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Life of an Intern

I was completely terrified of the idea of working in 'the real world', but I knew I needed an internship in order to build my future career. My time at Roots Food turned out to be so much more than another company on my CV, as it provided me with friends, memories and personal development. Here is my life as an intern.

Portrait

Meet the Researcher who Combines Metal & Marketing

For most people, heavy metal equals noise pollution. To the Finnish researcher Toni-Matti Karjalainen it’s the sound of his research project. He has recently been at CBS as part of his project to investigate how metal bands promote themselves internationally.

Film

Namaste: Thursday means Yoga Time

Researchers, students and administrative staff gather each Thursday to practice yoga at the Department of Digitalization. The idea comes all the way from Oxford, England.

Theme

Elite-culture spawns stress at CBS

Stress is difficult to get rid of and according to the President of CBS it may not happen, as stress is the companion of an elite-culture.

Blog

Democracy for all or only the privileged few?

The annual Folkemøde has just been held at the island of Bornholm, celebrating democracy and citizen interaction. But as I return from the political festival, I can’t help but question the democracy that is being celebrated – is it really for everyone?

News

The Challenging Mission

Researchers are not good enough at talking about stress, whereas Communications seem to handle stress rather well. What ever the case, we need to change how we talk about stress, CBS staff and postdoc both agree upon.

News

Action, hands-on and influence

Students and small companies are often a perfect match, as they are looking for the same qualities, say the company PL&Partners and students from CBS and the University of Copenhagen.

Film

Cool summer art: Spit, cola and sex

Fine art-student Frederik Næbelrød did quite a performance, when he came by the CBS Summer Party to make a painting symbolizing the issues with trafficking.

Portrait

Hidden refugees and one forbidden book

Rumor has it that the second director of the library at CBS once hid away refugees there during World War II. During the past 95 years, the library has expanded rapidly making room for everyone – except Karl Marx.

News, Theme

CBS is battling increasing stress

The latest satisfaction survey at CBS reveals that employees are becoming more stressed every year. CBS tries to battle the increase with anti-stress initiatives, and they seem to work, says HRD Consultant Trine Madsen from CBS.

Guide

Budapest: The East European jewel

Thinking about going to Eastern Europe? According to CBS-student Dávid Fülöp, Budapest has it all. Thermal pools, architectural history and plenty of places to find a hearty Hungarian meal.

News, Theme

More than every other CBS-student is stressed

Stress is becoming the new normal at CBS, as 56 percent of its students feel stressed. CBS Students and the senior management take this very seriously and want to initiate concrete solutions from September this year.

Meet the Danes

Midsummer in Denmark: Time to burn some witches

Midsummer is celebrated in all of the Nordic countries, but in Denmark it's done a little bit differently.

Blog

Wonder Women, but Where to Find them?

How much can a movie do? Apparently a whole lot. As a motion picture, ‘Wonder Woman’ has set in motion an empowerment movement amongst women and girls. But as I step out of the cinema and onto campus, I start to question where the academic wonder women are to empower me as a student – regardless of my gender.  

Film

The rumor about the office chain

Just like the President of CBS the Department of Organization has an office chain. Although, they are a bit in doubt who actually made it.

Guide

Brussels: Moules Frites and the Belgian Eiffel Tower

Johanna Jacobsen had been to France many times, but wanted more of the Francophone livestyle. For that reason, she went to Brussels for her exchange and guides you the best Moules Frites and recommends to see a 102 metre tall steel construction.

News

Top CEOs: Travel, learn languages and be human

It’s not only about getting good grades and be hard working to succeed in the future job market. The business leaders, Stina Vrang Elias, Richard Emerton and Louise Seest put emphasis on the importance of being curious to the world, critical and human as crucial competences.

News

CBS report: Students are lacking competences for the future job market

Master students find it difficult when it comes to getting the right skills and competences for future jobs, a new CBS report presented to 600 CEOs today shows. The gap between what is taught at CBS, and what competences will be needed in the labor market only seems to grow bigger, argues professor at CBS.

Blog

The Paradox of the Profile Picture Filter

As yet another terror attack strikes Europe, social media abound with sympathy posts, quotes and pictures. But does a like, filter or hashtag really change anything, or are they on the contrary contributing to the terrorists' agenda? Perhaps our French flag profile pictures aren't as supportive as we think.

Cover story

Seher shaves her head for charity

Shaving off one’s hair would be a challenge for most - but not for CBS Student Seher Cam. She has been dreaming about it since she was 18 years old and now she is doing it for a good cause. Her hair will be donated to a wig manufacturer to create wigs for children with cancer.