Online-Workshop: Career navigation – What do I really want and how do get it?


  • Mental strategies: How can I learn to think big and overcome mental barriers?
  • Be clear about your vision
  • Goals and typical goal conflicts e.g. career-family-mobility-locality...), best practice solutions
  • Defining your special potential/talent and create your own dream job
  • Overview of postdoctoral career opportunities in science/business, administration and non-governmental organisations
  • Strategies (conventional and creative) to find or invent the desired job
  • Scheduling and network design to get there faster
  • Examples of successful careers according to the motto: "Relaxed and successful"


Dates and Timetable
November 28 and 29, 2022: 9 am – 1 pm



Status members
University of Potsdam
partner institutions external
PhD 40€ 240€ 290€
Postdoc 60€* 240€ 290€

*This fee also applies to postdocs from the other universities in the Postdoc Network Brandenburg (PNB)BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Film University Babelsberg KONRAD WOLF, European University Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder).

Further information on the workshop program and our partner institutions

The calculation of the workshop fees for this workshop is analogous to that for a 2-day in-person workshop.



  • Englisch


  • PhD candidates in the final phase, Postdocs


  • Svenja Neupert

    Foto Svenja Neupert

    Svenja Neupert holds a degree in education and has been working as a coach, soft skills trainer and organizational consultant for universities, research institutions, companies and political organizations for more than 30 years. Her topics are agile project management, digital leadership, future-oriented co-creative collaboration holistic career development and financial self-determination and security as a scientist.

    In her lectures, seminars and coaching sessions, Svenja Neupert sensitizes participants to their own "inner compass" and thus has a supportive effect on individual career development.

    More about Svenja Neupert:



Mo., 28.11.22, 09:00-
Di., 29.11.22, 13:00




Dr. Maja Starke-Liebe
Telefon +49 331 977-4569