Category Archives: Career

How I got to spend last summer building rockets

Ayush Jain writes about his summer internship building rockets in Latvia. Continue reading

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My life story: 23 academic degrees and 239 gold medals

Robert W. McGee has earned 23 academic degrees throughout his life. One of them is from the University of Tartu. Continue reading

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Words of Wisdom at sTARTUp Day 2019

This is a personal summary and a collection of tweets from the sTARTUp Day 2019 in Tartu, Estonia. Continue reading

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Five Life Lessons from Tartu

Piotr Jan Pietrzak, a master’s graduate of the University of Tartu, shares five lessons that he learned in Tartu. Continue reading

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Dream Job or Not? Part II

The adventures of Eveli, Head of International Marketing, continue… For Part I, look HERE. Day 5 – Bishkek, Kyrgystan (1) The flight leaves at 5 am, so we do not get much sleep. We make it to the hotel by … Continue reading

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Dream Job or Not? Part I

My name is Eveli; I work as Head of International Marketing at the University of Tartu and lead a team of international marketing specialists. We recruit international students to the university’s international bachelor’s and master’s programmes. I’ve often been told … Continue reading

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Neuroscientist Jaan Aru: smart devices don’t make you better in your work

No one regrets in the last hour of their life “sorry that I didn’t respond faster to an e-mail”. But for some reason, people think that constantly checking e-mails on a smart device and answering them right away is something … Continue reading

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