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Have you ever thought about working in Sweden or Norway, but didn't know where to start? Participants of the first Scandinavian Career Day will have an opportunity to learn about Scandinavian culture and translating Scandinavian literature. Moreover, they will be able to meet recruiters and talk to experienced business experts. 

Main panels and open space area are available to all participants, while workshops require registration. 

November 29
10.15-13.30
Warsaw

Scandinavian style career?

For some people Scandinavia is an interesting travel destination, for others it will always be associated with a special type of social contract and welfare state, for another group Scandinavia equals Vikings. Fjords, Ikea, Bergman and Ibsen are known all over the world. In recent years, there has been a marked increase in demand for speakers of Scandinavian languages. Students often emphasize that the Scandinavian work ethos is an additional motivation for them to study not only Scandinavian languages but also Scandinavian culture and customs.

During the first Scandinavian Career Day at SWPS University, we want to take a closer look at this phenomenon and talk to specialists and practitioners in the field about varoius competences that help to facilitate working in this specific culture and geographic area. Moreover, we will tell you how a fluent competence in a niche language enables you to experience and influence a culture, and create your own job opportunities.

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Workshops in Polish

  • Panel: Translators and the future of Scandinavian literature in Poland
    Panelists
    • Adriana Biernacka
    • Hanna Grudzińska
    • Natalia Kołaczek
    • Moderator: Justyna Czechowska
  • Values and Standards in the Job Environment – What is Scandinavian Work Culture?
    - Beata Urbańska, Biuro Karier
  • How Do You Become a YouTuber?
    - Aldona Hartwinska, “Pofikasz”

Workshops in English

  • Panel: Getting into the culture and getting a great job
    Since companies are recruiting Scandinavian speakers in Warsaw as never before, how do you advance from an entry level job? How does company culture look like in Scandinavian companies? How do you land a good job in Scandinavia, and what are the possibilities and challenges once you are there?
    Panelists:
    • Katarzyna Molęda – sociologist specializing in national and organizational cultures, Scandinavian studies expert. Author of the book Szwedzi: Ciepło na Północy [Swedes: Warmth in the North]
    • Marcelina Tomczyk – advisor at the Norwegian Embassy in Warsaw responsible for the promotion of Business and Culture, with experience of language education management
    • Mathias Strokirk – Siemens: Order Management & Logistics Expert, together with his Polish colleagues he supports the Swedish market from the office in Warsaw
    • Moderator: Gabriel Stille – lecturer of Swedish language and culture at SWPS University with support from the Swedish Institute
  • How to Present Your Skills During an Interview for a Company with Scandinavian Working Values
    - Aadyant Vashishth, freelance recruiter, talent acquisition specialist
  • How to kickstart your career after graduation?
    - Leif Christiansen, member of the board of the Scandinavian-Polish Chamber of Commerce (SPCC), CEO at PROAKTIVE – Change with Impact

Organizers

  • Office of Career Services at SWPS University
  • Department of Scandinavian Studies at SWPS University
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Patronage

  • Royal Norwegian Embassy in Poland
  • Swedish Embassy in Poland
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Supporting Partner

  • Scandinavian-Polish Chamber of Commerce
Kopia logotyp SPCC Marta Swierzyna

Partners

  • Siemens
  • Germanicus
  • Kelly Services
  • Accenture
  • Koło Naukowe Filologii Norweskiej
  • Erasmus +
  • Wydawnictwo Poznańskie
  • Zoozanko Szkoła Języka Norweskiego
  • Green Caffe Nero

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Date and Location

November 29, 2018
10.15-13.30
room S303 (3rd floor)
SWPS University in Warsaw, Chodakowska 19/31

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