Read about Milja Norberg who graduated in 2014 with a major in Economic History. The flexibility of the Economic History Department allowed her to spend a year in Lebanon in the middle of the early refugee crises. Among other interesting points, Milja writes that in the field of development, “it is easy to be critical, but not as easy to come up with better alternatives”.
Juho-Atte Riikonen, a Human Geography major and Graduate Year of 2012 gives a tip for future BIDSters: “Do not feel like you have to work in the development field just because you studied development studies. Your expertise and way of thinking is valuable in other fields as well!”. Read more about Juho’s experiences below!