Latest blog articles in the blog group Alumni

  • ESST Student Blog: Reflection and Post-Graduate Plans

    5 September 2017
    After a gruelling year of ESST, marked by an especially challenging thesis-writing period, I am a graduate! In this post, I reflect on what ESST has done for me and answer the burning question that I get all the time: "So, what's next?"
  • Sabrina Bos

    5 Differences Between Startups & Starting Businesses

    22 June 2017
    In this article I discuss several differences between startups and starting businesses. I find this important because over the last year, I’ve gotten increasingly frustrated about the types of questions I (as a startup founder) would get. “Can you already live from your startup?” “Why is raising money is so difficult for you, there is so much capital out there?” “Why don’t you just use Facebook ads for advertising?” These type of questions seemed so naive, so stupid. I wanted to yell out “ what are you thinking! Of course I cannot live from my startup yet. It...
  • Sophie Thijs

    Work with multiproblem families

    22 May 2017
    As a family therapist in an ambulatory setting, I see varying psychiatric disorders in multiproblem families. I specifically work with families who not only suffer from any kind of disorders, but also are affected by mild intellectual disability. This blog encompasses two parts. First, it will give you a glance at the varying clients I work with and what I think should be emphasised more in my job. It finishes with a portrait of my work schedule. But first, some theoretical background.
  • Marco Ricorda

    Getting jobs in the Eurobubble: A game of inches

    5 April 2017
    I had a lot of fun at the EU Studies Fair. For me it proved a very fruitful event for both students and professionals who are trying to get a foothold in that lions’ den that I call “Eurobubble jobs.” In my experience this can be quite a daunting challenge, but if it has been a journey that I think it is worth blogging about.
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