“How Sciences Po helped me get there”

Babacar Seck graduated with a Master’s degree from Sciences Po in 2014. Now a project manager in the office of the Chairman & CEO of Axa Group, Babacar explains why the skills he gained at Sciences Po are so precious to him on the job.

He particularly emphasises the importance of the cross-disciplinary and international approach offered at Sciences Po. He also highlights the invaluable practical experience and language skills Sciences Po students develop during their undergraduate and graduate studies. Listen to Babacar speaking at the 2016 Sciences Po Online Open House.

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