Workshops of CARaDOC 2020

For early-stage PhD Students

Stress Management & Co-working

Entire life of Phd student is full of stress.
Waking up in the morning is stressful.
Reaching the lab by RER/metro is stressful.
Having long evenings and weekends in the lab is stressful.
Do you want to know how to deal with it? :)

We invited Juan Marcos, a Paris/Belgium based consultant and expert in Diversity Management, who will help us to understand physical and mental effects of stress, teach us what to do before, during and after stress and give us all tips on lifestyle changes to alleviate stress.

Workshop by Juan Marcos.

Public speaking

What to do if you need to speak at the upcoming conference or seminar, but feel fear and anxiety?
How to make your speech pleasant and inspiring?
How to not lose track of what you're saying and stop feeling nervous?
How to influence people and feel confident?

Our invited guest Patrick Vital ( a lecturer, a member of the AFCP; a member of Association Française des Conférenciers experts Professionnels and Global Speaker Association) will reveal the secrets public speaking, prompt working techniques and teach not to be afraid of the stage.

Workshop by Patrick Vital.

How to structure your work and ask the right questions

The introduction of your journal paper, your thesis or of your conference speech lacks some clear direction?
You have a project but you are struggling to find the most relevant approach to complete it?

Then this workshop is for you. Our guest teacher, Dr. Christophe Laux, has been studying the different aspects of this subject for more than ten years through his course at CentraleSupélec. During the workshop, you will learn about the tools that will help you with project management. You will also learn through concrete cases, re-formulating the approach to a project can make a big difference and set you on the road to success.

Workshop by Christophe Laux.

For PhD students and postdoc researchers

How to get a job in industry after your PhD

Are you considering a career outside academia and want to understand how to market your PhD to employers? However the transition to other career sectors is not an easy ride. This workshop is designed to help you to understand why and where to focus your energy in order to accomplish your transition. You will learn how to build up your own toolkit to succeed at each stage of the application and how to become and then behave as a leading candidate.

Workshop by Melissa Manelli.

The path from graduate student to professor

This workshop is designed specifically for graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, and others who are interested in pursuing academic careers.
What kind of institution is right for you? What do you need to get your first grant? How do you maintain the concentration and motivation in your lab and classes motivated so you can meet criteria for tenure? The workshop will provide a stimulating and resource-rich environment in which you can explore such topics and other important aspects of your future career.

Workshop by Jaqui Shykoff.

Experiences and advices on launching a startup

Our speakers are investors, startupers and professional coaches who will share their experiences. They will share with you all you need to know to follow your dreams of funding your own company. What are the risks, what are the benefits, who should be your partners, how to get funded.

Gender equity in the big companies and public institutions

Equity between men and women is not the most found word in both academics and the private sectors even in 2020. As this topic is indissociable of building a career anywhere and decisive for the world we are living in, we have invited the CNRS, the UNESCO - L’Oréal Foundation, and some companies to come and share their assessment of the situation.