Kerstin Beckenius


Karolinska Institutet, Sweden

Job title

Career Program Manager


Kerstin Beckenius is a Career Program Manager at Student and Careers Office at Karolinska Institutet, Sweden. Kerstin has been developing Career Service for Researchers at Karolinska Institutet since 2007. In her current position she develops different training programs, courses, seminars and workshops for researchers aiming for an academic or alternative career. With a background in marketing and communication, working in the private sector for a couple of years and a certificate in communication and leadership and in project management she has the knowledge in transferable skills, useful in advising the researchers about their careers paths. Responsible for Karolinska Institutet's internship programs for doctoral students and researchers, she has an extended network of companies and organizations and a focus on external relations.