Eventshttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/news/calendar/Upcoming events at Chalmers University of TechnologyThu, 21 Sep 2017 15:04:37 +0200https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/news/calendar/https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/Swedish-work-culture-and-how-to-promote-yourself-to-get-hired.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/Swedish-work-culture-and-how-to-promote-yourself-to-get-hired.aspxSwedish work culture and how to promote yourself to get hired<p><b>​ Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get ahead for a career in Sweden! Swedish culture stands out in global comparison and this session will provide you with some useful and important insights that will prepare you for landing a job in Sweden and understand the Swedish business culture. As always in cultures, social codes are unwritten and hard to figure out on your own At the seminar you will learn more about​​: -    How to present yourself when networking and in applications and recruitment situations -    Working in Sweden. Discover how decisions are made, what your boss and team-members will expect from you, but also the significance of the “fika” breaks. Welcome to join and discover some well-hidden secrets!  The seminar will be held by Charlotta Brynger, who is a full-time cross-cultural trainer with experience from an intercultural working environment. She has lived in the USA, France, Netherlands, Germany and periods in Italy and speaks seven languages. Having spent more than 16 years immersed in other cultures Charlotta is well acquainted with challenges posed by cultural differences as well as how they can enrich us.  To registration site: https://alumni.chalmers.se/public/showform?fID=433</b></p>​<img src="https://alumni.chalmers.se/CommonFiles/images/forms/coffee-break-1177540_640.jpg" width="421" height="291" alt="" /> <p><strong></strong><strong><br /></strong></p> <p><strong>Don’t miss this unique opportunity to get ahead for a career in Sweden! <br /></strong></p> <p>Swedish culture stands out in global comparison and this session will provide you with some useful and important insights that will prepare you for landing a job in Sweden and understand the Swedish business culture. As always in cultures, social codes are unwritten and hard to figure out on your own </p> <p>At the seminar you will learn more about​​:</p> <p>-    How to present yourself when networking and in applications and recruitment situations<br /> -    Working in Sweden. Discover how decisions are made, what your boss and team-members will expect from you, but also the significance of the “fika” breaks. <br /> <br /> Welcome to join and discover some well-hidden secrets! </p> <p><br /></p> <p> </p> <p>The seminar will be held by Charlotta Brynger, who is a full-time cross-cultural trainer with experience from an intercultural working environment. She has lived in the USA, France, Netherlands, Germany and periods in Italy and speaks seven languages. Having spent more than 16 years immersed in other cultures Charlotta is well acquainted with challenges posed by cultural differences as well as how they can enrich us. </p> <p><br /></p> <p>To registration site:</p> <p>https://alumni.chalmers.se/public/showform?fID=433<br /></p> <p><br /></p>Wed, 27 Sep 2017 17:15:00 +0200https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/CourseSelection_StudyPeriod2.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/CourseSelection_StudyPeriod2.aspxCourse selection for study period 2<p><b>Some Master's programmes have elective courses in year 1, for study period 2. If you are enrolled in one of these programmes (see below) it is time to select courses between September 12 and October 3. Log in to My startpage and use the service Select courses/semester registration. Year 1 students in the following programmes should select courses for study period 2: MPALG, MPAME, MPCSN, MPDES, MPEES, MPIDE, MPNAT, MPPDE, MPPEN, MPSES, MPSYS. Check up that you meet the prerequisites. Some courses fill up quickly. Select courses/semester registration More information about course selection study period 2</b></p><div><div>Some Master's programmes have elective courses in year 1, for study period 2. If you are enrolled in one of these programmes (see below) it is time to select courses <span><span>between<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span><strong style="font-weight:bold">September 12 and October 3.</strong></span></span></div> <div><span><span><strong style="font-weight:bold"></strong><span class="Apple-converted-space"></span></span></span></div> </div> <div>Log in to My startpage and use the service<span class="Apple-converted-space"> </span><span><strong>Select courses/semester registration</strong><a href="/en/chalmersstudies/courseinformation/CourseSelection/Pages/CourseSelection.aspx" style="text-decoration:underline"><span style="text-decoration:underline;display:inline-block"></span></a></span><strong>.</strong><br /> <p></p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P"><span>Year 1 students in the following programmes should select courses for study period 2: MPALG, MPAME, MPCSN, MPDES, MPEES, MPIDE, MPNAT, MPPDE, MPPEN, MPSES, MPSYS.