The KI internship pitches – notes from a digital coffee chat among KI bloggers

Last week, KI Career service organised three days of short pitches from companies that presented their internship projects. Did you miss the event? Then read through the thoughts from three of your bloggers who attended the event, and you can peek on their chat conversations below. You have no idea what’s going on? Then check… Read More The KI internship pitches – notes from a digital coffee chat among KI bloggers

Meet Johanna Bäckström – founder of Career Service and head of a “fast running unit”

You have been Head of Unit for Student and Career Service for four years. What has been the highlights? On a personal level, it has been to “dive into” everything that has to do with education. Previously I worked with administration related to research and postgraduate education. On a more operational level I am proud… Read More Meet Johanna Bäckström – founder of Career Service and head of a “fast running unit”

Exploring Careers: Building Bridges in Science

An innate drive to communicate, resonating with oneself, and a genuine joy in talking about science are defining elements that led Helena Ledmyr throughout her career. Breathing both academic and non-academic air on the way, she stands right in between, bridging them with one foot on each side. As the head of development and communication… Read More Exploring Careers: Building Bridges in Science

“Tips to secure your first PostDoc”- my notes from the lecture given by KI alum, Riccardo Guidi

Riccardo finished his PhD at KI in March of 2014. Since then he has gone on to thrive as a postdoctoral fellow at the Francis Crick Institute in London. Within minutes of meeting Riccardo you realize that he is incredibly organized and a strong communicator, two assets which certainly aided him in securing his position… Read More “Tips to secure your first PostDoc”- my notes from the lecture given by KI alum, Riccardo Guidi

Is the Future of Life Science bright?

At “The Future of Life Science” seminar co-organized by KI career service today, four speakers shared their insightful perspectives for tomorrow’s life science both in academia & pharma. The 1.5 hour inspiring discussion brought academia, government, and industry together: Anders Gustafsson, Dean of Doctoral Education, KI; Peter Honeth, State Secretary, Ministry of Education; Jan-Olof Jacke, President, AstraZeneca and Ola Hermanson,… Read More Is the Future of Life Science bright?