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Networking or Not Working, it's up to you!

Hervé Bommelaer is an outplacement consultant at Enjeux Dirigeants. For many years, he has been assisting senior executives in their professional repositioning.


He is the author of seven books on networking, including “Trouver le bon job grâce au Réseau (Finding the right job through networking)” and “Recherche d’emploi - conseils des pros (Job Search – Advice from Professionals)” (Eyrolles).


Call for projects by FRM - 2019

Within the framework of the "Espoirs de la recherche" programme, the Foundation for Medical Research FRM supports the best projects likely to generate significant impact in the health sector. A variety of funding schemes is available to teams, regardless of the theme and nature of their research work.

Read the details of the calls for projects in this article (specific application deadline for each call).


Apply to the InnoEnergy PhD School programme !

Your PhD project  is related to the field of Energy? Or connected with an industrial issue or company? You are interested in developing a product or service related to your research? Or interested in creating your own business?

If so, you need to apply to the 2019 InnoEnergy PhD School programme. Deadline May, 12th. 


ABG needs you!

ABG is still growing on the European scene and participates in a trinational contest organised by the Bosch Foundation. ABG, together with FGU and UIF, has submitted a project dedicated to the career development of doctorate holders. Support our project by voting for it before April 15!


Appel à projets "TILT" 2019 par le CETIM et le Réseau des SATT

Le Cetim et le Réseau SATT initient la 2ème édition de l’appel à projets TILT qui a pour but de transférer des résultats de recherche vers des entreprises dans l’optique de développer de nouveaux produits ou procédés utiles pour améliorer leur compétitivité et pérenniser leur activité sur le territoire.

Candidatez avant le 17 mai 2019 !


Le réseau des écoles françaises à l'étranger lance un appel à candidatures pour 5 contrats doctoraux 2019-2022

Le ministère de l'enseignement supérieur, de la recherche et de l’innovation (MESRI) flèche chaque année cinq contrats doctoraux en partenariat entre une École Doctorale et l’une des cinq Écoles françaises à l’étranger (EFE).

Candidatez jusqu'au 30 avril 2019 !


Jean-Luc Beylat elected President of Association Bernard Gregory (ABG)

The Ordinary and Extraordinary General Assembly of the Bernard Gregory Association, meeting on Thursday 4 April 2019, validated the appointment of Jean-Luc Beylat as President of the Association. This appointment follows the unanimous vote of the Board on March 14, 2019.

He succeeds Pierre BEUZIT, President of ABG since May 2011.


Challenge Out Of Labs 2019 : chercheurs, créateurs de startups, à vous de jouer !

La SATT Linksium lance le 7e Challenge Out of Labs. Il permet aux candidats de booster leurs chances de transformer une innovation en un projet viable.

Candidatez jusqu'au 6 mai 2019 !


Institut Servier mobility grants : call for applications 2019

The Institut Servier mobility grant campaign for 2019 is open. They target French and foreign doctoral and post-doctoral students and constitute an aid to incoming and outgoing mobility for one year of research.

Applications are open until May 31, 2019 for the 1st session, and October 31, 2019 for the second. 


The InnovDoc initiative by the University of Grenoble Alpes: from a PhD to working for a company

InnovDoc is a company made up of a team of doctoral students from the Grenoble Alpes University Community willing to have a corporate experience near the end of their doctorate. The long term gaol : bringing companies and research closer together by missionning doctoral candidates as experts in companies.

Read more on this initiative, as well as of the InnovDoctors, who benefited from the iniitiative...


Call for projects between France and Senegal

The French Embassy in Senegal and the Ministry for Higher Education, Research and Innovation in Senegal are launching a call for projects to seed or develop scientific cooperation between the two countries. It aims at fostering the mobility of researchers. Application deadline: 15 April 2019.


Candidatez à "Paris Région PhD2" le programme doctoral pour la digitalisation des compétences de la Région Île-de-France

La Région Ile-de-France s’engage pour le développement du doctorat et de la formation par la recherche en cofinançant 100 contrats doctoraux d’ici 2022 en faveur de la digitalisation des compétences et de l’introduction des nouvelles technologies numériques dans les entreprises et les organisations publiques.

Découvrez l'appel à candidatures 2019, et candidatez jusqu'au 15 mai 2019.


PhD Program "NUMERICS" by CEA : 2019 call for application open

3 CEA laboratories located in France are seeking bright, highly motivated PhD candidates willing to contribute to the progress of these research with an important contribution of numerical simulation, scientific computing and artificial intelligence.

