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Middle Years Guide

Congratulations for passing the candidacy exam! Now is a good time to talk with your peers about that slump of motivation you may be feeling after a year.

Having an official position in the lab comes with more responsibilities as well as opportunities. TAing, supervising students, internships, collaborations… Remember that a PhD is about research, not about having the highest grades in classes or being the most available TA for students, so manage your time wisely.

This list of useful things at EPFL might be useful to you during your time at EPFL.

You’ll find advice and experience from senior students below.

TAing
Supervising semester projects
Industry internships