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‘In Science, You Can Only Do What Interests You’

‘In Science, You Can Only Do What Interests You’
What happens when a love for research knows no limit? It leads to a career in academia. How to start off on the right foot in science? What makes a young scientist successful in the eyes of the academic community and what do they do in postdoc programmes? Vladislav Khvostov, a graduate of the HSE University School of Psychology who is currently doing research in a postdoc programme at the University of Iceland, explained this and more to Success Builder.

‘Earning a Master’s Puts You in the Company of New People—It’s Good Networking’

‘Earning a Master’s Puts You in the Company of New People—It’s Good Networking’
Elena Ilyina successfully combined studies of management and law, which helps her in her current job at Rosatom. As the Director for State Support, she has gained interesting experience overseeing several different divisions. In this interview with Success Builder, Ms Ilyina explained what an innovative company and nuclear medicine are, how Rosatom works with scientists from universities, and why building a career at the company is not only easy, but also interesting.

‘HSE University Is Like a Huge Machine for Generating Passion for New Subjects’

‘HSE University Is Like a Huge Machine for Generating Passion for New Subjects’
HSE University ICEF graduate Yaroslav Kolodyazhnyy switched from the investment industry to IT and is now a project manager in the Yandex Corporate Development Department in Dubai. In this interview with Success Builder, he spoke about the benefits of student networking, the right way to approach a job search, and what project managers do at Yandex.

‘The Digital Industry Needs Capable Management’

‘The Digital Industry Needs Capable Management’
Ayagoz Musabaeva, who holds a master’s degree from the HSE Faculty of Computer Science, has successfully applied her research skills to business. After working in the laboratory of the specialised Institute for Information Transmission Problems (IITP) at the HSE Faculty of Mathematics, she went to work in the industry and is now conducting research in machine learning at Akvelon, an international company. In this interview with Success Builder, Ms Musabaeva explained how a data scientist can find herself in eSports and what to do if you lack soft skills in IT.

‘HSE Teaches You to Put in the Effort to Be the Best’

‘HSE Teaches You to Put in the Effort to Be the Best’
After graduating with honours from the HSE FES, Artyom Gudov decided to go into business. He successfully managed the investment departments of the major Russian companies OZON and M.Video – Eldorado and now works as CFO of the Eqvilent group of companies headquartered in Dubai. In this interview with Success Builder, Mr. Gudov shared why he switched from banking to industry, why marketplaces are the future, and how you can make money on high-frequency trading.

‘The Brand Manager Brings All the Functions of a Company Together So That a New Product Is Born’

‘The Brand Manager Brings All the Functions of a Company Together So That a New Product Is Born’
The Abrau-Durso group of companies is a leader in the Russian winemaking market. Tatiana Babina, a graduate of the continuing professional development (CPD) programme at HSE University, is working to maintain and strengthen that position. In this interview with Success Builder, she explains why she chose HSE University, why an accomplished specialist needs to continue her studies, and whose opinion in the company reigns on the subject of winetasting.