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EURAXESS Smart Talks podcast


2. episode


► Why do researchers need to explore careers beyond academia? How can EURAXESS help young researchers in career development? For answers to these questions and practical tips, listen to today's EURAXESS Smart Talks and learn more from experts and two life stories of Ph.Ds. who made this transition successfully.

In part one of this episode, we will hear insights and tips learned from the successful Rebeca mentoring EURAXESS project, by Mr. Xavier Eekhout, followed by an interview with Dr. Tomas De Garay Herrera, a graduate of this program. We will also hear an in-depth explanation of how EURAXESS can help young researchers in career development by Ms. Dalila Coviello, Information Systems Coordinator for the EURAXESS EU portal.  

In part two of this episode, we will hear tips from an experienced career expert, Mr. Dean Hogan,  and then an inspiring success story about the transition from academia to a high-level position in industry from Dr. Udo Greiser, as well as more useful updated information from Mr. Slaven Misljencevic, a policy officer of Directorate-General for research and Innovation of the European Commission. These episodes cover specific obstacles researchers face in the transition from academia to industry,  as well as practical advice and important tips from experts in the field.