Interview with an international early career researcher

Why choose to start your research career in another country? What are the benefits and pitfalls of deciding to do this? One of the key benefits, that both Tatjana Aue an early career researcher based in Switzerland and Jouni Uitto well established academic based in the US, highlight is building an international professional network.

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In the first interview with a young international researcher on the Society for Psychological Research blog Aue shares her motivations for seeking an international experience at the start of her research career. Aue’s experience clearly has been a positive one despite cultural adjustments and the frustrations of getting to grips to new administrative systems and the subsequent impact of delaying time spent on her research. Aue shares tips on finding research opportunities through conference networks and also finding funding opportunities for researchers seeking international experience.

Click here to read more about Aue’s experiences and perspectives on gaining international experience as an early career researcher.

Entrevista con un investigador internacional principiante
¿Por qué elegir el inicio de una carrera de investigación en otro país? ¿Cuáles son los beneficios y las desventajas de tomar esta decisión? Uno de los beneficios clave, que tanto Tatjana Aue, una investigadora principiante radicada en Suiza y Jouni Uitto, un académico bien establecido en los Estados Unidos destacan es el desarrollo de una red profesional internacional.
En la primera entrevista con un joven investigador internacional en el blog de la Asociación para la Investigación en Psicología Aue comparte las motivaciones que las llevaron a buscar una experiencia internacional al comienzo de su carrera de investigadora. La experiencia de Aue ha sido claramente positiva a pesar de los ajustes culturales y las frustraciones que conlleva adaptarse a nuevos sistemas administrativos con las subsiguientes demoras para poder dedicarse a su investigación. Aue comparte consejos para encontrar oportunidades de investigación a través de redes de conferencias y también para encontrar oportunidades de financiamiento para investigadores en busca de una experiencia internacional.

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