Deadline for applications: 30 April 2019


Retour sur le Forum CIFRE 2019

Le Forum CIFRE 2019 s'est tenu le 18 mars 2019 à la Cité Internationale Universitaire de Paris. L'ABG y était et vous propose un retour en images sur ce rendez-vous entre entreprises, étudiants et professionnels, réunis par le doctorat.


Find (almost) all the answers to your questions about Brexit

The French government has launched a specific platform to answer the questions French and British citizens, researchers and companies may have on the challenges addressed by Brexit and its impact.


Inscrivez-vous aux Rendez-vous de l'emploi 2019

L'édition 2019 des Rendez-vous de l’emploi organisée par le ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche et de l'Innovation et avec la participation de l'ABG, aura lieu le 18 avril 2019, à Paris.


Recruteurs et candidats (de Bac + 3 à Bac + 5), inscrivez-vous gratuitement dès à présent !


Panel d'offres d'emploi : spéciale SHS

En ce moment sur notre job board, de nombreuses offres d'emploi dédiées au public des docteurs en sciences humaines et sociales (SHS).

Découvrez-les toutes dans cet article... mais surtout si l'une (ou plusieurs) d'entre elles vous conviennent, candidatez !


Candidatez aux programmes de financement doctoraux "Thématique" et "Innovation" édition 2019

La Direction générale des relations internationales et de la stratégie (DGRIS), lance les éditions 2019 des programmes de financement doctoraux : "Thématique" et "Innovation". Candidatez jusqu'au 6 mai 2019.


Launch of the "1000 doctorants pour les territoires" platform, a tool for the development of doctoral projects in the territories

On 14 February 2019, the "1000 doctorants pour les territoires" programme has officially launched its web platform. The objective? To facilitate the networking of public and associative actors and future doctoral students Cifre....


Les Bourses PALLADIO 2019

la Fondation Palladio accompagne et encourage les jeunes talents qui feront l'immobilier et la Ville de demain, et lance sa campagne de bourses 2019. Vous pouvez candidater jusqu'au 15 mars 2019.


Bpifrance creation: the new Bpifrance entity to facilitate entrepreneurship for all!

Since january the 1st 2019, Bpifrance has taken over all the missions of Agence France Entrepreneur (AFE), and those of Caisse des Dépôts (CDC) in support of business creation.

The entity resulting from this combination: Bpifrance Création, aims to facilitate entrepreneurship for all by removing barriers to information, financing and growth.


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.


PRIDE Annual Conference in Brussels on 28 and 29 March 2019

ABG will be speaking on March the 29th at the 2nd annual conference of the PRIDE network (Association for Professionals in Doctoral Education) entitled "From PhD to Postdoc - the Role of Professionals in Doctoral Education". At the upcoming conference, we will share our nearly 40-year experience in the field of training, career development and recruitment of PhD candidates and PhDs in France and Europe.

Check the program and register now!


How I defined my career plan step by step

Defining your career plan is never easy. It takes time, requires a lot of introspection and network. Here is the testimonial of a doctorate holder who went through different steps and many questions before finding her way.



The IESF 2019 survey open to doctoral students and doctors

IESF conducts annually a national survey that provides a comprehensive overview of the professional and socio-economic situation of engineers and scientists who have graduated in France. For the first time, with the support of ABG, this survey is open to doctors (PhDs) and doctoral students.

Answer it until March 31, 2019!


Les Infolettres


CNRS News: A plan for doctoral students

Following the announcement of its President and CEO Antoine PETIT, the CNRS plans to recruit 200 doctoral candidates this year, and at least a hundred in 2020.

Discover the objectives and modalities of this strong measure.


Women in Data Science Paris 2019

Total, in partnership with Stanford University is supporting and organizing the 2019 edition of the 2019 Women In Data Science Conference 2019, on Monday, March 4, 2019, at the Coupole Tower (La Défense, Paris).

Register now!


Save the date February 28th 2019: PhD Job Day in Mons

PhD Job Day 2019, organized by six partner universities (UNamur, UGent, KUL, UClouvain, UMons, ComUE Lille Nord-France) from the French-Walloon-Flanders transboundary region, will take place on February 28th in Mons. ABG will be happy to meet you there !


UpToParis, the international PhD programme by ESPCI: 3rd call is now open!

The ESPCI proposes a brand new international doctoral programme, UPtoPARIS, cofunded by the European Union and offering an interdisciplinary doctoral training between physics, chemistry and biology. The third call is now open: apply before March 31.


Call for projects on medical research by Fondation de France

The calls for projects 2019 by Fondation de France dedicated to medical research are available. Browse the database. 



