Being a scientist is not a job. It’s a mission. You accept low payment for a lot of work in order to pursue your own ideas and combine your passion for science with a job that you like. There are many possibilities for doing what you want to, especially after your PhD. And there are many alternatives to a scientific career, each with it’s own advantages and disadvantages, compared to working as a scientist.
This course should be a guide for you, bringing you accurate facts about the status quo of working as a scientist in Germany and abroad, as well as providing you insider about career alternatives.