ZOOM@Novartis is a mentoring program of the University of Basel in cooperation with Novartis. It is aimed at highly qualified doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers at the University of Basel.
The program offers you an enriching opportunity to take an indepth look at career prospects in the world of business and science, and also to gain an insight into a global corporation. An experienced executive at Novartis will accompany you throughout the program and coach you on career questions and career development, as well as on networking and reconciling family and career. You will develop important skills and the knowledge you need for a career outside academia through exclusive workshops on understanding your strength, job application training, including simulated job interviews, and a mentee-led session. In addition, you will get an insight into innovative research activities.
You are a female doctoral student or a female postdoctoral researcher at the University of Basel and want to optimize your skills profile and actively plan your career. You are interested in career guidance and want to find out about career pathways in industry.
The program is trans-inclusive.
ZOOM@Novartis consists of the two main elements mentorship and workshops. A kick-off and a closing round off the program.
An experienced executive at Novartis will accompany you throughout the program and advise you on career questions and development, as well as on networking and reconciling family and career. As part of this process, mentors help to open doors by putting you in touch with other interesting figures both inside and outside the company.
Agenda ZOOM@Novartis 2023
Kick-off Event with Mentors & Lunch, 3h
It’s all about your Strengths, 3h
Innovative Research@Novartis, 2h
Exchange on Networking & Speed Mentoring, 2h
Mentee-led Session & Lunch, 4h
Job Interview Training, 3h ONLINE
Closing Event with Mentors & Lunch, 3h
Deputy Head of Diversity & Inclusion & Project Leader