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Workshop: A Practical Guide to Networking and Visibility for Researchers

Dear Research Alumni,

we cordially invite you to our exclusive Research Alumni Workshop “A Practical Guide to Networking and Visibility for Researchers” on October 24, 2023:

Topic: A Practical Guide to Networking and Visibility for Researchers

When: October 24, 2023, 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. (MEZ)

Speaker: Birte Seffert from „German Scholars Organization e.V.“

Duration: 120 minutes

Location: Zoom

Language: English

Who can participate: All alumni of the University of Potsdam who are now doing scientific research outside of Germany (max. 20 people)

Participation fee: at no charge

What to expect?

Building a strong network and becoming visible is essential for your career in or outside of academia. And it can be learned! In this practice-oriented workshop, you will reflect on your networking personality and career goals; learn tools to map, build and maintain networks, and develop strategies for visibility and self-representation. And there is time for exchange and questions.

Dr. Birte Seffert is heading the career advisory and coaching services at GSO, a Berlin-based Non-Profit empowering researchers to build careers in Germany in and outside of academia. For many years, she worked with international PhD students and Postdocs at universities in Aachen and Cottbus.

How to register?

Register here for the workshop by October 20: After registration you will receive the workshop's zoom link.

We would be happy to welcome you at our workshop!

If you would like to engage in personal dialogue with other alumni beyond our offerings, you can join our LinkedIn group "Alumni Universität Potsdam":

With best regards

Your Research Alumni Team

Juliane Seip and Sabeth Offergeld


Birte Seffert from „German Scholars Organization e.V.“

Registration and Costs


Event Type


Subject Field

Digital Engineering Fakultät
Fakultät für Gesundheitswissenschaften
Juristische Fakultät
Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultät
Philosophische Fakultät
Wirtschafts- und Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät


Weitere Einrichtungen


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Juliane Seip
Am Neuen Palais 10
14469 Potsdam

Phone: 0331 977-1431