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Hi, I'm Pauline, on this blog I share information and tips for early career researchers :) I completed my PhD in Switzerland 🇨🇭, to know more about me, have a look at the About page.

I am writing about #soft skills (transferable skills), #career and #mental health. More about that in my first blog post: How a doctoral program saved my PhD.

I like summarizing and organizing information, so make sure to have a look at my resources. Especially if you're in Switzerland, check out all my articles about #career in particular this resource: Career Services for PhDs in Swiss Universities and HE 🇨🇭

I've also been writing about project management applied to academia, here my resource providing an overview of different tools available.

You might also be interested in my Highlights of a review about the PhD experience (Sverdlik et al., 2018). This is my most successful blog post with over 6.000 views within 24 hours!! đź‘€

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PhD Life Bingo!

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Checklist to clarify expectations