Coaching Groups 2019

Coaching sessions are a platform for participants to reflect their plans and visions, to look for alternatives and to get help in decision strategies.

1. Coaching group for doctoral students & postdocs, by Dr. Verity Elston, EPFL
1st session: Tuesday, May 7, 2019, 13h00-17h00
The other dates will be defined with the participants

Verity Elston

2. Coaching group for doctoral students & postdocs, by Dr. Sarah Shephard, ETHZ
1st session: Wednesday, May 8, 2019, 9h00-13h00
The other dates will be defined with the participants
Sarah Shephard

3. Coaching group for doctoral students & postdocs, by Dr. Lille Springall, ETHZ
1st session: Monday, June 17, 2019, 9h30-13h30
The other dates will be defined with the participants
Lille Springall

4. Coaching group for advanced postdocs, by Dr. Monika Clausen, ETHZ
Mondays, May 20; June 17; July 8, August 19 & September 16, 2019, 13h00-17h00
Monika Clausen

Aims of coaching groups:

  • To support scientists in their career planning process and to allow participants interchanging and improving personal networking
  • To make participants aware of possible alternatives to academic careers
  • To support them in decision reframing, in creativity processes, in getting over past conflicts, help them reflecting their own situation
  • To support them in applying for new jobs (how to improve application documents, preparation for interviews)

Methods
Workshops, working groups, individual works, presentations, talks, role play exercises, coaching tools

Organization

  • Sessions begin in Spring 2019 and last for up to 6 months (5 half-days). If needed, an additional individual coaching session can be organized for an extra 50 CHF
  • Group size: 6-8 scientists accompanied by 1 coach
  • Depending on the group, the “academic age” of participants is taken in account (Doctoral Students / Postdocs).

Costs
Fee for 5 coaching sessions for participants from the ETH-Domain: CHF 250.
The price is doubled for participants coming from other institutions.

Registration
The number of participants is limited to 8 participants/group. Please use the online registration form on the top of this page.

Cancellation policy
Full refunds will be made before the registration deadline (4 weeks before the start of the coaching group). After this date no reimbursement will be done, unless you provide a substitute.

Fees can apply for last minute cancellations, which can be invoiced to the participant.

Commitments and duties
Participants are expected to attend all meetings with the coach.
* Depending on the group, the dates of all the sessions are already set or will be organized within each group.