Guest blog post by PhD-student Tyra Lagerberg and the team from the MF Business Committee. They hosted a career event late April 2018, supported by Career Service and KI Alumni. It was a night to remember! KI students and alumni came together on Tuesday the 24th of April to discuss careers beyond academia. Alumni from different… Read More Career Speed Dating – an event summary
Guest blog post by Hanna Sandvall, Business Area Manager Dfind Science & Engineering, Stockholm. First published in March 2018 on Dfinds blog (in Swedish) re-published and translated with the consent of Dfind. Dfind Science & Engineering is a recruitment and consulting company within science and engineering. All their consultant managers and recruitment consultants have an education… Read More How do I get the recruiter to see my potential instead of my experience?
Guest blog by Andrew Hennigan. Andrew Hennigan is a lecturer, freelance journalist and speaker coach based in Stockholm who teaches networking and influencing workshops for companies, business schools and universities. He is also author of the book “Payforward Networking” based on his business school courses and writes regularly about networking and influencing techniques. Everyone says… Read More Why We Network
Guest blog post from Megan Osler, alumni coordinator at Karolinska Institutet. I became a researcher because of my alumni network. Today, I’m working with KI’s alumni network to help researchers-to-be…and other brilliant KI students. Hej there – My name is Megan Osler. I have a PhD in Cell and Developmental Biology from Vanderbilt University in… Read More #24 Alumni + Career = true
Guest blog from international coordinator Karin Forslund at Student and Career services Take the opportunity to participate in an international exchange. Want to teach in Kenya or work shadow in France? Challenge your teaching skills in the UK or India? Get new perspectives on your work from an international colleague – the possibilities are endless.… Read More #18 Staff Exchange Abroad
Guest Blog post by Gonçalo Brito PhD student, CMB Department (Goncalo.email@example.com) https://www.linkedin.com/in/goncalombrito/ It is not uncommon to hear friends telling me how much they miss those student years at university, when life was more about having fun and less about important decisions. While nobody can escape grown up life for too long, academia has this… Read More #15 All I want for Christmas… is that post-PhD first job
Disclaimer: I really did not have the time to write this blog post. But since I usually tell the bloggers that it should be possible to write ”on the fly” I decided to walk the talk and write anyway. So here we go! For most Swedish kids the 6th of December is an ordinary day… Read More #6 Letters and chocolates