"Start looking for work long before your course is finished!" is Jonis advice for new students.
My education prepared me well for an environment where learning new platforms and integrating prior knowledge would be essential, says Jackson.
“Whether you are occupied with literary science or archaeology, if you learn to code, you will have the world at your feet”, says Aleksander.
“I’ve found nearly all the opportunities in my career via unusual methods”, says Tiffany as she argues that you should be willing to step out of your comfort zone while job-hunting.
The language technology industry will continue to grow steadily. A job market has opened up for linguists who are native speakers of the language for which language technology is being developed, says Marie.
“My studies in linguistics have shown me the breadth of language as a discipline – a perspective that is absolutely essential in all my jobs” says André who works with both cars and TV-series.
"The international and transdisciplinary workplace that SUM offers has prepared me to work in groups from different backgrounds, nationalities and interests," says Guillem.
“The critical thinking skills gained during my studies at SUM are vital to my work at Taylor & Francis Group,” says Seth, who works for one of the world's leading publishers of academic research.
“I never expected to be working for the Police, or that my education would be relevant here, but it actually is,” says Camilla.
“Choose a subject according to your interests and abilities - and you will get a job when you have completed your studies,” recommends Iselin who studied Chinese.