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  • ITMO.EduStars Winner Yulia Artemenkova on How to Make Learning English a Habit

    Yulia Artemenkova fell in love with English when she was a kid. Years later, she decided to follow her passion and started teaching English at school. Having over 20 years of experience under her belt, Yulia continued to improve her skills and received her DELTA certificate. Today, Yulia not only teaches students but also runs professional development projects for English teachers at ITMO. Last year, she was named among the university’s top lecturers and received an award for her achievements in education. In this article, Yulia shares her advice on how to find a job you love and make English a part of your life.


  • ITMO Is Hiring: Vacancies for Projects Within 2030 Development Strategy

    ITMO is looking for specialists to join the projects within the 2030 Development Strategy – all opportunities will be posted on the official website. The current list of specialists includes researchers – PhD students and postdocs, as well as engineers and lab assistants. Read on to learn more about job requirements and opportunities offered to future employees. 


  • ITMO Graduate Alexey Feskov on Going From the Industry to Art & Science

    Alexey Feskov graduated from ITMO University almost ten years ago. After he received his diploma, he got a chance to work on several projects at Russia’s major companies Sberbank and Gazprom before he decided to change his career and come back to his alma mater. Now, Alexey is the technical director of ITMO’s Art & Science Center where his team managed to develop a brand new exhibition space for the works of Art & Science students and renowned contemporary artists. ITMO.NEWS talked to Alexey to learn more about how he found his niche, why he decided to quit his corporate job to start a creative one instead, and how different skills can make a great combo.


  • Startup Life: Find Your Silicon Valley Internship With ITMO Accelerator’s Latest Project

    Last month, ITMO Accelerator and ITMO Technopark launched a project that connects students with Silicon Valley startups. In this article, you will learn all about the selection process, the skills you need for a successful application, and the benefits of the internship. 


  • Your Network is Your Net Worth

    You must have come across the term “reference letter” quite a few times. Not only is that important in academia, but in the professional world, as well. While applying for a job, it is always an advantage to have a letter of recommendation from someone who is an employee at the same company. The impact of a strong professional network on your career is massive. But building and maintaining a good network is a tough job. The big question is how to be effective. While there is no one-size-fits-all strategy, the following tips might be helpful. 


  • Top Russian Manager Alexander Zverev on His Career in Yandex and Ways to Inspire Students

    Alexander Zverev, an ITMO graduate and the head of Business Development at Yandex.Verticals, was ranked among the top 1,000 Russian managers in the Online Platforms category. Every year, the Russian Managers Association and newspaper Kommersant conduct expert voting to award the best professionals across the country. ITMO.NEWS talked to Alexander to learn more about his career path, what differs Yandex from other companies, and what traits and skills modern graduates should work on.


  • ITMO Graduate Alexey Ivanov on Life and Work in Silicon Valley

    Having moved to the United States ten years ago, Alexey Ivanov is now a principal engineer at Dropbox. ITMO.NEWS talked to the ITMO graduate to learn more about what difficulties he faced when moving to a new country, how much IT specialists earn in Silicon Valley, and how different business cultures in Russia and abroad are.


  • ITMO University Launches Job Contest for Participants of 10th Congress of Young Scientists

    This year, the Congress’s participants have the opportunity to get a position at the university from September 1, 2021. As of today, the contest involves two positions; there may be more in the future. Read more about the contest in this article by ITMO.NEWS.


  • What to Do If You’re Not Happy With Your Choice of Career or Education

    “I’m not very happy with my choice of career,” is a sentiment all too familiar to many. What do you do when it feels like the path you picked no longer feels like the correct one? Where do you find support? And what’s so dangerous about guilt? Find answers to these questions in this article we wrote with Ekaterina Bilenko, a psychologist at ITMO University’s Career Development Office.


  • From Graduates to Students: New Internship Opportunities

    The travel tech company founded by ITMO graduates invites students to experience a new internship format and try their hand at starting a project from scratch with the help of qualified mentors.