'Here, You Can See Science in Action': HSE University-St Petersburg Students on Internships at Large Companies
At HSE University-St Petersburg, professors pay a lot of attention to the practical training of students. Thanks to it, students are able to build their careers in the companies of their dreams starting from the first years of their studies. Today's heroes know about it firsthand as they undertook internships at 'Yandex', 'Gazprom Neft', 'Air Gate of the Northern Capital', ANCOR and Selectel. Find out how the selection process to top companies went, what tasks the students performed during the internship and what they remembered the most in our new article.
'I Submitted My Documents to Three Universities: Oxford, Cambridge and the London School of Economics. I was Accepted in All Three'
At HSE University-St Petersburg, except for the main learning trajectory, over two years, the students master an additional one—a minor. It can help to find new optics for research, choose a profession or simply broaden the horizons. A minor helped Tatyana Novotolskaya, a graduate of the Bachelor's programme 'Sociology and Social Informatics', not only find a new area for research but also get enrolled in the Master's programme at Oxford University. Find out more about all these things and some pieces of advice for prospective students in our interview.
With the new academic year approaching, it is high time to make plans, wishes, and set new goals. We talked to students and lecturers of HSE University-St Petersburg about what they expect from the 2022–2023 academic year.
Alina Kamanina is a graduate of the Bachelor's Programme 'Sociology and Social Informatics' at HSE University – Saint Petersburg. She has been working as a game analyst in 'G5 Entertainment AB' company for two years. We talked to the graduate about how she entered the game industry, what criteria she used to choose a university and why critical thinking is the main university skill, in her opinion.