Career Development Initiative

The Career Development Initiative (CDI) is an organization run by life science master's students, doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows who envision a change in the culture of career development in the Berlin academic community. Defining one’s career is a major challenge, with many unforeseen obstacles. The CDI’s goal is to create a culture that empowers students and postdocs to explore their career options. We work closely with various Berlin-based partners to provide students and academics with resources for individual, scientific, and career advancement. Through setting up programs for mentoring, education, and networking, we hope to provide the stepping stone for our peers to define and take control of their futures.