The Mentor program is an offer for PhD students enrolled at the Doctoral School. The goal of the program is to support you in your career development and ease your transition from PhD student to a career in industry or academia.
The mentor - mentee relationship is based on trust and confidentiality between you and your supervisor and can be terminated at any time if the setup is not working.
The role of the mentor is to provide you as a PhD student with the experiences he/she has gained since the completion of the PhD studies. This typically revolves around topics such as:
- Work/life balance
- Jobmarket experience
- Job seeking
and several other relevant topics.
You can at the same time use your mentor and a sounding board to thoughts and questions regarding your future career , competence developement and other topics relevant for your future career.