(Mood: Curious) It’s the 9th of December, and two days ago, I typed ”all I want for Christmas is you” into Google for the first time this year. It seems reasonable, given that the star is up, the Christmas tree is up, and I had my first Glögg of the year about a week ago.… Read More Mariah Carey exposes Sweden’s creepy Christmas secret
(Mood: Innovative) We at KI Innovations want to inspire and support you about opportunities that go beyond work within public sector, research or industry. Namely, in entrepreneurship and innovation. Maybe you don’t identify yourself as a classic entrepreneur, or you think entrepreneurship seem hard. However, we at KI Innovations are here to help you. For… Read More If you are a student, researcher or employee at KI we have a message for you
(Mood: Determined) ”How will a get a job after my PhD?” This is the most common question I get when talking to people at KI. I guess it’s because I’ve been working with recruitment and career support the greater part of this millennium. From my experience this is often the case with PhD students (and… Read More Good students gets on Santa’s list, less good students gets the job
(Mood: hopeful) Dear reader, The reason I am writing this letter, is that I think the Christmas calendar would be better, if there is a place in it for me and my celebration, that is why I am writing this job application. My name is Sinterklaas, I know, it is hard to pronounce, maybe my… Read More A letter from Sinterklaas
(Mood: Uncertain) Feeling uncertain about the future? How you are feeling as the holidays in Sweden approach probably depends on where you are in your studies. Those of you who have just started your programme here at KI may be filled with excitement and enthusiasm. Those of you who are about to complete your final… Read More What about your future?
(Mood: Focused) Christmas is the time to relax. But while you are lying on the sofa eating gingerbread cookies and drinking “julmust”, it is a great opportunity to work on your CV or LinkedIn. Perhaps your New Year’s resolution is finding an internship or a job. In order to get there you have to catch… Read More Christmas is an excellent time to work on your CV
(Mood: Inspired) The days are getting darker, lights and candles appear a little bit everywhere, and our moods are swinging as Christmas approaches: experiments to finish, gatherings with friends to arrange, presents to be chosen. I find myself wishing I were still in the beginning of November, when the whole lab travelled to Spain for… Read More Memories of a lab retreat in Southern Spain