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.firstname.lastname@example.org) 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
Guest blog post by Maren Köhne and Lisa Schmidleithner blogging for the ImmunoSensation Blog. The ImmunoSesation Blog is a young investigators’ initiative and aims to inform about the research and events within the Cluster of Excellence. The ImmunoSensation Cluster is an association of several institutes and departments in Bonn connecting immunological research groups. By reposting this… Read More Are you a typical PhD student?
Guest blog post by Giulia Gaudenzi, PhD student and participant in the course Career Skills for Scientists and the internship program for PhD-students. In September/October 2017 she did an internship with “Vetenskap och Allmänhet”. “In 1700, in Western Europe, there were some 400 different kinds of jobs you could choose from. Nowadays, there are approximately 500,000“.… Read More Scientist in disguise…
In January 2017, a multidisciplinary team consisting of 15 students with different cultural backgrounds and at different stages of their education started the 9 months iGEM adventure. Here in a guest blog they reflect upon what they have learned. iGEM stands for “international genetically engineered machines” and is the world’s biggest competition in synthetic biology… Read More Why bacteria are good for your career