Justyna graduated from the University of Social Sciences and Humanities and is currently a PhD Candidate at the Interdisciplinary Doctoral Studies Program of the University of Social Sciences and Humanities. She is preparing a doctoral thesis Socializing role of international migration in school-to-work-transition. In 2014, she has won the prestigious Florian Znaniecki’s Best Master Thesis Award granted by the Polish Sociological Association. Her award-winning work was titled Strategies of social sciences’ graduates in the labour market [Strategie funkcjonowania absolwentow nauk spolecznych na rynku pracy] and was supervised by Professor Izabela Grabowska.
In August 2016, Justyna has participated in the IMISCOE PhD Summer School at Princeton University.
Earlier, she was research coordinator for the project Carrier paths of graduates ‘of University of Social Sciences and Humanities – the value of diploma and education with work combining founded from the statutory funds of the SWPS University.
She was also the researcher in the project Cultural diffusion through social remittances between Poland and UK funded by National Sciences Centre Poland, led by Izabela Grabowska.
She cooperates with the Centre of Migration Research of the University of Warsaw, where she is the secretariat’s coordinator of the Postgraduate Programme ‘Contemporary International Migration’.
From 2012 to 2015 she had collaborate with the private sector, providing business customers with solutions connected to the international recruitment of workers.
Justyna specialises in school-to-work-transitions, alumni’ career paths and mobility of youngsters.