Published October 1, 2018 | Version v1
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Identifying and Documenting Transferable Skills and Competences to Enhance Early Career Researchers Employability and Competitiveness

  • 1. UiT - The Arctic University of Norway
  • 2. RD2 Conseil
  • 3. Leiden University


This report identifies transferable skills and competences relevant for early career researchers to gather during their doctoral training program and beyond, in order to increase their employability in multiple work sectors. A skills matrix and infographic (see Appendix) with nine different categories, containing a total of 66 transferable skills and competences, are presented. Advice on how to acquire and document these skills and competences is provided.



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SAF21 – Social Science Aspects of Fisheries for the 21st Century 642080
European Commission