The next round of the WISO mentoring will take place from September 2019 - June 2020.
The WISO-Mentoring is a program for the promotion of early career researchers in the Faculty of Business, Economics & Social Science and has already been run successfully four times. The mentoring program is aimed at holders of qualification positions, i.e. doctoral candidates and postdocs interested in academic career opportunities or in alternative career paths and wishing to actively plan and advance their career.
WISO Mentoring offers a multifaceted program, provides individual support to participants by offering them professional guidance and highlighting the opportunities presented by a career in science.
The program elements will be held in German and/or English, according to the participants' needs.
program consisting in four half-day or daily modules. Participants contribute in
defining the thematic content of these events.
participants benefit from an individual coaching on subjects of their own
choice such as for example: research funding, career planning and reconciliation, working life as a
researcher, preparation for an appointment procedure, mobility, etc.
Peer-Mentoring stands for the networking and mutual support of junior
scientists (mentees) within or beyond the own level of formation and department.
The framework program enables the participants to
exchange among each other and to reflect upon their own career.
You are a doctoral student or a postdoc researcher at the faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences at the University of Bern, interested in academic career paths or interested in alternative career path and would like to actively plan and push forward your carreer.
You are willing to engage with the academic career, to participate in the different program items, you are interested in exchanging with other young researchers and bring an open mind for external suggestions and critics (One-to-One Mentoring, Coaching).
The program requires a minimum of 5 participants. The maximal number of participants is 15.
The selection is made by the program direction. Acceptance or refusals are communicated to the candidates by E-mail.
*Because of the low proportion of women professors at the faculty, the program direction reserves the right to limit the proporition of male participants to one third.
Please submit your application until May 15 2019 with the Online-Application form.
Your information will be treated strictly confidential and not passed on to third parties.
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.