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Useful links for early career researchers

This overview makes no claim to completeness.

Early Career Researcher Toolbox: Free Tools for Science Writing
Please find below a nice article with some tips and tools for scientific writing (click on the picture to visit the link). In addition, check out our Library’s website for more information on how to prevent plagiarism and other resources. more
Young Scientist Survival Kit
Check out a series of talks by successful biologists offering you invaluable advice on your career and professional development. more
  • Exercises to help you examine your skills, interests, and values
  • A list of 20 scientific career paths with a prediction of which ones best fit your skills and interests
  • A tool for setting strategic goals for the coming year, with optional reminders to keep you on track
  • Articles and resources to guide you through the process

Other networks and associations

PostdocNet Max Planck
The Max Planck PostdocNet brings together postdoctoral researchers of the Max Planck Gesellschaft (MPG) and represents the interests of the postdoctoral community across all Max Planck Institutes (MPIs). Our goal is to improve their working conditions, scientific development and enhance the career perspectives of postdoctoral researchers. We believe that in doing so we contribute to improving the MPG as a place that fosters excellence and help maintain its position as an international hub for ground-breaking research. more
PostdoCaRe Europe
PostdoCaRe Europe was founded by Postdocs for Postdocs to provide a platform for both scientific and personal exchange for those of us working in Cancer Research across Europe. In addition to organizing our own seminar, workshop and networking event series, we also like to informally share general advice and experience, job offers, and invitations to events organized by our respective institutes.  We are "self-governed", and everyone is welcome to join!  more
Max Planck Society Alumni
"Max Planck is everywhere!" We want to make use of this fact to connect alumni all over the world - regardless of where they are - by setting up a global network of former employees across the scientific disciplines, a platform for sharing both professional and personal experiences. more
The Society of Spanish Scientists of the Federal Republic of Germany (CERFA)
One of our goals is to  serve as a networking platform for researchers, facilitate collaborations, disseminate science  or  suggest improvements to the Spanish R & D & I system. more
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