feedback by trainers, then feedback in plenum)
Informations pratiques détaillées

Salle Chez Marie, 14:00 - 17:00

Selection result
There is no registration fee for this course
Salle Chez Marie
Salle Chez Marie, 12 Rue Lhomond

Max. number of

15 people


15 participants

Selection criteria

First come, first served



ABG, Association Bernard Gregory

Keynote speakers

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