Placement/internship and job's orientation

Philosophers at work: job's orientation meetings

Innovative teaching in the Master’s Degree programme in Philosophical Sciences of the Ca' Foscari University of Venice. A workshop brings the students closer to the labour market This year, an innovative teaching project will support the Master’s Degree programme in Philosophical Sciences of the Cultural Heritage Department of the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice.

The Master’s Degree programme, divided into two different curricula - Philosophy and Educational Counselling and Training -, offers different professional perspectives and, precisely in order to guide the students in the labour market, it proposes a cycle of meetings with professionals with a philosophical background working in different sectors: through extracurricular workshops they will help bring the students closer to the potentials offered by philosophical studies and enlighten them on the future professional dynamics and opportunities.. 

The Philosophers at work project entails various meetings with HR managers, training and selection experts, journalists, bioethics experts, publishers of publishing houses, professionals of cultural institutions.

“The objective is to give students guidance in the labour market. So the lessons of the Master’s Degree course will be supported by activities engaging students in practical exercises, the preparation of presentations or papers, the simulation of business meetings to find solutions to problems, company visits"

Fabrizio Turoldo, professor of Bioethics

The Master’s Degree in Philosophical Sciences, developing analytical skills and an open mind, allows the students, among other things, to become qualified HR managers.

  • Massimiliano Costa, professor of Training Economics, will be hold his vocational training meetings from February 4 to March 12 2019, together with the HR management of Speedline srl that will present case history with team work, company visits and in-class discussions;
  • During the course of Bioethics, on February 6, 20 and 27 2019, professor Fabrizio Turoldo will be joined by doctor Camillo Barbisan, graduate in Philosophy at Ca' Foscari and head of the Bioethics Service at the Health Department of Padua Hospital;
  • Professor Stefano Maso, teacher of Greek origins of European philosophical tradition, will conduct a seminar, together with Luca Taddio, editorial manager of Mimesis (February 14, 2019), to explain the importance of philosophical education in the publishing world;
  • And again, on 1st March 2019, journalist Pietro del Soldà, host of the Rai 3 broadcast "Tutta la città ne parla", will run a seminar entitled "A philosopher on the radio", organized by Prof. Luigi Perissinotto.

The presence of other guests will enhance the extracurricular workshops that are open to all the students of the Master’s Degree course in Philosophical Sciences.

To consult available substitute activities and the relative forms for achieving the creditsvisit the Italian page.

Last update: 14/02/2024