<span></span></span></p> <p></p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P"> <span><span></span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span><span></span></p></div> <p class="ms-rteElement-P"> <span>Check up that you meet the prerequisites. Some courses fill up quickly.<br /></span></p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P"><span><span class="Apple-converted-space"> <span></span></span></span><a href="/en/chalmersstudies/programme-information/Registration/Pages/semesterregistration.aspx" target="_blank" title="Link to a service, opens up in a new tab"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/ichtm.gif" alt="" /><span><span>Select courses/semester registration<span style="font-weight:bold;text-decoration:underline;display:inline-block"></span></span><span style="display:inline-block"></span></span></a><span><br /></span></p> <p class="ms-rteElement-P"><a title="Link to course selection, opens up in a new tab " target="_blank" href="/en/chalmersstudies/courseinformation/CourseSelection/Pages/Course-selection-study-period-2.aspx"><img src="/_layouts/images/ichtm.gif" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" alt="" />More information about course selection study period 2</a><br /><span></span></p>Tue, 03 Oct 2017 08:00:00 +0200https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/Examination_sign_up.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/Examination_sign_up.aspxSign up for exams in examperiod 1<p><b>​​​​​On September 7 the service Examination sign-up opens for examinations in period 1 (October 21-28). The service is open until October 5. How do I sign-up? Log in to My startpage and use the service Examination sign-up/Cancel sign-up. All upcoming examinations that you can sign up for will be displayed. Once you signed up for the exam you can send the information from the service to Google Calendar or Outlook, the exam code is included.  On My startpage you can see your examinations and exam code, on what time and in which building the exam is held. You must bring the exam code to the exam. Examination sign-up/Cancel sign-up How to sign up for examinations - FAQ examination sign up Search for upcoming examination dates</b></p><div>​​<span class="text-normal"><span></span>​​​On September 7 the </span><span>service Examination sign-up <span style="display:inline-block"></span></span><span><span class="text-normal">opens<span> </span></span></span><span class="text-normal">for examinations in period 1 (October 21-28). The service is open until October 5.</span></div> <span class="text-normal"> <h2 class="ms-rteElement-H2">How do I sign-up?</h2> <div>Log in to My startpage and use the service <strong>Examination sign-up/Cancel sign-up.</strong> All upcoming examinations that you can sign up for will be displayed.</div> <div>Once you signed up for the exam you can send the information from the service to Google Calendar or Outlook, the exam code is included.</div> <div> </div></span><div><span class="text-normal">On My startpage you can see your examinations and exam code, on what time and in which building the exam is held. You must bring the exam code to the exam.<br /><br /><a href="/en/chalmersstudies/Examinations/Pages/Examination%20sign-up.aspx" target="_blank" title="Link to a service, opens up in a new tab"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/ichtm.gif" alt="" />Examination sign-up/Cancel sign-up</a><br /><a title="Link to a FAQ about examination sign up, opens up in a new tab" target="_blank" href="/en/chalmersstudies/Examinations/Pages/how-to-sign-up.aspx"><img src="/_layouts/images/ichtm.gif" class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" alt="" />How to sign up for examinations</a> - FAQ examination sign up<br /><a href="/en/chalmersstudies/Examinations/Pages/Examination%20dates.aspx" target="_blank" title="Link to the service examination dates, opens up in a new tab"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/ichtm.gif" alt="" />Search for upcoming examination dates</a><span class="text-normal"></span> </span></div> Thu, 05 Oct 2017 07:00:00 +0200https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/How-to-write-an-effective-resume-CS.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/How-to-write-an-effective-resume-CS.aspxHow to write an effective resume<p><b>​ A seminar that will give you an opportunity to get some solid advice and practical guidelines on how to write an effective resume for the Swedish labour market. You will learn how to capitilize your strengths and address your weaknesses in a properly presented resume.  Different cultures expect different things from their job applicants, and if you want to have a chance of getting to an interview, it is best you meet their expectations. It is also a good idea to have an overview of what the labor market situation is like in Sweden, both the current situation and historical influences etc, that effect your opportunities to find work. You will not finish this seminar with a completed resume, but you will have a good idea of how to go about buildning a professional document and where to look for further advice and help - and what pitfalls to avoid. ​Register here >>>​</b></p><strong>​<img src="/sv/karriar-jobb/Careers-Service/PublishingImages/Tre_bilder.