In our #InsideAT series we regularly present new employees. Today it's Lara Finkmann's turn. She is starting with us as a student trainee in HR - in this interview she tells us what drove her to do it, what her background is and how she likes to spend her life outside of work.
What position will you take on at [at]?
I start as a working student in HR.
How did you find out about [at]?
A friend of mine already works at [at] and told me about the job posting.
Why did you choose [at]?
The team atmosphere, the working atmosphere and the corporate culture at [at] convinced me straight away.
What are you looking forward to the most?
I am very much looking forward to delving deeper into the facets of HR and especially to working with my new team.
What did you do before?
After completing my bachelor's degree in business psychology, I am now studying clinical psychology for my master's degree. I was able to gain experience in event management, education and recruiting in various student trainee positions.
Where were you born and raised?
I was born in Stuttgart but grew up in Wolnzach (a small town between Munich and Ingolstadt).
What do you do in your spare time?
In my free time, I love to travel and be out in nature, for example, hiking or skiing. You can also often find me baking cakes in the kitchen.
What has been your favourite travel destination so far and where would you definitely like to go?
My favourite countries are Iceland and Australia. At the top of my list of next destinations are Canada and Scandinavia.
What was your dream job as a child?
I wanted to be a veterinarian.
What is your favourite film / series?
My favourite film is The notebook.
What was the last book you read?
The last book I read was:Think like a monk - Jay Shetty
What used to be your favourite subject at school?
I always looked forward to sports lessons the most.
What would you get up for in the middle of the night?
To go skiing in the mountains or to watch the sunrise.