What are the possible careers for an epidemiologist?

I want to talk about the possible careers that you can pursue as an epidemiologist. From academia to working in the field, epidemiology has many possibilities. Most of my classmates, if not all, would want to follow one of these career paths once they have completed this Epidemiology program. Epidemiology is an exciting field and… Read More What are the possible careers for an epidemiologist?

European Forum Alpbach – applications for scholarships are now open!

It’s important now, more than ever, that our young generation exchanges ideas on the future of Europe. With its scholarships, European Forum Alpbach (EFA) strives to present a European perspective through the sharing of groundbreaking knowledge and interdisciplinary debates. Conflicts and cooperative efforts are capable of destroying established entities, but can also give rise to… Read More European Forum Alpbach – applications for scholarships are now open!

Child Family Health International – Educational Programmes in Global Health for students

While a student at Karolinska Institutet, you can apply for a number of international internships and placements to boost your academic and professional experience. One of such opportunities is  Child Family Health International (CFHI) Global Health Educational Programmes. CFHI provides community-based Global Health Education Programs for students and institutions. Its model fosters reciprocal partnerships and empowerment in local… Read More Child Family Health International – Educational Programmes in Global Health for students

Coffee shops and study spots for when you want a change of scenery

The one thing I can guarantee you, with 100% certainty is that if you end up enrolling at Karolinska Institutet, you will be doing lots of studying. You will be doing one assignment after another, studying for one course after another. There is no way around it so what can you do to ‘spice’ up… Read More Coffee shops and study spots for when you want a change of scenery

The future of Epidemiology in the hands of KI students

During the Christmas ‘break’, though we were not obligated to be in class, we had two big projects- an individual assignment and a group project.  In this blog, I want to highlight the individual assignments because they were a gateway into a larger research world that we haven’t yet been exposed to. Our assignment was… Read More The future of Epidemiology in the hands of KI students

MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp – expand your potential while still a student at Karolinska Institutet

For those of you who have an insatiable lust for extra-curricular activities, want to gain unprecedented experiences, thrive on overcoming challenges, and are interested in entrepreneurship, this particular opportunity does stand out amongst many that you can apply for while being a student at Karolinska Institutet. An important note here is that you do not have… Read More MIT Global Entrepreneurship Bootcamp – expand your potential while still a student at Karolinska Institutet

Epidemiology: contribution in the past, present, and future

I was on a flight from Rochester, NY to Chicago, IL when I encountered my first epidemiologist. I was sitting next to a guy who caught my attention because his first remark about being an epidemiologist was “There aren’t many of us”.  This was after we had a lengthy conversation about my future plans of… Read More Epidemiology: contribution in the past, present, and future

The 5 stages of (failing at) planning your Master thesis and how it works out in the end

I bet you see lots of suggestions to how you SHOULD plan and write your master’s thesis, right? But there’s a big difference between what should happen and what actually happens, so here’s my story – which might teach you to start planning earlier or that everything is not always perfect but can still work out.… Read More The 5 stages of (failing at) planning your Master thesis and how it works out in the end

Shaping your own future, one step at a time

Where do you see yourself in 5 years? What are you doing to better situate yourself for your future? In this blog, I will highlight what my classmates and I are doing to prepare ourselves for future opportunities. “Everyone has a Type A personality in our classroom” said one of my classmates (possibly future colleague),… Read More Shaping your own future, one step at a time