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Career Counselling

All our members are eligible for free access to the one-on-one career counseling provided by the German Association of University Professors and Lecturers (Deutscher Hochschulverband, or DHV).

The counseling may include:

  • Status Quo Analysis
  • SWOT Analysis
  • Preperation for (Mid-Term) Evaluation
  • Improvement of Résumés, Cover Letters, and CVs
  • Application and Self-Marketing
  • Negotiation for Subsequent Positions or External Professorships
  • Identification of Convincing Unique Selling Points
  • Individual Career Management
  • Career and Life Planning

Counseling schedules are announced via our mailing list. Please register by email. Please be adviced that only a limited number of free spots is available, and there may be a waiting list.

We are pleased to bring this service to you in cooperation with the Office for Faculty and Staff Development.

 

Consultation for women (funded by the Professorinnenprogramm II)


Time Slots:
26.03.: 09:00 - 11:00 or 11:15 - 13:15 Uhr
29.03.: 09:00 - 11:00, 11:15 - 13:15, 13:30 - 15:30, 15:45 - 17:45 Uhr
30.03.: 13:30 - 15:30, 15:45 - 17:45 Uhr

The consulation can cover the following topics:
- Optimizing the application documents for a (junior) professorship
- Preparation for the interview during the application process
- Strategic approach and negotiation tactics
- Identification of convincing unique selling propositions

Please register by Feb. 22 at: jfc-contact@uni-koeln.de stating your specific consulting request and the time slots available to you.

Note: Successful registration does not yet lead to a confirmation of participation. Appointments will be assigned according to the urgency of the request.