Category Archives: Career advice

Alumni panel share their experiences on finding a job in Sweden

What do some of our former international students have to say about their job hunt? On Wednesday 8 May, a panel of four alumni shared their experiences of how they landed a job in Sweden. Current international Masters students had the chance to listen in and hear first-hand about life after studies, while getting some useful tips for the job … Continue reading

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8 MOOC’s from Lund University to expand your knowledge of the world

A massive open online course (MOOC) is an online course aimed at unlimited participation and open access via the web. MOOC’s provide an affordable and flexible way to learn new skills and advance your career. Lund University offers a variety of exciting MOOC’s, focusing on business, law and sustainability. The list below is organised after the courses’ starting date. Have … Continue reading

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When having a good LinkedIn profile is not enough…

… and you wish to continue polishing your LinkedIn and networking skills, you have come to right post! You might recall my previous post about how to become a LinkedIn Pro. This post is also about LinkedIn, but one step further. It will emphasise the importance of networking on LinkedIn and the job opportunities that exist on LinkedIn. Students at … Continue reading

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How to become a LinkedIn Pro

LinkedIn is a business, social and employment network that has taken the employment market by storm. Whether you are new to the network or if you have had a profile for a while, you might know that becoming a LinkedIn Pro does not happen overnight. But how does one become a LinkedIn Pro, you may wonder? I interviewed Stina Vikingson, … Continue reading

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TEDx talks, communication mistakes and Studentafton “eftersits”

This week we meet Olle Bergman, a skilled communications consultant with an engineering degree (LTH alumnus, class of 1989) who is giving his next TEDx talk this Saturday in Bremen. Q: What do you work with today? I’m a communications consultant, public speaker, educator, freelance writer and author. Since 1998, I have run the company, Bergmans Bokstäver, together with my … Continue reading

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6 steps to the perfect CV

It’s career fair season at Lund University and this post is inspired by all the soon-to-be alumni we met at the LundaEkonomerna eee2018 career fair at the School of Economics and Management this week. Whether you are a recent graduate or in a senior work position, we at the Alumni and Career Office have gathered some useful advice for when … Continue reading

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6 tips for successful networking

In this blog post we asked Ana Devdariani, alumna, head of communications at IDEON and the moderator of our networking workshop, to share her best advice on networking and creating meaningful connections.       Any time you meet a new person, you are networking. If we look at it this way, turns out that the life itself is networking … Continue reading

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Looking for an internship in the fields of science, technology, engineering or business? AIESEC wants to help you!

AIESEC is a global platform for young people looking for a way to get work experience and practice their leadership skills. They have partnerships with companies all over the world and their focus is world issues, leadership and management. They want to help young people explore and develop their leadership potential and they offer different kinds of internships where young … Continue reading

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Work-psychological testing

Personality tests, ability tests and tests in logical thinking. Work-psychological testing is getting more and more common in recruitment processes and when applying for a job you can often expect to be asked to do at least one test. Many people, including me, find these tests a bit frightening and that’s why I attended a workshop in work-psychological testing. I … Continue reading

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Projekt Exa(k)t!

From the second I got to Lunds Fontänhus I felt warmly welcomed. The first thing I met was an open door with the word “welcome” over it and when getting into the house it was full of people and activity. I was greeted by Jamie Woodworth, communicator for Fontänhusets new project, Projekt Exa(k)t, which I was there to talk about … Continue reading

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