Career opportunities

Former students at work

  • ruud-silje-ingrid-200x245 Adviser and career counsellor

    Spend a minimum of one semester of your degree course on a student exchange abroad, recommends Silje Ingrid Ruud. She has a master’s degree in North American Studiesand works as an adviser and career counsellor at Akademiet upper secondary school in Drammen.

  • skurdal-mari-200x551 News Manager

    In my job as news manager for Klassekampen, all conceivable knowledge is relevant, and I constantly find that things I was engaged in during my studies keep coming back, says Mari Skurdal, who has a degree in English Literature.

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Start developing your career

In the third semester you can choose to have an internship abroad 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.

Further studies

The University of Oslo offers Practical Pedagogical Education for Norwegian speaking students:

Read more about reserarch training at the Faculty of Humanities