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  • How To Get Your First Offer in Infosec

    Companies are experiencing a shortage of cybersecurity professionals. One-third of Russian businesses are searching for specialists in this field. Employers are often on the lookout for mid-level experts, however nearly half of those surveyed are also lacking interns. How can you increase your chances of a job offer? Where should you seek work experience if you don’t have any? And what should and shouldn’t you include in your CV? Anastasiia Krasnova, an IT recruiter at Avito, tackled all these questions at Positive Hack Days Fest 2.


  • ITMO Fellowship: ITMO Launches New Postdoc Track for Young Scientists Across Russia

    In addition to working with companies like Gazprom Neft, Sberbank, Yandex, and other industry leaders, participants of the new program will have the opportunity to conduct cutting-edge research in fields such as quantum communications, optics, smart technologies, robotics, and others pursued at ITMO University. The track provides young researchers with a comprehensive adaptation package (special housing conditions, a health insurance package, and additional funding for purchasing equipment and consumables) to make their move to St. Petersburg more convenient. Applications are accepted through May 15.


  • Welcome to ITMO Family: Internships at ITMO Now Available to Students & Staff of Other Universities

    ITMO has launched a new project for those who wish to build a career at the university. Participants get to complete a paid internship with the possibility of continuing their employment. Applications are open to students and graduates of universities, colleges, and technical schools.


  • ITMO Alumna & YADRO Developer on Why and How To Become a Data Storage Specialist

    As data volumes are continuously increasing, experts are seeking new ways to advance storage solutions. In this article, Valentina Bogdanova, an ITMO graduate and a developer of the Russian corporate storage system TATLIN.FLEX at YADRO, shares how she got started in the field, how education helped her along the way, and what developers and chefs have in common.


  • A Master's Degree for Career Change: Real-Life Stories from ITMO Graduates

    With many yesterday’s students struggling to make a career decision, it is not uncommon for Bachelor’s graduates to opt not to have a job related to their major. The good news is, one can retrain, start a new career, or adapt to a change in the workspace at almost any age – for instance, by getting a Master’s degree in a completely different field. Read the stories from our graduates about what inspired them to switch their career paths and how they did it.


  • Who Are Mentors and How To Become One at ITMO

    With 2023 declared the Year of Teacher and Mentor in Russia, ITMO University is launching a new initiative for all those wishing to share their knowledge and experience with others and help newcomers adapt to their workplace. Let’s find out more about the project from ITMO’s recruitment and staff adaptation specialists.


  • Finding Support and Investments: A Guide for Student Startups

    Creating your own startup is not a quest for the faint of heart: along the way, you will need to develop your idea and secure investments while avoiding all the common pitfalls. At Startup Aquarium, a recent meetup for budding startupers, investors and entrepreneurs shared their experience with the matter. Here are the main takeaways. 


  • Laser Physicists: What They Do and How You Can Become One

    From cancer diagnostics and treatment to observation of gravitational waves and high-speed fiber-optic internet connection – laser technologies have a plethora of applications. They are all developed by laser physicists. Read on to learn more about their work and how you can train to be one of them.


  • ITMO Graduates’ Salaries in IT Ranked Among Highest in Russia

    SuperJob, a Russian job-hunting platform, has published its annual ranking of Russian universities according to the size of salaries earned by graduates in the IT industry. ITMO climbed from third to second place in the federal ranking and retained its leading position among the universities of St. Petersburg. Moreover, this year, ITMO graduates experienced the biggest salary increase among their peers from other Russian IT universities.


  • Does Diploma Equal Success? Here’s What Forbes 30 Under 30 Laureates Think

    Each year, Russia’s Forbes compiles a list of changemakers, from scientists to athletes and entrepreneurs, all under the age of 30, who have made a significant impact on their field. What helped them take off? And what do their degrees have to do with that? The nation’s best and brightest professionals answered these questions at the recent ITMO Open Education conference in St. Petersburg.