Research Skills and Career Perspectives

2018-2019
Dit vak wordt in het Engels aangeboden. Omschrijvingen kunnen daardoor mogelijk alleen in het Engels worden weergegeven.

Doel vak

The goal of this course is to provide information on various topics
related to research skills and career perspectives.

By finishing the course, the student:
- knows what aspects are important when looking for an internship and
what can be done to maximize the chance of finding an internship
position
- is able to write a clearly structured application letter with a clear
goal and reasons as to why a particular (internship) position is a good
fit
- knows why scientific integrity is important, which pitfalls exist for
researchers and what may happen as a consequence of breaches in
scientific integrity (fraud, questionable research practices, etc)
- is aware of the different career options when obtaining a master's
diploma and knows about the different aspects of pursuing a PhD position

Inhoud vak

Within this course various topics will be covered, including:
- How to arrange an internship and write a good motivation letter
- Scientific integrity
- Career opportunities (alumnisymposium)
- It is possible that extra topics are added in due time.

See canvas for the most up-to-date overview of the course

Onderwijsvorm

Lectures and assignment(s)

Toetsvorm

Students will only pass for the course when all the different parts are
successfully completed

Doelgroep

First year students Drug Discovery & Safety (mDDS)

Overige informatie

Contact the course coordinator if you have any questions regarding this
course via: d.j.scholten@vu.nl

Algemene informatie

Vakcode XM_0002
Studiepunten 0 EC
Periode Ac. Jaar (sept)
Vakniveau 0
Onderwijstaal Engels
Faculteit Faculteit der Bètawetenschappen
Vakcoördinator dr. D.J. Scholten
Examinator dr. S.J. Dekker
Docenten dr. D.J. Scholten
dr. S.J. Dekker

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