How to sell yourself

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This event finished on 18 November 2020

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The YEBN is happy to announce the launch of its new Career Development program called “How to sell yourself”.


The “How to sell yourself” program provides masterclasses about how to best sell the qualities and skills acquired throughout the educational route, in order to face the professional world. It is a pillar exclusive program for YEBN members, but we decided to open it to other non-members and collaborators too!

The aim of this program is to provide a series of three sessions where professionals are going to guide you through the art of self-promotion when looking for a job, and will teach you how to increase your visibility and create your own professional network, as well as how to best write a professional CV that is appealing to recruiters.




4th November, 6:00 pm Online. How to sell yourself: Kick-off session.

Registration for this session closes on the 4th November at 2pm!

In this kick-off session, the speaker will teach how to best deliver an excellent personal and professional impression, and will guide the audience through the art of self-promotion and talent showcasing, when looking for the job that best fits one’s own profile, skills and professional interest.

Mouna Guerfal, Coach and Scientific HR Consultant. Belgium



11th November, 6:00 pm Online. How to sell yourself online: LinkedIn.

Registration for this session closes on the 11th November at 2pm!

During this practical session, the speaker will go through the technicalities of LinkedIn and will explain how to best use this powerful online tool to increase visibility, boost the network and valorise the personal profile, as well as the educational and professional background.

Adam Selamnia, Spin-off Advisor. Luxembourg



18th November, 6:00 pm Online. How to sell yourself “on paper”: LaTeX.

Registration for this session closes on the 18th November at 2pm!

During this practical session, the speaker will teach the attendees how to use a software system, such as LaTeX, to create a professional CV, and how to best describe the background, interests and experience on paper, in order to make a CV appealing to recruiters.

Carmelo Laudanna, Bioinformatician. Spain


Session structure

6.00 pm. Welcome and presentation of the speaker

6.05 pm. Masterclass

6.50 pm. Q&A Session with attendees

7.10 pm. Closing remarks by the speaker

7.15 pm. Closing of the meeting



  • YEBN members 3 sessions: free (Want to become a member of the YEBN? -> email us to
  • General Ticket for 3 sessions: 9€
  • General Ticket for 2 sessions: 7€
  • YEBN and BIST members: 50% discount. (Want to become collaboration partner? -> email us to
  • Tickets for individual sessions: 3,50€/ticket (no discount applicable)

VAT included in all prices. No refund available after purchasing the tickets.




The Young European Biotech Network e.V. (YEBN) is a non-profit organization that promotes innovation and internationality in life sciences and biotechnology. Our goal is to connect students and young professionals through a European network that supports them along their career pathways.




Members of the BIST Community can benefit of a 50% discount. Fill the form to receive the DISCOUNT CODE in your mailbox.