Rendez-vour pour la 7e édition du salon emploi/formation "Paris pour l'emploi des jeunes", le 21 février 10/18h,  à Paris Villette Event Center (19e)


Prochain atelier AvanThèse® le 1er mars 2019

Vous êtes étudiant de master ou élève-ingénieur et vous vous interrogez sur la pertinence de poursuivre en doctorat ? Participez à la prochaine session de l’atelier AvanThèse® proposée par l'Association Bernard Gregory en partenariat avec l’ANRT, l’association qui gère et anime le dispositif Cifre du MESRI.

Elle se tiendra le 1er mars 2019, de 13h30 à 17h30 à l’ANRT (33 Rue Rennequin, 75017 Paris)


Le Forum CIFRE 2019

Rendez-vous lundi 18 mars 2019 à la Cité internationale universitaire de Paris pour le 15ème Forum Cifre.


Prix 2018 des jeunes chercheurs de la SFP

La Société Française de Physique a le plaisir d'annoncer l'ouverture de ses candidatures pour ses prix Jeunes Chercheurs/euses 2018 ! Deux prix de thèse généralistes (prix Saint-Gobain et Daniel Guinier) et un spécialisé en physique des Plasmas (prix René Pellat).

Date limite de candidature : 15 février 2019


Les bourses françaises L’Oréal-UNESCO Pour les Femmes et la Science 2019

Candidatez aux bourses françaises L’Oréal-UNESCO pour les Femmes et la Science 2019. Vous avez jusqu'à dimanche 14 avril 2019.


Bourse doctorale de l'Observatoire B2V des Mémoires - édition 2019

L’Observatoire B2V des Mémoires relance sa bourse doctorale à destination des jeunes chercheurs/ses en sciences humaines et sociales, et neurosciences. D'un montant de 35 000 € par an, sur une durée de 3 ans [soit une dotation globale de 105 000€ par lauréat].

Candidatez jusqu'au 13 mai 2019 à minuit.


Recruitment of international talents: register for the Euraxess information Day on 25 March 2019

You are a company and you are considering recruiting an international doctoral candidateor doctorate holder, already living in France. If you are not yet familiar with the mechanisms that exist to facilitate your steps and those of the candidate, or if you are facing some obstacles at this level, participate in the next information day organised by the Euraxess network on this topic.


Retour sur les Postdoctoriales ABG-CNRS Langedoc-Roussillon

Du 14 au 16 novembre 2018, s'est tenue à Montpellier, une session des Postdoctoriales®. Ce séminaire, conçu et mis en oeuvre par l'ABG, à la demande de la délégation régionale CNRS Occitanie Est et de l'Université de Montpellier, est dédié aux chercheurs en CDD du secteur publique ou en recherche d’emploi de toutes disciplines.
Retour sur ces 3 journées riches et intenses !



PhD: choosing France for your research

You have decided to go abroad for your research project but you don’t know yet which country will host you. Why not France? Rank 4 in hosting international PhD candidates before the USA and Germany, France offers many opportunities for international PhDs in academia and in industry. Watch the full session of the webinar organised together by ABG and jobs.ac.uk and get an access to additional information to make your stay in France easier!


Le Forum Horizon Chimie 2019

The Horizon Chimie Forum will take place on 31 January 2019 at Maison de la Chimie, Paris. ABG will be happy to meet you there !


Landing in Germany for my post-doc

Isabelle Arnoux is a neuroscientist. She left France for Germany to do her postdoc. She tells us about this experience and gives practical advice to prepare a mobility as a postdoc.



The ABG team wishes you all the best for 2019!

A few words from Vincent MIGNOTTE, ABG's Executive Director, to express our best wishes for 2019.



A new Training and International Project Manager at Association Bernard Gregory

As of December 3rd 2018, Melike Riollet joined the ABG team to work with the divisions of International Partnership Development and Innovative Training & Support.


Newsletters ABG : the 10 most clicked articles

Here we are: 2019! Before starting this new dynamic year, let's have a look at the most clicked articles published in our newsletters of 2018.


Le Forum des Télécommunications 2019

Ce forum de recrutement réunit chaque année plus de 4 000 diplômés et étudiants de Master, ingénieurs, doctorants et docteurs, ainsi que des entreprises de nombreux domaines.
Il a lieu cette année le 10 janvier 2019 à Paris Expo - Porte de Versailles [HALL 2.2] . L'entrée y sera libre, de 9h à 19h.


AfterDoc for Humanities: registration is now open!

After its first success, AfterDoc for PhD in Humanities is back! Together with the associations les Cartésiens and Humanitudes , ABG is organising a second edition of this networking event! Registration is now open. Let's meet on the 12th of February at 6 pm in Paris.

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