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:415px;height:82px" /><br /><br /></strong><div><strong style="background-color:initial">A seminar that will give you an opportunity to get some solid advice and practical guidelines on how to write an effective resume for the Swedish labour market. You will learn how to capitilize your strengths and address your weaknesses in a properly presented resume. </strong><br /></div> <div><div><br /></div> <div>Different cultures expect different things from their job applicants, and if you want to have a chance of getting to an interview, it is best you meet their expectations. It is also a good idea to have an overview of what the labor market situation is like in Sweden, both the current situation and historical influences etc, that effect your opportunities to find work.</div> <div><br /></div> <div>You will not finish this seminar with a completed resume, but you will have a good idea of how to go about buildning a professional document and where to look for further advice and help - and what pitfalls to avoid.</div> <div><br /></div> <a href="https://alumni.chalmers.se/public/showform?fID=386" target="_blank"></a><a href="https://alumni.chalmers.se/public/showform?fID=429" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />​Register here &gt;&gt;&gt;</a>​<br /></div>Tue, 10 Oct 2017 17:15:00 +0200https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/LinkedIn---build-your-professional-identity,-starting-today.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/LinkedIn---build-your-professional-identity,-starting-today.aspxLinkedIn - build your professional identity, starting today<p><b>You probably already have a LinkedIn profile. Most of us do. But most of us also feel that we don't get as much out of it as we could. This seminar will teach you how to build your professional identity and find career opportunities using LinkedIn, the world's number one professional network with more than 300 million users all over the world. You will learn: Creating a search optimized LinkedIn profile – dos and don'ts. Building your professional brand – be visible to recruiters and future employers. Using the network – tricks to make the network work for you. Finding opportunities – using LinkedIn’s tools for advanced search and contact-making. Recruiters all around the world use LinkedIn daily in their search for top candidates. This seminar focuses primarily on finding a way into the Swedish labour market. Anyone who feels that the job posting section of the local paper might not be the right place to find a job will get their piece of the pie though. Don't miss this chance to take charge of your career! Register here >>>​</b></p><img src="/sv/karriar-jobb/Careers-Service/PublishingImages/LinkedIn%20skuren.jpg" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:415px;height:142px" /><br /><br />You probably already have a LinkedIn profile. Most of us do. But most of us also feel that we don't get as much out of it as we could. This seminar will teach you how to build your professional identity and find career opportunities using LinkedIn, the world's number one professional network with more than 300 million users all over the world.<div> <div><br /></div> <div>You will learn:</div> <div><ul><li>Creating a search optimized LinkedIn profile – dos and don'ts.<br /></li> <li>Building your professional brand – be visible to recruiters and future employers.<br /></li> <li>Using the network – tricks to make the network work for you.<br /></li> <li>Finding opportunities – using LinkedIn’s tools for advanced search and contact-making.<br /></li></ul></div> <div></div> <div>Recruiters all around the world use LinkedIn daily in their search for top candidates. This seminar focuses primarily on finding a way into the Swedish labour market. Anyone who feels that the job posting section of the local paper might not be the right place to find a job will get their piece of the pie though. Don't miss this chance to take charge of your career!</div> <div><br /></div></div> <a href="https://alumni.chalmers.se/public/showform?fID=430" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Register here &gt;&gt;&gt;</a>​Thu, 09 Nov 2017 17:15:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/Graduation-ceremony.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/Graduation-ceremony.aspxGraduation ceremony<p><b>Chalmers University of Technology holds graduation ceremonies each spring and autumn to honour the graduating students who have received their degrees. The autumn  ceremony will be held on November 18, 2017. Registration for the graduation ceremony opens on October 2 and closes on October 22. Graduation ceremony</b></p>Chalmers University of Technology holds graduation ceremonies each spring and autumn to honour the graduating students who have received their degrees.<br /><br />The <span>autumn<span style="display:inline-block">  </span></span>ceremony will be held on November 18, 2017. Registration for the graduation ceremony opens on October 2 and closes on <span>October 22<span style="display:inline-block"></span></span>.<br /><br /><a href="http://www.chalmers.se/en/about-chalmers/academic-ceremonies/graduation-ceremony/Pages/default.aspx" target="_blank" title="Link to Chalmers website, opens up in a new window"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/ichtm.gif" alt="" />Graduation ceremony</a>Sat, 18 Nov 2017 13:00:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/Prepare-for-a-job-interview-.