As the 2018 Eugene Dubois rotating Chair holder at Maastricht University, Prof. Katerina Harvati gave an insightful lecture on career planning for PhD fellows, postdoc and junior researchers on Wednesday 12 September 2018.
She addressed questions such as:
– Should I get a PhD?
– What skills should I acquire during my PhD?
– How to be successful in a PhD?
– What if it doesn’t work out?
– Challenges predominantly faced by women
– The two body problem
– Work life balance
and illustrated her own career on the basis of practical examples dealing with options, choices, changes, applications procedures and more.