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Career counselling for AAU students
At Aalborg University you can get counselling in connection to internships, competencies, and job search. You can book physical career counselling in Aalborg or online – and as something new, you can also get drop-in career counselling in Copenhagen.
No surprise – study shows that student jobs work
"High professionalism and experience from 'real life' works" concludes a study among more than 2,000 AAU graduates from 2018. What works is having student job experience, and that probably comes as no surprise.
5 tips for your studies at AAU
AAU Career and Student Guidance really enjoyed seeing a lot of you international students at the welcome day 30 August 2022. Here, we share 5 of our best tips for you.
The importance of soft skills in your job search
You surely asked yourself at least once if adding soft skills in your CV is a good idea. The answer is yes, you should! Employers are always looking for people who have many soft skills which can be applied at the workplace.
Create a nice and application with Jofibo
AAU Career is collaborating with the CV and application portal Jofibo. This means that as a student at Aalborg University you have free access to a simple and user-friendly tool that makes it easy to set up a CV and an application in a clear and beautiful design.
The importance of networking
While searching in vain for a job after graduation, Petra learned during the process that she had to reorientate and focus on a different career path. Here, she shares her journey towards her job and the importance of networking.
Internship - Differences in Denmark and abroad
"Internships are all about making copies and brewing coffee!" - Well, not at Danish universities. That's why they're called project oriented courses.
Become an EU Careers Ambassador
DEADLINE 18 MARCH - If you are a student keen to promote EU careers on AAU then why not apply to become a voluntary EU Career Student Ambassador?
Learning from failing
Nikolas was one step away from completing his education when he failed his master’s thesis. And while he was disappointed with the result, the experience only taught him that failure is not fatal, but it brings growth. Here, he shares his experience with learning from failing.
“There is no shortcut to success”
Alireza dreamed of a PhD working with sustainability in Denmark, and he worked hard and achieved it. However, it was harder than he expected, firstly coming to Denmark, secondly becoming part of Danish culture. Here, he shares his experience and advice regarding Danish culture, volunteering, and the importance of having a Danish network.
Coincidences and network paved the way for Luca’s internship
Lucky coincidences have characterised Luca’s time in Denmark – from choice of study programme, to student jobs, and finally finding as well as accepting an internship. Here, he shares his experiences with internship search in Denmark and the importance of network and showing your personality.
Becoming a PhD in Denmark
Monika started her job search applying for all different kinds of jobs, but when she got a job offer she didn’t feel like, it was an eye-opener. She thought about what she really liked doing and found out that her future was in academia. Here, she shares her journey towards the PhD position.