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Itane Lacrampe Camus, PhD in Social Geography, and entrepreneur

During the finale of the professional pitch contest 2020 we met Itane Lacrampe Camus and discoverded her background. She is a fresh PhD graduate in social geography, and also half of the entrepreneurial tandem at the helm of the NARRAU project. Read her testimony and check out her advice...

Laure ROUPIOZ: International mobility, a scientific and human adventure

Before her position at ONERA, Laure Roupioz has come a long way…

Solène Baffi and her experience of international mobility

Solène Baffi is a PhD in geography, specializing in transportation and mobility issues. She talks about her experience in South Africa and the impact international mobility has had on her career.

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Solène Baffi, from a PhD in geography to the NGO Codatu

Passionate about mobility and international development, Solène Baffi, holder of a PhD in Geography, is currently working for the NGO Codatu. She shares her experience and advice.

Audrey Dominguez : Cifre PhD & Communication Officer

Audrey Dominguez holds a Cifre PhD in French literature and French language, specializing in the sciences of imaginaire. Thanks to a Cifre agreement (Industrial Agreement for Training through Research), she had the opportunity to work on her thesis and aquire her PhD while working in the company « Au temps des Fées », in Grenoble. Read more about her career path, her views on the dctorate and the assets it comes with, as well as some advice...

Alejandra MEDINA: from a PhD in Finance to the OECD

During the last Post-Doctoriales seminar organized by ABG and the City of Paris, Alejandra MEDINA told us about her experience. From her PhD in Finance to the OECD (Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development), she looks back at her career and gives some advice for those interested in working for intergovernmental and international organizations.

PhDs, what do you get out of lockdown?

That's it, we're starting to see the end of the tunnel of this strange period. Many people think that it will have a profound impact on the way we work and consume, but also on our social and family relationships... And probably much more!

The videoconference job interview: the Devil is in the details!

 

The Covid-19 pandemic will not necessarily create a new world. However, it will most certainly provoke systemic changes in work organisation and managerial practices. One immediately thinks of the attitude of managers towards the telework of their employees, or the relevance of the open space, but recruitment practices will also change.

Funding excellent researchers for companies thanks to MSCA-IF European projects: feedback from Elvesys

Guilhem Velvé Casquillas holds a PhD in physics and is the founder (among others) of Elvesys Microfluidics Innovation Center, a company specialized in microfluidics. He agreed to answer our questions to share his experience of European projects, in particular the individual grants of the Marie Sklodowska Curie Actions (MSCA-IF).

Rituals, how the Little Prince helps us to live well in confinement

For doctoral candidates, researchers, supervisors, team leaders and managers: the value of rituals to unite teams.

Over the last few days, our organization and our pace of life have been disrupted, we have lost some of our points of reference. Having quickly adapted to the new requirements, the challenge is to hold out over the long term.

After Doc' Social Sciences & Humanities #2

After the success of its 1st edition, a new After Doc' was organized in Paris on February 12, 2019.

It allowed almost 50 participants, PhD candidates and holders, to discover the careers of four speakers - who hold a PhD in social sciences and humanities  or hire and work with them in the private sector - and to exchange with them during an informal networking session.

Here are some highlights from this event.

After Doc Management Sciences 21/11/19

After the After Doc' Social Sciences & Humanities series, ABG and its partners FNEGE and CGE, organized the first After Doc' in Management Sciences, in Paris on 21 November 2019.

It enabled participants, doctoral students and professionals to discover the career paths of 4 PhDs in Management Sciences, working in the private sector, but also to exchange with them during the network evening.

A successful networking event that we summarize below in tweets, pictures and interviews...

[Video] The skills needed in a professional environment

On the occasion of the 2019 Professional Pitch Contest #CPP19, members of the jury constituted of executives and business leaders share their experience on the question of skills. You will find in this video their views on recruitment, professional development or doctoral training.

Recruiter's interview : Jean-Paul KOVALESKY, CEO of Vibratec

Vibratec carries out diagnoses, or provides conception services for manufacturers. This SME, which specialises in the dynamics of structures and acoustic and vibration phenomena, also has the particularity of employing doctors (PhDs). ABG had a discussion with its CEO, Jean-paul Kovalesky, and is now pleased to share it with you.

Recruiter's interview : ABG meets Joël Richard [Head of pharmaceutical operations at Medincell

ABG met Joel RICHARD, head of technical and pharmaceutical operations at Medincell, and had a conversation about the relationship between PhDs and companies. They brushed up on several topics : their place in a company, their skills, companies expectations, collaboration with academic labs, and of course... advice !

PhD story: Marjorie Meunier, from anthropologist to entrepreneur

As a daughter of fairground workers, amongst whom higher education graduates are not that common, Marjorie Meunier has led a very unusual career path. She evolved from a PhD in anthropology to business consulting. In this article, she shares with us her journey that led her to create her own company.

Your professional background: the story of which you are the hero

Author: Bérénice Kimpe (Head of International Department)

You may be familiar with these particular books in which the writer allows you to choose how the journey continues for the main character. Professional life is also a book full of adventures in which you are the hero.

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