Anethe Mansén is one of my closest colleagues and a familiar face at Career Service, part of the staff for more than 9 years. Since I work with “careers” all day long, it is a bit amusing how little I know about my own colleague’s career. Parts of the course Career Skills for Scientists, which… Read More Swapping research training for training researchers
This Tuesday afternoon it is very quiet at the Career service office at Karolinska Institutet, only the sound of keys tapping in the computers. Emma is working hard on updating all web pages and moving information to our new web portal. Kerstin is busy following up all contacts made with companies that want to offer… Read More Career Skills for Scientists
Christmas time is singing time. Lucia, christmas carols, choirs or cheezy tunes in the shops – you’ll know it’s christmas by the sound. Here is something a little bit different. Especially for all you friends of science out there. A podcast episode with the singing physicist Tim Blais, the one-man band and YouTuber behind A… Read More Singing science
Let’s talk about getting organized and setting structures. This might sound really boring, but isn’t a peaceful mind all that the holidays are about? Checklists and to-do lists beats everything when you are stressed…like when holidays are coming up and you feel no way near ready to turn on the automatic reply, turn off the… Read More On top of the wish list…
The 3rd of December we would like to acknowledge this number as it suits us very well! We, the Career Service team, are 3 dedicated co-workers constantly working to improve the career services we offer our 3 target groups at Karolinska Institutet – students, PhD students and researchers. One thing that helps us clear our… Read More All good things are 3
To be good at something – you need to practise. This counts for everything, also networking and pitching yourself. Career Service at Karolinska Institutet arranges regularly mingles for companies and organisations as part of the two internship programmes they offer, one for PhD students, and one for postdocs and early career researchers. 12 companies and… Read More Prepare, practise, perform!