Networking Skills

Two-day: 9:30 – 16:30

Target Audience: Master, PhD, Post-Doc

Summary: I’m sure you’ve heard the saying “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know”. This holds true to this day and illustrates the importance of being an effective networker. Whether you consider yourself an introvert or an extrovert, knowing networking skills will increase the efficiency and ease of building a professional network that will support your future careers. This workshop will help you engage in the real world and the digital world. Beyond boosting your networking capabilities, we will optimize our abilities to present ourselves to future employers or future collaborators. This workshop will rely on group exercises, personal feedback, and social media usage to ensure a more effective and useful network to carry you to the next level.

Methods: group and individual exercises in networking. Ice-breaking and efficient information delivery. Social media tutorials and collective social media boosts. Presenting and improving your CV. How to use a network for personal gain.