Career opportunities

Former students at work

  • ramon-guillem-200x215 PhD student in Human Geography

    "The international and transdisciplinary workplace that SUM offers has prepared me to work in groups from different backgrounds, nationalities and interests," says Guillem Rubio Ramon. He is now a PhD student in Human Geography at the University of Edinburgh.

  • townley-seth-200x182 Production Editorial Manager

    “A humanities education helps you see the world from different and useful perspectives,” says Seth Townley. “The critical thinking skills gained during my studies at SUM are vital to my work at Taylor & Francis Group,” which is one of the world's leading publishers of academic research.

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Start developing your career

In the second semester you can choose to have an intership in a relevant organisation or company as part of your degree. You can also write your master's thesis in cooperation with an external partner. Through this you can get valuable contacts and network that can be useful when you apply for a job after graduation. You can also prepare for working life along the way by participating in career fairs, job search and interview workshops, and career counseling offered to students. Or you can learn what former students do by shadowing a former SUM student at work for a day.  

Further studies

Read more about reserarch training at the Faculty of Humanities: