The countdown starts

From Diana Thiel (guest post) on October 25, 2011

Graduation was right around the corner, and then – what next? Which was the right path for me? Apprenticeship? University? …

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Apprentices’ Grill Party 2011

From Diana Thiel (guest post) on October 21, 2011

On August 18, it was finally time once again for the annual SMA apprentices’ grill party. Approximately 150 apprentices from …

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Going to the dogs

From Diana Thiel (guest post) on October 13, 2011

At the end of July, the little border collie mix puppy “Jack” decided to shake things up at the SMA …

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Vorderer Westen – something for the eyes and for the soul

From Diana Thiel (guest post) on October 10, 2011

The Vorderer Westen, the most popular part of the city for academics (and those who would like to be academics) …

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“Think about Your Bellybutton”: Checking out “Active Break”

From on October 7, 2011

It’s 1:20 on a Wednesday afternoon. I’m standing in the basement of Building 7, where SMA has its own fitness …

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Travel and Work at SMA

From Kristin Kellner (guest post) on September 23, 2011

Even after five weeks in California, I hadn’t gotten tired of the heat or the air conditioning or the burgers. …

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Life in Kassel

From Petra Krug (guest post) on September 20, 2011

So here we are, the employee blog. There are several interesting blog post categories to choose from, and I went …

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SMA has turned 30

From Diana Thiel (guest post) on September 9, 2011

Viewed objectively, 30 years might not seem like a lot, but it is quite long time for a young industry …

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a perfect night to take in some culture

From Diana Thiel (guest post) on September 6, 2011

Saturday evening was a perfect night to take in some culture. We started at the KulturBahnhof, a train station turned …

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SMA summer parties – the tradition continues

From Diana Thiel (guest post) on September 5, 2011

On September, 9 the SMA employee summer party is upon us once again and preparations are in full swing. It’s …

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A Dream Comes True, “California, Here We Come”

From on September 2, 2011

Even while applying for a position in wholesale and international marketing at SMA, I wondered how soon I might have …

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Student BBQ

From Diana Thiel (guest post) on August 30, 2011

On August 24, our much-anticipated meet-up BBQ arrived and thankfully summer came with it a few days before. So early …

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