- JR at Sciences Po ©Sciences Po
Cameras that “serve as weapons”, photos as “political bombs” that “explode”: such was the language of photographer JR when he addressed a packed lecture hall of students at Sciences Po this week. Taking his audience on a two-hour whistle-stop tour of the most provocative pieces of his career – by way of Paris, Rio de Janeiro, and the Mexican border – JR answered the question of whether art is by its nature political. If his compelling lecture made one thing clear, it’s that his work certainly always is.
- App Icons ©Zeeger Vink
The explosion of the mobile app market has completely changed the way that consumers interact with logos and trademarks. Apps now rely on their icons to distinguish them from large numbers of brands offering similar and rival services. Zeeger Vink, Intellectual Property Lawyer and Lecturer in Communications, Media & Creative Industries at the School of Management and Innovation, gives ten recommendations to ensure the creation of a strong, distinctive, and protected app icon. Watch his tutorial.
The 2019 Graduate Employability Survey asked the Class of 2017 what they were up to now. Their responses indicated that Sciences Po graduates are entering the job market even more quickly than in previous years, with 87% landing a job less than 6 months after graduating (compared to 83.6% for the Class of 2016).
Graduates’ attractivity amongst employers is stronger than ever before. More young graduates declare that they are in a stable job with a permanent contract (76%), and they are also better paid with an average gross annual salary outside of France reaching 40.611 euros. The majority of the Class of 2017 responded that they are satisfied with their job taking into account new measures of professional well-being.
Survey Results in 5 key figures
91% of graduates who decided to enter the job market are currently working (this figure remains stable compared to last year)
87% found their first job less than 6 months after graduating (compared to 83.7% in the 2018 Graduate Employability Survey)
70% work in the private sector (69% in the 2018 survey)
34% are working outside of France (this figure is stable)
The average gross annual income outside of France has gone up to 40.6K€ (compared to 37.4K euros in the 2018 survey)
- Actualité Sciences Po
Today’s consumer is young, connected, curious and looking for a sophisticated & personalized offer online & offline. This new reality explains the roaring success of new beauty players that smartly capture and reflect the modern mindset.
Welcome speech: Frédéric Mion Director of Sciences Po
- Anders Sandberg, Senior Research Fellow at the University ©University of Oxford
Anders Sandberg is Senior Research Fellow at the Future of Humanity Institute at the Oxford Martin School, University of Oxford. His research centres on societal and ethical issues surrounding neuroscience, human enhancement and new technologies.
- Meggy Pyaneeandee, 2018 graduate, in the gardens at Sciences Po ©Sciences Po
Dear Sciences Po,
It was very important to me to express my gratitude for these last six years.
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Active and innovative learning techniques
For its first year of existence, one of the objectives of EMI was the introduction of active and innovative learning techniques in their course offer. In this framework, a climate negotiation was successfully organized in Professor Eloi Laurent’s course “Political Economy of the Environment-Managing our ecological crisis”.
- Place Vendôme, Paris ©Jose Ignacio Soto/Shutterstock
Starting in September 2019, the School of Management and Innovation is launching a new Master’s degree in marketing entitled “New Luxury & Art de Vivre”.
- Robert Tindwa ©Elisabeth Brunet / Sciences Po
Robert Tindwa started as an undergraduate on the Sciences Po Reims Campus. Today he is a Master's student and the recipient of the L'Oréal Excellence Award Africa. Read the interview.
- Sciences Po alumna Nora Poggi
Nora Poggi is a Sciences Po Master of Communications and the Director-Producer of the award-winning documentary film, "She Started It" on women tech entrepreneurs. The film was named one of "5 Must-Watch Movies for Entrepreneurs in 2017" by Inc Magazine and was shown at over 300 events, at Harvard University, Columbia University, Yale University, Stanford University, The World Bank, Disney, Google, Apple, Microsoft, as well as nume