Speaker S3: Careers and mobility for an open European science landscape
Mihaela Costache is policy officer at DG RTD of the European Commission. She is in charge of EURAXESS – one of the largest European networks supporting researchers’ mobility and career development, with 550+ support centres, located in 40 European countries. Her main task is to facilitate the open labour market for researchers in an excellence-driven European Research Area. Ms Costache is also responsible for the EURAXESS portal, which lists thousands of jobs, funding and hosting opportunities for the research domain. Ms. Costache has also coordinated the digitalisation project of the Human Resources Strategy for Researcher (HRS4R) procedure.
Prior to joining the European Commission, Ms Costache worked in communication roles in multinational corporations. She studied at the University of Bucharest, specialising in English and French languages and literatures, as well as communication and HR.