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/Prepare-for-a-job-interview-.aspxPrepare for a job interview<p><b>This seminar, exclusive for international students, will give you tips, ideas and things to think about before heading off to job interviews. How should you get ready for your job interview, how should you act when you get there, and what are they going to ask you? A good next step to take in your project to find a job is learning about how to deal with an interview situation. We’ll go through: Preparing for an interview The first 30 seconds All about you Asking about them Follow up Register here >>>​ ​</b></p><div><img src="/sv/karriar-jobb/Careers-Service/PublishingImages/Tre_bilder.png" alt="" style="margin:5px;width:415px;height:82px" /><br /><span style="background-color:initial"><br /></span></div> <div><span style="background-color:initial">T</span><span style="background-color:initial">his seminar, exclusive for international students, will give you tips, ideas and things to think about before heading off to job interviews. How should you get ready for your job interview, how should you act when you get there, and what are they going to ask you? A good next step to take in your project to find a job is learning about how to deal with an interview situation.</span><br /></div> <div><br /></div> <div>We’ll go through:</div> <div><ul><li>Preparing for an interview<br /></li> <li>The first 30 seconds<br /></li> <li>All about you<br /></li> <li>Asking about them<br /></li> <li>Follow up</li></ul></div> <a href="https://alumni.chalmers.se/public/showform?fID=431" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Register here &gt;&gt;&gt;</a>​<br />​Tue, 21 Nov 2017 17:15:00 +0100https://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/SFRC-Combustion-scholarship.aspxhttps://student.portal.chalmers.se/en/News/Calendar/Pages/SFRC-Combustion-scholarship.aspxSFRC Combustion scholarship<p><b>​To promote interest in combustion technology, Swedish Association for Combustion Research (SFRC) announces one or a few scholarships (10 000 SEK each) for outstanding theses in combustion technology or energy technology related to combustion technology. Who can apply? You have completed a combustion-related degree (MSc or Master) and reported your thesis at one of the following member universities during 2017: Chalmers University of Technology KTH – Royal Institute of Technology Linnaeus University Umeå University Luleå University of Technology How can I apply? By one page summary describing the thesis and the main conclusions. Applications, together with a final thesis, should be sent to kentaro.umeki@ltu.se with the subject "SFRC scholarship" at latest on 2017-12-31. If the thesis was carried out by two people, you can apply jointly. The scholarship will be divided equally between the two authors. The payment of the scholarship will be made in connection with SFRC annual meeting in March 2018 where the winners will be invited to present their work. SFRC is a network to promote research and development of combustion, consisting of members from both academia and industry. SFRC is the Swedish part of International Flame Research Foundation (IFRF). Swedish Association for Combustion Research   International Flame Research Foundation</b></p>​To promote interest in combustion technology, Swedish Association for Combustion Research (SFRC) announces one or a few scholarships (10 000 SEK each) for outstanding theses in combustion technology or energy technology related to combustion technology.<br /><br /><strong>Who can apply?</strong><br />You have completed a combustion-related degree (MSc or Master) and reported your thesis at one of the following member universities during 2017:<br /><ul><li>Chalmers University of Technology </li> <li>KTH – Royal Institute of Technology</li> <li>Linnaeus University</li> <li>Umeå University</li> <li>Luleå University of Technology</li></ul> <br /><strong>How can I apply?</strong><br />By one page summary describing the thesis and the main conclusions. Applications, together with a final thesis, should be sent to <a href="mailto:kentaro.umeki@ltu.se">kentaro.umeki@ltu.se</a> with the subject &quot;SFRC scholarship&quot; at latest on 2017-12-31.<br /><br />If the thesis was carried out by two people, you can apply jointly. The scholarship will be divided equally between the two authors.<br />The payment of the scholarship will be made in connection with SFRC annual meeting in March 2018 where the winners will be invited to present their work.<br /><br />SFRC is a network to promote research and development of combustion, consisting of members from both academia and industry. SFRC is the Swedish part of International Flame Research Foundation (IFRF). <br /><span><a href="http://www.sfrc.se/" title="Link to Swedish Association for Combustion Research, opens up in a new tab" target="_blank"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />Swedish Association for Combustion Research</a><span style="display:inline-block"><br /> <br /></span></span><br /><br /><span><a href="http://www.ifrf.net/" target="_blank" title="Link to International Flame Research Foundation, opens up in a new tab"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/images/icgen.gif" alt="" />International Flame Research Foundation</a><span style="display:inline-block"><br /></span></span><br />Sun, 31 Dec 2017 07:00:00 +0100