"The international and transdisciplinary workplace that SUM offers has prepared me to work in groups from different backgrounds, nationalities and interests," says Guillem.
“The critical thinking skills gained during my studies at SUM are vital to my work at Taylor & Francis Group,” says Seth, who works for one of the world's leading publishers of academic research.
“Make sure to get contacts and practical experience through a part time job or voluntary work” says Anette.
Be proactive, be bold, do not give up, believe in yourself and don’t panic. That is Marius' best tip to new students.
Liv Jorun chose the topic of her master’s thesis based on personal interest and job opportunities in Oslo – this landed her a job before she finished her master’s program.
Heidi's best advice is to learn a language and apply for work experience placement. She did both as a student, and now she works for The Ministry of Climate and Environment.
The courses I took during my study have provided the background on the science and politics of climate change which is crucial for my current job, says Intan.
Having learned how to analyse, write and give constructive feedback is essential in my job at United Nations Environment Programme, says Kristin.
Bureaucracy is a lot about reading, learning and writing. The main difference from academic papers are shorter documents and tighter deadlines, says Gry.