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From the centre of politics to the most secret rooms in a museum. 73 per cent of all Danish students have a job while they are at university. Sandi Rizvić is a student of classical archaeology and an employee at Thorvaldsen's Museum.
The Danish Study Progress Reform has not had any impact on the number of students taking student jobs. Quite the contrary, more students have student jobs now than three years ago, according to new figures from the Danish Association of Masters and PhDs (DM).
Nadia Azaquoun is just about to graduate with a master’s in law, and works for Maersk Drilling as a legal assistant. She works mainly with company law, and feels comfortable with the work and the workplace.
Medical student Christine Manich Bech has started up an education project for children in Tanzania. This project is the most important thing for her: Her studies, her student job, and her friends will just have to adjust.
Anna Strand Thomsen loves her student job as student assistant at the Danish collection and disbursement authority Udbetaling Danmark. She decides what her working hours are herself. And she reckons that she has better working conditions than anyone else she knows personally.
Caroline works in customer service at the Danish Meteorological Institute DMI and studies geography and geoinformatics. Her job is to know (almost) everything about the wind and the weather.
Cecilie L. Carstens studies chemistry and works as a laboratory assistant in the company Infuser ApS, which works with air purification technologies and cooperates with the University of Copenhagen.
Students at the University of Copenhagen work jobs an average of five hours a week, but what do they do when they clock in at a student job? The University Post asked several students how they spend their days.