Career Development

Advance along your career path 

Current topics: 
Academia & research – How to get into an academic pathway

Connect & Collaborate - How to network effectively

This activity is freely available for all myUEG Associates

What to expect?

With this activity, we help you improve your skills, broaden your professional network and get closer to your ideal job, skillset and lifestyle. 

  • Get exclusive access to useful material compiled for you on a specific topic.
  • Participate in interactive learning sessions with experts who share insightful tips and tricks based on their personal experiences. 
  • Meet up with experts and peers in small groups to explore the topic in more depth.


Target audience & participation

This activity is relevant for myUEG Associates at any career stage with an interest in the specific topic.

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Level 1
  • In the foundation level you will prepare for the programme by watching videos and reading articles that we have selected for you. 
  • You can do Level 1 in your own pace. But start in time to be ready for Level 2!
  • No prior knowledge is necessary to start Level 1. 
Level 2
  • In the consolidation level you will participate in a 1-hour online session and receive further input and tips from experts, while you can ask your questions in the Q&A chat. 
  • Make sure you have read/watched the resources presented in Level 1 before you participate in Level 2. 
Level 3
  • In the execution level you will meet the experts and your peers in a small group video call and receive individual feedback on your assignment.
  • You will have to register for the session by email and submit a small assignment.
  • More information about the assignment will be provided in Level 2. 
  • You must have finished Levels 1 and 2 to participate. 
  • Places are limited – first come, first served.
Level 4 
  • In the recognition level you have the chance to meet your group and the experts personally at UEG Week to network, ask more questions and get more tips.  
  • More information about the meeting will be provided in Level 3.
  • You must have finished Levels 1-3 to participate.  

Webinars on demand

All past UEG webinars are available in our library. Access them free of charge any time at your convenience.

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Current Topics

Academia & research – How to get into an academic pathway

Level 1: March 1 – June 5, 2023 
Level 2: June 6, 2023 | 17:30 – 18:30 CEST 
Level 3: June 27, 2023 | 17:30 – 18:30 CEST 
Level 4: During UEG Week Copenhagen 2023 

Tamara Matysiak-Budnik, France
Pilar Acedo, United Kingdom
Cindy Neuzillet, France
Pedro M. Rodrigues, Spain 
Alberto Balduzzi, Italy 
Coskun Ozer Demirtas, Turkey

Learning objectives:          

Participants get tips for  

  • starting an academic career 
  • choosing the right area of research 
  • bringing clinical and basic research together 
  • pitching and getting funded 
  • collaborating with industry 


Connect & Collaborate - How to network effectively

Level 1: May 17 – September 6, 2023  
Level 2: September 7, 2023 | 17:30 – 18:30 CEST  
Level 3: September 26, 2023 | 17:30 – 18:30 CEST  
Level 4: During UEG Week Copenhagen 2023  

Aline Charabaty Pishvaian, USA
Elliot Tapper, USA
Alexander Hann, Germany
Roos Pouw, The Netherlands
Helena Dauvarte, Estonia
Kassem Sharif, Israel

Learning objectives:          

Participants get tips on  

  • designing an effective CV and motivation letter 
  • using social media for networking and collaborating 
  • networking outside of social media 
  • presenting themselves  
  • acing an interview 
  • using My Connect for professional networking 


Past topics

Access the resources of our past topics to deepen your knowledge and acquire new competencies.

Writing & publishing – How to write a good original article 

Learning objectives:         

Participants learn 

  • to choose the right journal for their work
  • to present their research in an original format
  • to find a good title  
  • to write a good abstract 
  • to reduce their wordcount
  • to write a cover letter 
  • to handle reviewers’ comments 
  • to deal with rejection 
  • to make their article discoverable online 

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Growing to be a leader – How to empower yourself & your team

Learning objectives:          

Participants get tips for  

  • being a good trainer and teacher 
  • finding and being a good mentor
  • giving and receiving feedback
  • working and communicating in a team
  • job interviews 
  • negotiations 
  • dealing with a difficult working environment  
  • strategic thinking 
  • identifying their strengths and weaknesses 
  • effectively moving forward

Access resources

Career Development Task Force

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