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GCE Alumni (4): Project manager at “Grüne Liga”

The master´s programme “Global Change Ecology” (GCE) started in 2006. Since that time, some GCE students have already completed their Master´s degree.
We are interested to know what has been happening in the lives of our former GCE students. A few GCE alumni told us about GCE and how their careers have continued after they had finished the master´s programme.
The fourth one in our series is Farina Hoffmann, who was born in Germany and started to study GCE in 2016
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Why did you decide to study GCE?
International student body, interdisciplinarity, connections to UN bodies and conferences, students from different backgrounds.

What did you like most about GCE?
International students, student coordination was fantastic and always helpful, community among the students.

How has your career continued after GCE?
Started working for “GRÜNE LIGA e.V.” since 06/2020 as a project manager.

What is your current position? What are your tasks?
Project manager at GRÜNE LIGA for a project on gypsum mining, I manage the project, by getting in contact with people in the industry and civil organizations, organizing events, overlooking the finances.

How has GCE supported your career?
It has given me a good backround knowledge on current issues on the environment.

What do you recommend to the current GCE students?
Try and pick internships that are really interesting to you for a future job, maybe even start working at a place next to the studies.

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Valentin Emanuel Lang

Author: Valentin Emanuel Lang

I studied the bachelor´s programme “Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation international” in Greifswald and have continued to study the master´s programme “Global Change Ecology” in Bayreuth since 2018. My main interest is in environmental policy.
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