Career Opportunities for PhD students and Postdocs 

(CA-OP)

The 'Ca-Op' Network is organized for postdocs and third year PhD students at BMI, DanStem, ICMM, CPR and CBMR.
The purpose is to support young researchers in their career development, give them an opportunity to network and provide them with tool that will help them in their future careers in academia or industry. 
There will be a series of meetings through the year.

Overall themes for the meetings:

  • Fundraising and applications.
  • Career planning and possibilities in academia and the industry.
  • Teaching and presentations.

All postdocs and third year PhD students are welcome to join. 

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Future meetings (2020/2021)

Lunch meeting, September 10, 2020, 12-2pm

Title: Mental robustness
Speaker: Eva Hertz, Center for Mental Robusthed

Lunch meeting, October 22, 2020, 12-2pm

Title: Graphical design and presentation skills
Speaker: TBA

Lunch meeting, January 14, 2021, 12-2pm

Title: Careers outside academia
Speaker: TBA

Past meetings 

2019

Lunch meeting, October 24, 2019, 12-2pm

Title: How to plan your career in academia
Speakers: Niels-Henrik Holstein-Rathlou, CSO, Novo Nordisk Foundation
Søren-Peter Olesen, director, Danish National Research Foundation
Nicholas Taylor, associate professor and young PI at the NNF for Protein Research

Lunch meeting, December 5, 2019, 12-2pm

Title: Twitter and LinkedIn for biomedical scientists
Speaker: Mike Young, Mike Young Academy

2018

Lunch meeting, January 18, 2018, 12-1pm

Title: How to create a good poster
Speaker: Claus Desler Madsen, ICMM

Lunch meeting, March 8, 2018, 12-1pm

Title: How to plan your career in academia?
Speakers:
 Niels-Henrik Holstein-Rathlou, Head of Research and Innovation Grants, Novo Nordisk Foundation Søren-Peter Olesen, Director, Danish National Research Foundation

Lunch meeting, April 12, 2018, 12-1pm

Title: Mobility in research / Named person at SUND
Speakers:
 Morten Bækgaard Thomsen, BMI - Nils Billestrup, BMI

Lunch meeting, May 31, 2018, 12-2pm

Title: Get ready to teach
Speaker:
 Kirstine Dahl, teaching consultant

Lunch meeting, June 21, 2018, 12-1pm

Title: How to write a CV for job applications/ The job interview
Speaker: 
Mary Kagendo Kobia, ISM

Lunch meeting, August 23, 2018, 12-1pm

Title: Scientific Writing
Speaker: Nicolai Paulsen, BMI

Lunch meeting, September 20, 2018, 12-1pm

Title: Non-Research career in the industry
Speaker: tba

Lunch meeting, October 18, 2018, 12-1pm

Title: Research career in the industry
Speaker: tba

Lunch meeting, November 15, 2018, 12-1pm

Title: Stand out and brand yourself on LinkedIn and social media
Speaker: tba

2017

Lunch meeting, September 22, 2017, 12-2pm

Title: Working as a research scientist in industry
Speakers: Mark O’Connor and Lenka Oplustilova, AstraZeneca, UK

Lunch meeting, August 24, 2017, 12-3pm

Title: Voice training for researchers
Speaker: Helga Westmark, Professional Voice trainer

Lunch meeting, June 15, 2017, 12-1pm

Title: Presentation techniques
Speaker: Claus Desler Madsen, Assistant professor, Center for Healthy Aging

Lunch meeting, June 1, 2017, 12-2pm

Title: How to write a CV for job applications in industry and academia
Speaker: Mary A. Kobia, International Staff Mobility, UCPH

Lunch meeting, April 6, 2017, 12-1pm

Title: Non-Research career in the industry
Speakers: Sine Godiksen, Chemist, Novo Nordisk, Veronica Hulstrøm, Head of Safety Surveillance, ALK

Lunch meeting, March 9, 2017, 12-1pm

Title: How to plan your career in academia?
Speakers: Niels-Henrik Holstein-Rathlou, Novo Nordisk Foundation, Søren-Peter Olesen, Danish National Research Foundation

Lunch meeting, February 23, 2017, 12-2pm

Title: Get ready to teach
Speaker: Kirstine Dahl, teaching consultant

Lunch meeting, January 26, 2017, 12-1pm

Title: Scientific Writing
Speaker: Nicolai Paulsen, BMI

The aim is to help participants write better, faster, more fluent English, and to save a lot of time!

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The event series is running since 2016