FAQ

zur Nutzung der Angebote

  • Which services can I use as a pre- or post-doc of the LBG?

    As an LBG Pre- or Post-Doc, all our services are open to you.

  • Which services can I use as a pre- or post-doc if I don’t work at the LBG?

    As an external pre- or post-doc or employee of a partner organisation, you can choose from selected individual and institutional services as part of our Career Cake.

  • How much do the Career Center services cost me?

    As a pre- or post-doc of the LBG, all services are free of charge for you. As an external pre- or post-doc, you can use a selection of our Career Cake services at a pioneer price of €250

  • Do I have to use the services in a certain order?

    No, there is no predefined order and you can use as many or as few of our services as you’d like.

  • What is the Career Budget?

    As a pre- or post-doc on the payroll of the LBG, you have an individual Career Budget of €2,000 at your disposal for individual training and further education outside of your current scientific discipline. This budget can be used according to your individual career goals – in agreement with the LBG Career Center (for several smaller trainings, as a lump sum for a single training, or to offset a more expensive training/further education).

  • What can I use my Career Budget for?

    You can use your Career Budget as a pre- or post-doc on the payroll of the LBG for one or more trainings/courses that 1) fit your individual career goals 2) expand your competences to broaden your career options and 3) are not in your current scientific discipline.

  • What is the concrete procedure if I want to use my Career Budget?

    To use your Career Budget, we ask that you:
    1. You are welcome to contact all staff members of the LBG Career Center who are responsible for the target group pre- and post-docs, specifically Simone Fürst (English & German) and Mareike Kerschbaum (German), who are doing our Career Chats
    2. After we confirmed your request, we will inform you so you can book and pay for it yourself
    3. Then send us the invoice and payment confirmation (as 1 PDF file) as well as the completed cost reimbursement form. The costs will then be reimbursed to your account immediately.

  • Who do I contact if I would like to make use of an individual or institutional service, have questions or would like to register?

    You are welcome to contact all staff members of the LBG Career Center who are responsible for the target group pre- and post-docs, specifically Simone Fürst (English & German) and Mareike Kerschbaum (German). If necessary, we will forward your request to the respective expert in the team.

  • Does my manager have to agree if I want to use a service?

    Your manager only has to agree if you are absent for a longer period during your regular working hours. This especially applies if you participate in our programs lasting longer than one day. We treat all services that you make use of with us as strictly confidential and will not inform your manager of your participating in our services.

  • Does the Career Center disclose any information that I discuss or share in the services to anyone?

    No, all information and content shared and discussed will remain strictly confidential.