Training «International Sponsorship Program – Bridge from Academia to Industry»

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  • PhD students doing a thesis in Bordeaux Neurocampus laboratories
  • PhD students in the field of neurosciences.
  • PhD students enrolled the SVS doctoral school
  • Recent Bordeaux Neurocampus PhD graduates

Capacity:10 PhD students/alumni & 10 MSc Students

Eligibility requirements: Selection upon filling the application form and uploading all the required files (CV and 3 min video pitch about themselves and their motivation for this program). PhD students are also required to register on the ADUM platform


  • To develop interaction between the PhD students (mentee/protege) and experienced academic professionals (mentors/sponsors) to exchange experiences and advice to contribute to the success of a doctoral student’s project and career perspectives outside academia. This Sponsorship program enables a pair of volunteers, with no hierarchical link, to become part of a mutual enrichment process and to share their knowledge, experience, network, support, and encouragement.
  • To create a moment of exchange of ideas, information and debate around thematic like career progression, networking, communication
  • Facilitating the transition of graduate students from academia to industry
  • Guide the PhD and MSc students/graduates to better understand and value both their scientific and transversal skills while being prepared for the next level role by a senior and influential leader
  • Increase the visibility of MSc and PhD students/graduates within the corporate world
  • Combine the collaboration between academia and industry, smoothing the access to the job market and hidden positions
  • Increase network


  • Regular individual exchanges with a mentor offering listening and advice (1h/month)
  • Testimonials from scientists and professionals in private companies
  • Collective training workshops

Teaching method:

  • Student centred learning
  • Active and cooperative learning
  • On-site or remote (according to the health legislation in place).
  • Guided discussions.

Duration: 15 h

  • Students should follow a minimum of 90% of the events
  • Commitment for a period of eleven months

Deadline for registration:  11th of March 2022 , results of selection 19th  of March

Date: 06 of April to 11 of Dec 2022

Venue:  CGFB or remote

Pedagogical team :

  • Bordeaux Neurocampus Graduate Program
  • Eylem Demir Sentürk : Woman on stage
  • Guest speakers
  • Sponsors

Download the documentation and program (pdf)

Publication: 10/02/22
Mise à jour: 10/02/22