Mevit4000 - The master thesis and working life (fall 2014)

Masther thesis and working life (mindmap from lecture October 8 2013) Please add your own suggestions and tips! :)

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1. CV-building & network

1.1. Students' tips?

1.2. Arnte's tips

1.2.1. Attend (breakfast) meetings and seminars

1.2.1.1. Talk to people, ask Qs. Bring a business card.

1.2.1.2. Other useful sites/seminars

1.2.1.2.1. Kommunikasjonsforeningen

1.2.1.2.2. NONA - netthoder

1.2.1.2.3. Alumnus @UiO

1.2.1.2.4. X-IMK

1.2.1.2.5. HFs karriereside

1.2.2. LinkedIn

1.2.3. Have something to talk about / personal interest apart from what you study

1.2.4. Sign up to newsletters

1.2.5. Carreer days

1.2.6. Work as volunteer

1.2.7. Student activites

1.2.8. Erasmus - exchange?

1.2.9. Relevant work experience

1.2.9.1. Vitenskapsbutikken.no

1.2.9.2. volunteer

1.2.10. Keep up to date on news, society

1.2.11. Alumni

1.2.12. Practice mingeling

1.2.12.1. team up

1.2.12.2. be curious

1.2.13. Karrieresenteret

1.2.13.1. Prepare for interviews

2. What we know about the market for media candidates

2.1. Employer and candidate surveys (since 2005)

2.1.1. Background

2.1.2. Short version URL

2.1.2.1. Fulltext URL

2.1.3. UNDERESTIMATE many competences

2.1.4. Personal qualifications

2.2. WEAK

2.2.1. Self confidence

2.2.2. Knowledge about different workplaces / sectors

2.2.3. Statistics & numbers

2.2.4. Method and analytic skills

2.2.5. Team work

2.2.6. Oral presentation and skills

2.3. STRONG

2.3.1. Professional qualifications / skills (in a particular research field)

2.3.2. aquire new knowledge

2.3.3. formulate knowledge

2.3.4. work independently

2.3.5. analytic thinking

2.3.6. written and oral communication

2.4. MEDIA STUDIES

2.4.1. Best (@HF) on many variables

2.4.1.1. Sector URL

2.4.1.2. Private sector URL

2.4.1.3. 2008: even larger % of respondents > more detailed answers

2.5. NB: GAP!

2.5.1. Underestimation

2.6. Students' thoughts

2.6.1. Minus

2.6.1.1. Lack of focus

2.6.1.2. Lack of practical experience

2.6.1.3. Problem with language (non-Norwegian speakers)

2.6.1.4. Tough competition from similar candidates

2.6.1.5. Lack of knowledge about what a media candidate is

2.6.2. Plus

2.6.2.1. Academic level

2.6.2.2. Used to deadlines

2.6.2.3. Analytic skills

2.6.2.4. Knowledge in many areas - potato heads

3. Dos and dont's at work

3.1. GO TO: www.bit.ly/tooltip4000

3.2. Students' tips?

3.2.1. GOVOTE.AT > CODE: 58 89 69

3.3. Experience from work placements + Arnte's tips

3.3.1. Dress code

3.3.2. Early bird etc

3.3.3. Presence (no mobiles at meetings)

3.3.4. The extra mile

3.3.4.1. Initiative

4. Developing skills

4.1. Students' tips

4.1.1. GOVOTE.AT > CODE: 58 89 69

4.1.2. Cooperation

4.1.2.1. Volunteer work

4.1.3. Presentations

4.1.3.1. Practice

4.1.4. Computer skills

4.1.4.1. PS, Excel

4.1.4.1.1. Cources

4.1.4.1.2. Karrieresenteret

4.1.5. Writing skills

4.1.5.1. Applications, courses

4.1.6. Other

4.1.6.1. 1

4.1.6.2. 2

4.1.6.3. 3

4.1.7. GOVOTE.AT > CODE: 58 89 69

4.2. GOVOTE.AT > CODE: 58 89 69

4.3. Arnte's tips

4.3.1. Method / Analytic skills

4.3.1.1. Courses, develop during thesis

4.3.2. Project skills

4.3.2.1. GANTT

4.3.2.2. Mind maps

4.3.3. Cooperation

4.3.3.1. Ex. volunteer work / student activities

4.3.3.2. Self study

4.3.4. DIGITAL COMPETENCE. Software for sharing, cooperation, online tools

4.3.4.1. Slide: digital tools

4.3.4.2. Google docs / drive

4.3.4.3. SlideShare

4.3.4.3.1. TED

4.3.4.4. Evernote

4.3.4.5. YouTube

4.3.4.5.1. upload clips, tag osv.

4.3.4.5.2. 50X hits, SEO w video

4.3.4.6. MindMeister

4.3.4.6.1. URL

4.3.4.6.2. Mind42

4.3.4.7. Pinboard, Delicious, Pinterest, social bookmarks

4.3.4.8. Eventbrite

4.3.4.8.1. Schedule event

4.3.4.9. Screenshots

4.3.4.9.1. Skitch

4.3.4.9.2. Awsome screenshots

4.3.4.10. Dropbox

4.3.4.11. URL-shortening (bit.ly)

4.3.4.11.1. Track clicks etc

5. NB ASSIGNMENT FOR STUDENTS!

5.1. Please take a couple of minutes to add questions, comments and tips here! I'll try to respond to them asap (for the benefit of you + the group).

5.2. PS. results from MentiMeter-vote by the students, can be found on this link (Excel sheet)