Coaching groups 2018

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

Sessions will be held
from 13h00-17h00 on: May 31, July 11, August 21, September 13 and
from 9h00-13h00 on October 4

Registrations are closed for this coaching group.

Verity Elston

2. Coaching group for Doctoral Students & Postdocs, by Dr. Lille Springall, ETHZ
1st session: Monday, June 18, 2018, 9h45-13h45
The other dates will be defined with the participants
Registrations are closed for this coaching group.
Lille Springall

3. Coaching group for Doctoral Students & Postdocs, by Dr. Sarah Shephard, ETHZ
1st round
Sessions will be held from 9h00-13h00 on: May 15, June 21, August 20, October 2 and November 27
Registrations are closed for this coaching group.2nd round
1st session: Friday, October 5, 2018, 9h00-13h00
The other dates will be defined with the participants
Registrations are closed for this coaching group.
Sarah Shephard

4. Coaching group for Advanced Postdocs, by Dr. Monika Clausen, ETHZ
Sessions will be held on Mondays at the following dates: June 4, July 2, & 23, September 3, October 1, 2018
13h00-17h00
Registrations are closed for this coaching group.
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 2018 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. Registration opens in April 2018.
Registration is done online only on the links next to each coaching group.

Cancellation policy

Full refunds will be made before the registration deadline. 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.