Karriärplaneringskurs för doktorander och juniorforskare

Publicerad: 6 juni 2018

Career Center anordnar tillsammans med Grants Office en exklusiv föreläsningsserie i karriärplanering för doktorander och juniorforskare. Detta är ett led i att förbereda doktorander inför övergången från student till arbetsmarknad. Föreläsningsserien ges på engelska, anmälan sker på nedan länk och det är begränsat antal platser. Varmt välkomna!

All lectures will be given in English. This course will be offered again in the Fall of 2019.  The course consists of 7 classes and a final exam.

Career Planning
Introduction to the course
Career styles, Labour market, Employability, Transferable skills, Personal branding, and Employer expectations.

Setting professional objectives for your brand and your career, examining both short and long-term goals, SMART goals.

CVs and Résumés
What to include and not include in your CV and your résumé and how to get noticed by recruiters.

Cover Letter
What to include in a cover letter to market yourself for a particular job.

Social Media
Managing your digital presence depending on where you want to work and in relation to others in your field.

Elevator Pitch
How to pitch yourself and your research. The class will also touch on presentation skills​.

Job Interview and Salary Negotiation
What to prepare and how to handle various interview questions as well as what questions to ask the recruiter.

Final Exam
In the form of a job interview. Individual feedback will be given.


This course is offered free of charge and awards 3 points (after authorization from the supervisor). A certificate of course completion will be given to all who complete the course and homework assignments.

Requirements for course completion:

  • Attendance at lectures (1p)
  • Completion of homework assignments (1p)
  • Final exam (1p)

Please note!  If your office is located at a campus other than Luleå, there are a few requirements necessary in order for you to take part in this course. Please contact Heather well in advance of the course's start date in order to make arrangements.


Heather Jacksic

Jacksic, Heather - Projektledare

Organisation: Studentservice, VSS Studentservice, Verksamhetsstöd
Telefon: 0920-491762
Rum: B307 - Luleå»