Career development - events, coaching & training

Below is an overview of all activities with respect to career development, organized for junior researchers at Hasselt University. There are also additional online resources available.

You can filter the overview below on the type of activity and on the targeted doctoral school(s). In the future, you will also be able to filter on the competency cluster(s) addressed (based on the UHasselt competency overview for PhD holders).

All activities listed are open to both PhD students and postdocs. They are added to the overview as soon as a date has been set. For activities entailing multiple sessions, the date mentioned in the first column indicates the start date. The duration is mentioned between brackets. All activities are in English, except when explicitly stated otherwise.

In addition to the activities below, please also check our course offer aimed at developing generic competences and academic research competences, as well as the course offer of our partners.

Type of activity

Doctoral school

Competency cluster(s)

Overview of past activities
01 January 2023 - 31 December 2023 (continuous offer)Individual career coachingtbd More info
13 December 2023 - 14 December 2023 (2 days)KBC Winter School - Bright minds for social responsibility - 2023Brussels More info
15 December 2023 (3h)Company visit: Jagaon-site More info
19 December 2023 - 16 January 2024 (7 + 0.5h)Demonstrating your competences in your CV, LinkedIn profile and cover letter to convince your future employer (edition 2)campus Diepenbeek More info
19 December 2023 (6h)Ready for take-off: establishing a good basis for PhD supervisionCampus Hasselt More info

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Overview activities 2021