Where PhDs and companies meet

Already registered?

New user?

Come and try an alternative recruitment method!

Bérénice Kimpe - International Cooperation

Imagine you are looking for a job and you find an ad that matches your profile. You send your résumé and you catch the attention of the recruiter. “Bingo! I’m getting a job interview!” Because for you, there is no other option than a job interview and you feel prepared for this exercise. Suddenly…
… you understand that you’re not invited for an interview but for an Assessment Center: what is it???

An Assessment Center is a recruitment method in which a group of candidates are being tested in real situations: through different kinds of activities (in plenum or in groups, individual tests), the recruiter can assess the candidates for a set of skills required for the open position. The method is used by large companies and international organisations.

Even if it is best to behave naturally, being prepared for this kind of process can help because you won’t be surprised by the intensity of the program.

The Franco-German branch ABG-FGU will organize a simulation of Assessment Center (called Development Center) on December 12 and 13 in Saarbrücken (Germany – less than 2 hours from Paris and 1,5 hours from Strasbourg by train).

Unlike an Assessment Center, Development Center doesn’t aim at fulfilling a position. For each of the five assessed skills (leadership, creativity, team spirit, assertiveness, analytical thinking), your strengths and your development potential will be pinpointed with regard to your professional goals.

This program is organized for PhD students and doctorate holders from French and German universities or research institutes, from all disciplines and all nationalities. Working language will be German.

For further information on the program and the registration:
>> call for application
>> registration form

Max. number of participants : 8
Registration deadline: November 28

Bérénice Kimpe
Tel. : (+33) (0)