Our graduate Elena Smirnova completed the Master’s degree programme in Geography and Regional Studies. For the past two years, she has been working as a regional manager for Hilfswerk International and in recent months she has been in charge of various projects in the South Caucasus, the Western Balkans and Eastern Europe. In the interview, she tells us about her dream job and explains her work for women who have experienced migration.
Marie Meyer-Marktl studied Business Administration at the University of Klagenfurt. She started her career in controlling, then became pricing manager and finally CFO of a high-turnover international company. Today she is self-employed and supports people as a coach in finding a fulfilling and successful working life. Visitors to the connect job & career fair were also treated to her expertise – her career speed coaching sessions and the impulse lecture were very well attended.In the interview, Marie Meyer-Marktl gives insights into her career change journey, talks about how her time as a student and the international experiences contributed to this decision, and reveals how students and graduates can find their dream job. Read more
Andreas Koppensteiner studied Applied Business Administration at the University of Klagenfurt. At first, he did not consider leaving Carinthia. Now, he has been living in France since 2001. In our interview, he explains why he decided to go abroad, why he changed his career after 20 years and what this new vocation means to him.
Markus Slamanig studied Applied Business Administration and Business and Law at the University of Klagenfurt. For the past ten years, he has been living in Florida. In this interview he tells us about the time he spent abroad during his studies and how he was drawn back to America after graduation.