Profiles of Mentors

JOB SEARCH

How and where to search for jobs/internships within your industry, conducting mock interview, giving feedback on mentee’s CV)

ZAITUNA TULABBERGEN

SHSS, Economics

2019

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

McKinsey&Company, Consultant Intern

DARYA MIKHAILENKO
SENG, Electrical and Electronic Engineering

SENG, Electrical and Electronic Engineering

2018

CA,USA

Google, Silicon Engineer in Mountain View,
before she was a PhD student for 2 years at the University of Rochester, NY.

ABYLAY ISMAILOV
SSHS, Economics

SSHS, Economics

2019

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

NU, Master of Science in Finance, 2019

ULAN MANSUROV
SENG, Chemical Engineering

SENG, Chemical Engineering

2016, 2018

Atyrau region, Kazakhstan

Tengizchevroil, Operational Excellence Assurance specialist

NURSULTAN SVANKULOV
SST, Mathematics

SST, Mathematics

2016

Netherlands, Amsterdam

Dynamic Credit, Investment Analyst

NETWORKING

What networking approaches are the best, how to network and where

SAFURA ALIYEVA
GSPP, Public Policy

GSPP, Public Policy

2010

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Dynamic Credit, Investment Analyst

GULAIIM ALMATKYZY
SST, Biological Sciences

SST, Biological Sciences

2015

Oregon, USA

PhD student in Public Health at the Oregon State University, USA

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Graduate application, GRE, GMAT, how to choose a university and etc.

GULAIIM ALMATKYZY
SST, Biological Sciences

SST, Biological Sciences

2015

Oregon, USA

PhD student in Public Health at the Oregon State University, USA

ZHANAR TULEUTAYEVA
SHSS, Economics

SHSS, Economics

2019

Ypsilanti, MI, USA

MA in Women’s and Gender Studies at Eastern Michigan University, 2019-2021

AIDANA MASSALIMOVA
SENG

SENG

2017

Zürich, Switzerland

ETH Zürich, Research assistant.
Graduated from Technical University of Munich, Germany, 2017-2020

SANZHAR NURAKHAYEV
SST, Biological Sciences

SST, Biological Sciences

2019

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

NUSOM student 2019-2021

CAREER CONVERSATIONS

Current trends, organizational culture, how to make a choice

MADI KONAKBAYEV
GSPP, Public Administration

GSPP, Public Administration

2019

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Senior Manager, External Affairs Department, Kazpost JSC

DINMUKHAMBET RAIYMBEKOV
SENG, Civil Engineering

SENG, Civil Engineering

2016, 2018

Atyrau region, Kazakhstan

Tengizchevroil, Civil Engineer

KAMILYA NURSEITOVA
SSHS, Economics

SSHS, Economics

2015

Almaty, Kazakhstan

Deloitte, consultant, Almaty, Kazakhstan

ADILET GAPAROV
SST, Robotics and Mechatronics

SST, Robotics and Mechatronics

2016

Sweden

Worked Microsoft CIS since graduation from NU (May 2016 – Sept 2018). In September 2020 will be joining Volvo Cars' Digital Strategy team in Sweden (in the process of obtaining work permit).
Graduated from IE University (Madrid, Spain) with Master in Business Analytics and Big Data.

SPANDIYARKHAN KULMETOV
SHSS, Economics

SHSS, Economics

2016

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

Development Bank of Kazakhstan, Senior manager of credit analysis and deals structuring

YERZHAN IMANMALIK
SST, Computer science

SST, Computer science

2018

Moscow, Russia

MS in data science student at Skoltech, 2019-2021

AIDANA KASSYMOVA
SSHS, Economics

SSHS, Economics

2015

London, United Kingdom

KPMG, Assistant Manager

MERUYERT KENESSOVA (KANZHIGALINA)
SSHS, Economics

SSH, Economics

2016

Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan

AIFC Fintech Hub, Senior manager

RESEARCH OPPORTUNITIES

what areas are the most required, how to do research, etc

ADILET OTEMISSOV
SST, Mathematics

SST, Mathematics

2015

Oxford, United Kingdom

PhD in Math (Optimization, Machine Learning), University of Oxford, 2016-2020