Scientific Conferences on a Budget

Conferences are an important part of the world of science and technology. We get to publish preliminary results and bounce them off of our colleagues (or sometimes strongest competitors). It’s time for networking and also helps to take a break from the lab grind. But conferences take a huge burden on our budget. We have […]

How to score that geophysics job – a data-driven approach

Did you ever wonder what employers actually want from you? Well, I did. Pretty much always. Seems like a huge mystery. So as I was updating my LinkedIn profile, I realized that I could tailor my profile to actually be found by companies looking for a geophysicist. They’re actually making it really easy on you […]

My internship with Schlumberger

Living in a different country always gives you a lot of opportunities, but also poses you in a rather uncomfortable position of being far far out of your comfort zone. My internship in London is exactly this way. Seismic imaging Courtesy of Western Geco This internship with Schlumberger was about seismic interpolation. Although my internship […]

A guide to internships in foreign countries

Internships in foreign countries sometimes confront you with cultural differences you were not aware of. It’s hard to prepare for those. There is however some stuff you can prepare for. Apart from the target language, you might consider some of the following questions. What kind of money do they have? A map of the Eurozone […]

The first rule of WesternGeco…

you do not talk about WesternGeco! Well no. You may talk about WesternGeco, but I just got my Welcome package at Schlumberger. Which already leads me to the headline, I just signed a confidentiality agreement. This will make it kind of hard to talk about the internship on this blog, but I will do my […]

Warum wird man Geophysiker?

Ich bin von ganzem Herzen Geophysiker. Doch da stellt sich die Frage: Warum liebe ich Geophysik so sehr?! Als kleiner Junge, war ich ein eher besonderes Kind. Ich spielte nicht im Sandkasten, ich erforschte die Lokale Kiesgrube. Zugegeben recht erfolgreich, da ich mit geologisch-geophysikalischen Themen beim Landeswettbewerb “Sch?ler experimentieren” regelm??ig Preise einheimste. Fr?h habe ich […]

Mein Praktikum in Oslo beginnt

Hi! Mein Name ist Jesper S?ren Dramsch aus Hamburg und ich studiere Geophysik auf Master. “Wo soll das nur hinf?hren?” Der Stein des Ansto?es zu diesem Blog findet sich darin, dass ich f?r zwei Monate nach Oslo gegangen bin um ein Praktikum bei Fugro Seismic Imaging AS zu machen. Letzten Montag habe ich dort angefangen […]