What STS brings you and how to use it

Mesman, J. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation (speaker at event)Talk or presentationAcademic

Description

Time and time again, we witness technological failures, expensive non-functioning systems, environmental disasters, failing medical procedures etc. The point is that many of these failures and disasters are often due to an underestimation of the potential overflowing effects or a too unreflective and naïve belief in technological and scientific progress. In relation to these issues STS graduates have something special on offer as they are trained to think out of the box, beyond boundaries and in an ‘counter-intuitive way’. Being trained that the ‘stuff of the world’ can be thought of in new ways puts STS graduates in an excellent position on the job market. These employability characteristics deserve our attention and thus will be the focal point of our morning discussion.
Period6 Dec 2019
Event titleSTS: Skills, Career Trajectories and Stories<br/>: Workshop on career orientation and professional opportunities for STS graduates
Event typeWorkshop
LocationVienna, Austria
Degree of RecognitionInternational

Keywords

  • employability
  • STS