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Student testimonials

Students from the Department of Psychology at HMKW talk about their experience.

"I want to change large organizations in the spirit of the age"

The combination of studies in psychology, media and business brought alumnus Benedikt Hüsch (B.Sc. Media and Business Psychology) to HMKW in Cologne. After his studies, he joined the management consultancy Ernst&Young - in addition to his freelance work as a systemic coach. In this interview, he tells us more about his career and his goals for the future.

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Connecting with international students at Coventry University

HMKW student Kristin Hessel (second from the right) with fellow students

Kristin Hessel (B.Sc. Media and Business Psychology at HMKW Cologne) was looking for a new challenge: She spent the last winter semester at Coventry University, an Erasmus partner university of HMKW. Here she tells us about exciting experiences, encounters with international students and how her semester abroad helped her in both personal and professional terms.

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Becoming self-employed with one's own art-based consulting business

Combining the best of both worlds: This is the goal that alumna Bella Zhang (M.A. Business Psychology) is pursuing after graduation. In Sweden, she has started her own consulting business and offers, among other things, art-based workshops in companies on the topics of health promotion, mindfulness and team development.

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From university to a professional career as a marketing project manager and local politician

Johanna Koch studied media and business psychology dual at HMKW Berlin.

Alumna Johanna Koch pursues two professions with great enthusiasm: She has been working at the EUREF campus since the summer as a project manager in the area of marketing and business development. At the same time, she is active in local politics: In the current election, she was elected to the district council for the FDP Berlin Mitte. When we met her for a coffee, we chatted with her about her career start, her current jobs, and her goals for the future.

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Marketing know-how based on theory and practice

[Translate to englisch:] Hannah Löhr hat an der HMKW den Bachelor-Studiengang Medien- und Wirtschaftspsychologie absolviert. Foto: privat

Hannah Löhr, a recent graduate in media and business psychology, has been hired by her internship company, the social media agency THE WANTS SOCIAL. In this interview, she talks about the main motives behind her choice of study and the advantages of a practice-oriented study program.

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"Work with passion - and you will win!"

Alumna Lena Janovics is now working in the area of personnel development and recruiting.

For Lena Janovics, graduate of B.A. Media and Business Psychology, it was already clear during her studies that she would like to work in human resources later on. Because she simply loves to work with people! Thanks to her student trainee job at Deutsche Wohnen SE, she was able to start her career right after graduation. In this interview, she talks about her first job position as a recruiter, her plans for the future and her best memories from her student days.

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DJ, artist, label manager: Graduate Joe Metzenmacher lives his dream

Joe Metzenmacher holds a B.A. in Media and Business Psychology from HMKW Berlin.

Music is Joe Metzenmacher's greatest passion. Early on he prepared his professional career in the music business by working on various projects while still a student. So much ambition and tenacity pays off: Today, Metzenmacher now works as a DJ and artist and is a co-owner and label manager of Heideton Records. In this interview he told us to what extent his studies have helped him on his way and which advice he would like to share with other students.

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