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ITMO isn't just a place where you can learn, but also a place to share your knowledge with others. For instance, the DesArm student club for design enthusiasts hosts free workshops and other educational events. Recently, ITMO graduate and lead designer Alexandra Zavorovskaya has launched her own workshop at the club. In this interview, we talk about Alexandra’s path in the field of design, the essential qualities of amateur designers, and her experience of teaching design through practice.
ITMO University is launching an open call for research teams wishing to run their own laboratories at the university. The winners will receive grants of up to 30 million rubles that can be spent on the development of a lab at ITMO. Read on to learn how to apply and what to expect from the PI + Team competition.
Physics is good for your mind, believes Andrey Kudlis, a junior researcher at ITMO’s School of Physics and Engineering. He became interested in science when he was still in 10th grade and then he decided to devote his life to it. Now, Andrey is a researcher and a physics lecturer who helps his students immerse into the world of science from the very start. Not so long ago, he developed a project that lets students study various phenomena experimentally and learn how to write papers for top-rated international journals. The project was highly acclaimed by the expert board of the ITMO.EduLeaders contest. ITMO.NEWS talked to Andrey Kudlis to learn more about what he does to motivate his students and how science applies to everyday life.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.