In the HfP lecture series "Career Paths" we welcomed Dr. Klaus Höchstetter as our first guest in 2019. Under the title "Time for Action", Dr. Höchstetter impressively reported to the students on his personal career after graduation and in this context emphasized the advantages of studying at the Hochschule für Politik München. HfP´s interdisciplinary programs connect politics and technology und thus prepare students for a successful start into professional life, said Dr. Höchstetter. In addition, Dr. Höchstetter, who is also a sponsor of the Hochschule für Politik München, gave an overview of the activities of the Klaus Höchstetter Foundation and funding opportunities – which are available also for HfP students.
This semester, the Bavarian School of Public Policy at the Technical University of Munich is continuing its lecture series "Career Paths". Dr. Jeanne Rubner, head of the trimedial editorial office "Wissen und Bildung aktuell" at Bayerischer Rundfunk, spoke as a guest speaker about the future of science journalism. In her contribution, Dr. Rubner pointed out that the users mainly want original content, exclusive stories and explanatory pieces and that they want to do so as parallel as possible on all available platforms.
Continuing its tradition as a meeting place for political science, political education and political practice, the second event of the new format "Career Paths" took place at the Bavarian School of Public Policy. Mr Lutz Güllner, Head of Unit for the Directorate General for for Trade of the European Commission briefly described his professional positions and gave a detailed insight into the possibilities for work and practical training at the European Commission. In addition to the studies, the main distinctive feature is the practical experience to successfully apply to the European Commission.
The Bavarian School of Public Policy continues its tradition as a meeting place for political science, political education and political practice through newly established event series. Yesterday evening the new event series "Career paths" started. Dr. Jens-Christian Gaedtke, deputy head in the Department for EU policy questions in the ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany, reported on the work in the diplomatic service and the opportunities for entry and work. With the format "career paths", the students gain insights into the professional life and career opportunities of political scientists.