Secondments: Great opportunity to gain experience and build networks

Telenor, Oslo

My first secondment was in Telenor ASA, Oslo, Norway, a Norwegian majority state-owned multinational telecommunications company with headquarters located in Fornebu, a small and beautiful suburban municipality, 10km west of Oslo’s downtown.

Telenor headquarters at Fornebu, near Oslo
Beautiful view from Telenor’s building
Example of our measurement setup

ETH, Zurich

Almost a month ago I started my visit to the Swiss Data Science Center (SDSC), ETH, Zurich, Switzerland, which is an entirely different environment than Telenor.

ETH Zurich, Zentrum campus
Fallätsche, Zurich

Golden point

If you are coming from a non-EU country it’s always better to arrange your secondment at least 4–5 months earlier and be sure about the VISA policies.


Article written and edited by Salman Mohebi, a PhD researcher at University of Padova.



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